Sword (bayonet) w/scabbard: F.W.M.

Object Number: 
1934.121ab
Date: 
1840-1870
Medium: 
Steel, brass; steel
Dimensions: 
Overall: 28 1/2 x 4 3/8 x 1 1/4 in. ( 72.4 x 11.1 x 3.2 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: on obverse of blade below hilt: "F.W. M." stamped: on obverse of guard: "[?]203"
Description: 
Sword bayonet with slightly serpentine, single-edged steel blade with deep fuller; steel counter-guard with slightly curved quillon with disk finial opposite circular gun mount; brass grip with molded ridges and slotted cavity on one side for a clip or catch that secures the sword to the barrel of a gun; steel scabbard with rectangular loop near top and ball tip.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Eugene A. Murray
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group