**RARE**British Pattern 1859 2nd Type Naval Cutlass Bayonet With German Blade & Scabbard. Sn 18636 - 18636
This is a rare, original, British Pattern 1859 Naval Cutlass Bayonet with Scabbard (see page 127 of British & Commonwealth Military Bayonets By Skennerton). This 1859 pattern cutlass bayonet has the correct fuller 2nd type boiled hard leather grips than the later 1871 pattern. The bayonet has a 27 ¼” slightly curved single edged blade and measures 33” overall. The blade is clean. The ricasso is marked on one side with inspection mark and ‘Bow & arrow RM’ unknown trademark most likely of a German manufacturer (blades of these bayonets were made by both the British & German trade). It has a full knuckle guard slotted for lanyard and muzzle ring on the crossguard. It's black boiled hard leather stippled grips are excellent and undamaged. The pommel has its original sprung press button lug catch which works as it should. The cutlass bayonet is complete with its original black leather scabbard with steel locket and chape. The leather & stitching of the scabbard are intact. The price for this rare cutlass bayonet which are particularly rare to find with scabbard includes UK delivery. Sn 18636.
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