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This is an interesting example of a Enfield Snider Sword Bayonet.
This example has a curved blade with a fish skin grips. The
scabbard is of black leather with metal endings.
The item comes with a number of markers including `287` on the crosspiece, `S.P 0 G.E` on the taper `4.7 B` on one side of the ricasso and `REEVES Crown over BR` on the other side.
The scabbard is marked with `287 broad arrow over WD 87 Crown
over E 51 and T`.
~ Dimensions ~
The total length is 29 ½ inches (74.5cm) long.
The blade is 22 ¾ inches (57cm) long.
The sword weighs 995g.
~ Condition ~
There are some scratches to the blade but overall the item presents well.
The safety trigger works and the steelwork is dented in places but is free of surface rust.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £18 or it can be collected in person from our shop.
For international postage please contact us via the messaging service and we will post tracked at cost.