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Prussian M1839 Musket Socket Bayonet. ref.BY50
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Prussian M1839 Musket Socket Bayonet. ref.BY50 Prussian M1839 Musket Socket Bayonet. ref.BY50 Prussian M1839 Musket Socket Bayonet. ref.BY50 Prussian M1839 Musket Socket Bayonet. ref.BY50

Prussian M1839 Musket Socket Bayonet. ref.BY50

Product Code: BY50
£75.00
A scarce Prussian M1839 Musket socket bayonet, for the Infanterie Gewehr M1839, many of these rifles and bayonets were used during the American civil war, the blade has been shortened at some time to 400mm(15 3/4") to the elbow, and the fullers run through the elbow unlike the more common M1809, the socket is 70mm(2 3/4"), with no zig-zag slot, the elbow has two cypher marks, and is numbered on one side and on the back, it has a non-original 4mm hole in one side in line with the locking catch, there is also a cypher mark on the locking catch, the blade tip is slightly rounded, with some distortion towards the point, the general condition is good with normal signs of age/service.

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