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Found on North Louth Beach

  • 24-05-2021 8:21pm
    #1
    Registered Users Posts: 2


    Hi all

    Found this and am curious as to what type of bayonet/dagger/blade it could be

    Total length 60 cm. blade length 46 cm. blade width 4cm. Weight 800 gms. Appears to be in a scabbard Tang seems to still be partly enclosed in what remains of the handle. Blade is not symmetrical but “breaks towards the point. Seem to be an impression of a clasp perhaps on what must be the front. I have pics but can't post yet as I'm a new user


    Contact me and I can email photos

    I have reported to County Museum and National Museum but nothing so far from them


Comments

  • Registered Users Posts: 326 ✭✭hirondelle


    no pic- I don't think you can post pics until you have a certain number of posts.


  • Moderators, Science, Health & Environment Moderators Posts: 5,218 Mod ✭✭✭✭slowburner


    Photos from the post above (one missing).

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    YB8ZcwM.jpg?1


  • Registered Users Posts: 975 ✭✭✭Notmything


    Late to the party I know, but looks like it might be a 1907 pattern bayonet for a Lee-Enfield rifle.



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