Prussian Dreyse Socket Bayonet With Unique Locking Spring. ED 2301
A Prussian Dreyse Socket bayonet with a unique locking spring designed by Johan Christian Wilken Kyhl (Danish). It was first introduced in 1794. The Kyhl spring catch was used on Danish bayonets from 1794-1860 and was also used by Norwegian and Prussian makers. The bayonet overall length is 508mm, blade length is 400mm and the muzzle ring is 25mm. The blade is stamped with "103 1838-218 1832 250" and the muzzle ring is stamped with "1 K R B.3C170.". This is a very nice example of this socket bayonet. The price includes UK delivery.
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