Bayonet, c1916; [?]; c1916; 2011.137

Name/Title

Bayonet, c1916

About 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

[?]

Maker Role

Maker

Date Made

c1916

Period

World War I

Place Made

[?]

Medium and Materials

processed material, metal
organic, vegetal, wood
processed material, leather

Inscription and Marks

Stamped on handle: "NZ".

Measurements

h 30mm x l 565mm x w 66mm
Large

Subject and Association Keywords

military science, war

Subject and Association Keywords

military science, history of arms and armour

Credit Line

From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey".

Object Type

weapon

Object number

2011.137

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

Comments
Barry 01 Aug 2013 21:22 PM,UTC

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'

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