Bayonet, Triangular

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Description Model 1873 Springfield .45-70 Bayonet with scabbard: triangular shaped steel blade; elbow attaches to socket; socket has transverse locking slot and locking clasp with screw; and raised mounting slot closing bridge. Scabbard is blued steel with drain hole at tip; leather frog attached near throat; brass rivet with disk and "US" in center; and disk attached to leather belt loop. Frog is marked with maker stamp: J.BOYD.
Dimensions H-4 W-3.25 L-20.5 inches
Year Range from 1873
Event Spanish-American War
Year range to 1883
Material Steel/Leather/Brass
Object ID 2001.35.2
Object Name Bayonet, Triangular
People Nemitz, Julius A.
Used Nemitz, Julius A.
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