Item #17062

Austrian Bayonet 1842 With Scarce Scabbard U.S. Imported

  • Price: $245.00
  • Maker: U.S.
  • Model: 1842
  • Caliber:

  • Description: A scarce bayonet for the US imported Austrian 1842 rifled musket(25,000 imported). The bayonet is overall brown and has not been cleaned. The blade has light rust which could be easily removed. The bayonet is mounted in a very scarce and excellent condition original US built scabbard. See page 158 of "The American Socket Bayonets and Scabbards". This piece is variation S53 with the diamond shaped body for the cruciform bladed 1842. The belt loop is the type 11. These scabbards are very scarce and best described as rare in the condition of the piece as offered. The brown leather is excellent with the exception of some scrape marks on the front-face. Excellent overall.