1872 French Chassepot Yataghan Sword Bayonet & Scabbard
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Sold Date: 09/21/2007
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Militaria & Weapons
1872 French Chassepot Yataghan Sword Bayonet & ScabbardWith Matching Bayonet And Scabbard Numbers - P2948 You Are Bidding On A 1872 French Chassepot Yataghan Sword Bayonet & Scabbard Lower Quillon Is A Hooked - Blade Breaker Type - With Iron Crossguard Hilted Blade Is A Steel Single Edge Fullered On Both Sides With A Re - Curved Or Yataghan Shap The Overall Length Is Around 28" With The Blade Being Around 22" The Blade And Scabbard Are Dark Shows Nice Patina This Is The French Model 1866 Chassepot Yataghan Sword Bayonet
Marked On The Spine & Numbers On The Cross Guard & Scabbard P2948Ribbed Brass Grips Designed To Fit On The French Model 1866 Chassepot Rifled Infantry Musket It was manufactured from 1866 To About 1874 Replaced By The French Model 1874 Gras Bayonet Contrary To Novice Speculation The Inscriptions Are Not The Name Of A Lieutenant Or Major Or A Presentation Date
Bayonets May Read - Chatellerault - Mutzig St. Etienne - Paris - Oudry - Tulle - Steyr -This Would Make For A Great Addition To Any Collection Bayont And Scabbard Are In Good Condition I Have Not Done Any Cleaning To This Item - The Locking Or Latching Spring Mechanism Is Stuck Had Not Tryed To Free It Up - Maybe Some Liquid Wrench I will Leave That And Any Cleaning Up To The Buyer The Engraved Cursive On The Spine Is Hard To Read Shows Wear But You Can Still Make out The Date 1872 T Is Some Rust On Blade & Scabbard Along With Some Pitting On The Blade - See Pitcures Winning Bidder Add 9.99 S/H Any Payment Will Do Thanks
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