Bayonet, Pattern:1907 third type; Sanderson Bros. & Neubold; January 1919; 2017....

Name/Title

Bayonet, Pattern:1907 third type

About this object

One of two sword bayonets that belonged to the Messenger family. Both of these sword bayonets are for Short Magazine Lee Enfield (SMLE) rifles.

There is a clearance hole drilled through the pommel, wooden grips are attached either side of the steel tang.

The scabbard is made of black leather with raised stitching down the spine and steel locket and chape. There are remnants of green paint on the locket.

Maker

Sanderson Bros. & Neubold

Maker Role

Sword maker

Date Made

January 1919

Place Made

United Kingdom

Medium and Materials

Steel, wood, leather

Inscription and Marks

On left ricasso: Large crown over GR / 1907 / 1 19 / SANDERSON
On right ricasso: Broad arrow / X and three Enfield Inspection marks
On RH side of Guard: "N 20 37 9"
Pommel: NZ

Scabbard: No discernible marks

Measurements

582H x 74W x 41D mm

Object Type

Bayonets

Object number

2017.004

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