Trade1888 Pattern Mark I, 2nd Type, Lee Metford Bayonet And Scabbard.
June 1894BAYO 583
British 1888 Pattern Mark I, 2nd Type, Lee Metford Bayonet And Scabbard. BAYO 583 - BAYO 583
This is a Lee Metford, 1888 Mark I second type bayonet manufactured for the British .303 calibre Enfield, Lee Metford Rifle. The bayonets 12 inch double edged blade is unfullered with a medial ridge running from the ricasso to the blade tip. There is a crown over VR and is dated 4 ’94 (June 1894) together with various other stamps. .The other side carries an arrow over W.D. and various other stamps. There is also a feint 11 on the pommel. There is also an inspection stamp on the spine. The grips are made of wood, held together with two brass rivets. There is an oil clearance hole in both of the grips. The bayonet is contained in a brass mounted Mk1 scabbard thought to be of Indian manufacture. See Skennerton item B213 page 169. Price includes UK delivery. BAYO 583