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Item #30955

Unmarked Socket Bayonet (Peabody Rifle)

  • Price: $95.00
  • Maker: Peabody
  • Model: Bayonet
  • Caliber:

  • Description: This is a well-made bayonet that measures 23 7/8 overall, with a 21 3/8 angular blade having a coffin-shaped ricasso, and full-length, hollow ground back flutes. The shank measures 1 1/8 long, while the 2 5/8 long socket, which has an L-shaped mortise with functional locking ring. The metal has an overall mottled plum-brown patina with scattered spots of mild freckling and a pinprick pitting. The bayonet mortise fits a .43 caliber Peabody very closely, although there is a fair bit of play between the socket and the barrel.