The HSE proposes a complete phasing out of lead ammunition
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An Original Pattern 1888 Lee Metford Bayonet by Wilkinson. This is the Mk II Version which has 2 brass hilt rivets. The bayonet has light wood smooth grips which are both nicely stamped with the Crown above "49 W". They are secured with two brass smooth finish rivets. It has a straight crossguard with muzzle ring. The steel pommel has a sprung locking button which works perfectly. On one side of the pommel it has "490" stamped. The bayonet has a double edged polished steel blade which measures 12". On one side of the ricasso it has "5 95 Wilkinson London" stamped and on the other the Crown above "35 W" and crossed swords. The blade is in very good condition. The scabbard is black leather and has a metal top and is tipped with metal. The scabbard frog stud is stamped with "1274" The price includes UK delivery.