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This is a good example of the 1856/58 yataghan sword bayonet made at Enfield. From 1858 the use of more machinery enabled closer tolerances to make bayonets and in doing so made the bayonets interchangeable instead of bayonets being individually fitted to a particular rifle. This bayonet has a slightly longer leaf spring for the locking bolt and was secured by a screw and not as previously with a rivet on the P 1856 bayonet. The bayonet is 28.25 inches long with a blade length of 22.8 inches. This bayonet has numerous Enfield inspection stamps on the blade, tang and pommel. The grips are made of chequered black leather held by steel pins. The scabbard is made of black leather with steel top mount and chape. The price includes UK delivery. BAYO 320.