Bayonet, c1916; [?]; c1916; 2011.137
Bayonet, c1916About this object
Bayonet and scabbard, 1907 pattern. Designed for SMLE (short magazine Lee-Enfield, .303) rifles as used in WW1 and WW2. The handle is stamped: "NZ".Maker
World War IPlace Made
processed material, metal
organic, vegetal, wood
processed material, leather
Stamped on handle: "NZ".Measurements
h 30mm x l 565mm x w 66mm
From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".Object Type
This is a 1907 pattern bayonet for use with the Short Magazine Lee Enfield rifle. This verson was introduced in 1916 and is WW1 and WW2 period.
(reference page 113 'New Zealand Army personal Equipment 1910-1945'