Bayonet, Pattern:1907 third type; Sanderson Bros. & Neubold; January 1919; 2017....
Bayonet, Pattern:1907 third typeAbout 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.
Sword makerDate Made
January 1919Place Made
Steel, wood, leatherInscription 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"
Scabbard: No discernible marks
582H x 74W x 41D mmObject Type
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