The original bayonet is in nice matured condition, with some regimental markings stamped onto the socket. The No. Osborn's name was stamped in a distinctive copperplate script. Britain purchased 36,000 stands of Dutch arms in 1740-41 and a further 10,000 in 1745 to supply colonial forces. In 1715, at the end of the War of Spanish Succession (Queen Anne's War), Britain purchased 20,000 Dutch muskets and flat-bladed bayonets to replenish depleted Army stores until British production could make up for wartime losses. The sight is the only difference. Ricasso (L. Side): Crown over 2 99". long by 3.00 in. These bayonets also saw service in North America during the Revolutionary War, supplied to Hessian mercenaries hired by the British to fight the Continental Army. Socket bayonet for use with the .75 caliber India Pattern Brown Bess flintlock musket. Martini Henry MK I Barrel. 1853 ARMI ENFIELD BAYONET & SCABBARD #060-A $49.95 BUY NOW! III (SMLE) rifle. These blades were all UK manufactured by Enfield : 1853 Artillery, later models had the pressed leather grips more typical of … II scabbard with the teardrop frog stud. (102 mm.) At 18.2 mm., the socket bore is too large for a Berdan II Dragoon rifle. Lucas marked the bayonets with M158 on the top pf the socket. wide. The first number on the scabbard body is a regimental roll number and the second the year of issue. The firm of B. wide. 9 Mk. It has the original Enfield marking on the ricasso facing the socket. The bayonet is probably made of iron, which may account for its acquiring a slight bend near the point. FN constructed the socket by forging upper and lower halves using a drop hammer. The socket length is 3.00 in. The blade has its original shiny finish and has never been sharpened. 1710. II* socket bayonet. M1867 Albini-Braendlin rifle. This example was converted at the Royal Small Arms Factory, Enfield Lock (RSAF Enfield) in January 1900. This example saw service in the Middle East, probably Egypt. 4 Mk. —It has a U.S. M1910-style wire belt hanger affixed to the scabbard throat piece. Add correct London or Birmingham Proofs $40.00 We draw file off the Italian markings and serial number from the barrel and re-stamp the serial number out-of-sight. 7 Mk. Condition: to appraise similar items instantly without sending photos or descriptions. This is typical of most FAL Type C scabbards. I purchased this as an accessory to my 1853 Enfield rifle musket, because my musket was Indian manufactured and this bayonet had been marked with Hindi script at the base of the blade along the side. Knife bayonet for use with the .303 caliber M1888 Lee-Metford and Long Lee-Enfield rifles. I/L was designed by the Wilkinson Sword Co., who produced 1,000 bayonets in 1944. All one needs to do is remember them, or list the particular codes, when looking through Kar98k Mauser bayonet blades and the like, in collections, or for sale by dealers. The cut from severing the M1891 bayonet elbow results in a distinctive shield-like ricasso when the M1891 blade is welded to the new socket. 7 Mk. III bayonet, the STEN Mk. (29 mm.). The socket bears a rack number, commonly seen on bayonets of this period. I represented the ultimate in Second World War bayonet simplicity. This example was made by Henry Osborn, who produced India Pattern bayonets from 1796–1808, when he entered into partnership with John Gunby. Crosspiece (front): cross and "3" (period marks), Crosspiece (back): cross or sword and "V" (period marks). This one has an iron washer. Various reissue dates "02, 03, and 03" and inspector's stamps. This example has no British government markings, indicating that it was likely imported to the USA during the American Civil War. 1853 ENFIELD BAYONET FROG # 39 $11.95 BUY NOW! The Pattern 1895 bayonets were altered Pattern 1876 bayonets, originally made for the caliber .577–450 Martini-Henry rifle. The blade is 1.2 in. The other ricasso marking may be an incomplete CHAVASSE. The 3.625 in. However, Finland, Germany, and Austria manufactured scabbards for use with bayonets captured from the Russians. more info Quick view Add to Cart. Socket bayonet for use on the .303 caliber M1895 Martini-Enfield rifle.  The Pattern 1895 bayonets were altered Pattern 1876 bayonets, originally made for the caliber .577–450 Martini-Henry rifle. 1977–88), as FN sought to reduce cost of the FAL product. £75 It is very sturdily constructed, with faithful attention to detail. Most had a third step added during their service life to create a L–mortise, however, this example remains unmodified. This example saw service in the Middle East, probably Egypt. Millions of P1907 bayonets were produced in Britain, Australia, India, and the USA. The variations in inspection stamps contains enough material for a book in itself. 4 Mk. Armisport, Euroarms, Pedersoli Enfield Remove visible Italian Markings and relocate the Serial number to the bottom of the barrel. The wood grips are secured by two large brass rivets. I wonder if the butt tang markings might be from there? The frog measures 9.25 in. 7 Mk. The blade width is 1.125 in. This bayonet fits the Enfield muzzle loader, some Snyder rifles and some Martini-Henry rifles. In Britain, the No. 9 socket bayonets. In Pakistan, Metal Industries Ltd. produced a small run in 1951 and the Pakistan Ordnance Factory produced much larger quantities during the 1950s and 1960s. (235 mm.) $450. It also has the characteristic screwdriver point. socket is cut for a top stud. New-made M1867 bayonets were also produced. Commercial production for colonial use may have continued beyond this period (see the commercial example shown on the Afghanistan page). This example was made in February 1899 at the Royal Small Arms Factory, Enfield Lock (RSAF Enfield). This example is a conversion of the earlier M1841 socket bayonet, as is evidenced by the off-center bridge and brazing lines on the socket. Like other Lee Enfield carbines it used a shortened 6 shot magazine and a flattened and turned-down bolt handle. The blade is of a flattened hexagonal cross-section. A scarce and original British 1853 Pattern Socket Bayonet This is a 1st model British 1853 Pattern Socket Bayonet manufactured to fit the Enfield Rifle Musket later Snider breech loading conversion. The Citadel modifications include bushing the socket to reduce diameter and cutting away the bridge to clear the Martini-Enfield’s tall front sight. This scabbard was issued into Belgian Army service in 1884, as indicated by the markings. I scabbard was also used with the No. Some of these weapons were sent to North America, seeing service during the French and Indian War (Seven Years’ War) of 1754-63. 9 Mk. The blade is offset to allow the hilt to encircle the rifle's muzzle. Click here to read my article on Bayonets for the Short, Magazine, Lee-Enfield Rifles. The SA80 rifles borrowed much of their mechanical design from the Armalite AR–18, which the Irish Republican Army had used very effectively against UK forces. Socket bayonet for use with a .65 caliber flintlock musket. Russia did not supply a scabbard, preferring that soldiers keep the bayonet fixed all of the time. 4 Mk. Although the STEN rod was of a larger diameter, this enabled the STEN Mk. This example is painted black overall and has an unusual scabbard. This example has a two-step I–mortise, indicating that it is among the earlier of its type. The bridge has a cutout shaped to go over a front sight. It was used by Britain and likely other countries. This is a 1853 pattern bayonet used from 1853 with the pattern 1853 three band Enfield rifle until 1878, long after the introduction of the Snider breech loading system in 1866 to this rifle. The blade bears the Ishevsk Arsenal bow-and-arrow trademark, indicating that it was manufactured prior to 1928. Britain purchased 36,000 stands of Dutch arms in 1740-41 and a further 10,000 in 1745 to supply colonial forces. These were made outside of the British Ordnance System for private sale. Because of this, I will probably never be able to precisely identify or date this piece. Mass production was carried out by four manufacturers from 1945–1948: BSA, Elkington & Co., ROF Poole, and ROF Newport. The rifle is an Afghanistan being back, but it isn't a Khyber Pass copy. I bayonet was fabricated out of sheet steel and utilized a rod-style blade copied from the No. II was a simplified version, eliminating the milling cuts required to create the cruciform blade flutes. 4 Mk. The No. Sort by: 104 Item(s) of 7. The socket is formed by an overlapping weld at the top. (57 mm.). The Pattern 1853 Enfield rifle-musket (P’53) was then the standard arm of the British Army and was a percussion ignition, .577-cal. These bayonets are scarce and little is known of their origin. Ricasso: broad arrow proofmark and "1 00" and Enfield inspector and bending test proof marks. It blade is stamped is stamped with a feint Broad Arrow over WD and Enfield inspection mark over 27. The blade is single edged with a shallow fuller on both sides. Their values are perhaps 50%, maybe even 100% more than for a regular German manufacturer. 1730 as an improvement on the long shank socket bayonet. The socket is blackened and the blade is in the white. 30,000 rod forgings. This lowered costs and allowed manufacture by subcontractors. These will have earlier dates. Socket bayonet for use with the 5.56 mm. The No. I did not observe the fourth example’s ricasso. The refined socket lacks the crude lap weld of the long shank bayonet pictured above. Markings on British and Commonwealth Bayonets . The 4.00 in. (81 mm.). Caliber: .58 percussion. This also disbursed production, mitigating the risk of production being interrupted by bombing. These British and German made sword bayonets were made for the British Model 1853 Enfield Rifle and were carried by British volunteer units and also exported in quantities to both sides in the American Civil War. 1853 Enfield pattern socket bayonet without scabbard. This example has no British government markings, indicating that it was likely imported to the USA during the American Civil War. The socket length measures 3.187 in. Socket bayonet for use with the 11 mm. Three firms produced the No. The M1963 with serrations and the M1965 with 'wings.". (BCB-B184) Scarce $350.00 Most had a third step added during their service life to create a L–mortise, however, this example remains unmodified. 4 rifle. The bayonet and socket were one solid forging. Socket bayonet for use with the 13.9 mm. 4 Mk. The scabbard is plastic, with an integral cotton web belt hanger. 75,280 bayonets were believed produced during 1943–1944, 55,800 by Grundy Ltd. and 19,480 by N.J. Edmonds Ltd. Nearly all of the bayonets were believed scrapped, making period examples, such as this one, quite rare today. The bayonet is marked with an inspection stamp, a sold out of service mark and is engraved on the socket S.V.C. This bayonet was also used with the M1854/67 Wanzl breech loading conversions. Socket bayonet for use with the Pattern 1853 Enfield Rifle-Musket. It is very sturdily constructed, with faithful attention to detail. The socket is blued and has no rust or damage. Part Number: 1365. The SA80 was adopted by the British Army in 1985 to replace the venerable L1A1 (FN–FAL). Eberle S.A. is a Brazilian firm that manufactures, among other things, textile fasteners. This example is identical to bayonet B58 documented in Skennerton's book. British bayonets had a brass finial on the end of the pommel. The scabbard pictured is a No. A frog is required to affix the Enfield bayonet scabbard to your belt. The refined socket lacks the crude lap weld of the long shank bayonet pictured above. Blade (Left):  "184" in Arabic lined through and British inspector mark. An All British P-1853 Converted Snider Rifle made at ENFIELD in splendid condition and ready to display! New production will carry dates in the aforementioned period. This example is an approximately half-scale copy of the British Pattern 1853 socket bayonet. Double-edged blade. (76 mm.) BAYO 324 - BAYO 324 This is a pattern 1876 Martini Henry rifle socket bayonet with good markings on the blade. The socket length is 2.25 in. View Marks - often found in large numbers. Socket bayonet for use with the 9 mm. III was the final, and crudest, form of the No. The frog is constructed of brown leather, with a brass buckle and copper rivets. Four firms produced the No. As a consequence, the India Pattern bayonet was manufactured in huge numbers, some 3 million having been produced by 1815. The India Pattern musket and bayonet were introduced in 1795, making the India Pattern Brown Bess Britain's primary infantry arm during the Napoleonic Wars. I was produced primarily by ROF Poole and RSAF Enfield. The scabbard has a plastic body, with an integral nylon web belt frog. 1710. According to British socket bayonet authority Graham Priest, the “J•R” marking indicates that the bayonet was likely made in Liege, Belgium. These bayonets are scarce and little is known of their origin. However for the 1858 pattern Naval Muzzle Loading Enfield Rifle and it’s Snider conversion a special bayonet was designed and manufactured based on the 1845 Naval Cutlass. IMBEL is an abbreviation for Industry Material Bélico do Brasil (Military Material Industry of Brasil), the State arms factory formerly known as Fabrica de Itajuba. (57 mm.). This was later copied by Prussia, who used it on their M1809 socket bayonet. The sprue line is evident in the pictures at left. The large forward projection on the stamped spring steel catch serves as a fingerguard, so the bayonet can also be used as a hand weapon. The Union imported over 225,000 and the Confederacy perhaps as many as 100,000, making the Lorenz second only to the .577 caliber Enfield rifle-musket, as the most common imported firearm. The M1854 bayonet is easily identified by the helical mortise and flattened cruciform blade profile. New member from italy enfield artillery carbine 1853? This example has an odd shape to the inside of the bridge, as if the rifle's front sight was off-center, while the outside of the bridge is symmetrical (so is not merely damaged or bent). This modification did not alter the bayonet's original mortise, so the bayonet continued to fix at the right side of the barrel. enfield artillery carbine 1853? The scabbard is unusual in a couple of respects: This is believed to be the final FN production type (ca. 1854 SOLDIER'S MANUAL of RIFLE FIRING for the Enfield Rifle $8.95 Item #2336 BUY NOW! 350,000 were produced by the time production ceased in 1994. The socket has no mortise, instead using a notched, eccentric basal collar to engage a spring catch protruding from the front of the musket stock. 4 Mk. This construction method was subsequently used by the German firm, A. Eickhorn GmbH of Solingen (AES). A crude copy of the British Pattern 1853 bayonet . 4 spike bayonet. I, with the bayonet and socket one solid forging. This design was not widely used, so these don't turn up all that often. The earlier FAL Type C bayonets had a one-piece drawn socket. 1853 Enfield pattern socket bayonet without scabbard £75 cruciform blade. The Pattern 1854 Austrian Lorenz is the second most imported rifle after the British Pattern 1853 Enfield. These were made outside of the British Ordnance System for private sale. The Lorenz was imported in quantity by both sides during the U.S. Civil War. Chavasse has been documented as also having marked and exported P1856 sword bayonets. The No. Two-piece construction gives the No. This example has a two-step I–mortise, indicating that it is the earliest of its type. The belt frog has the U.S. M1910-style wire belt hanger. A few examples have been excavated at North American sites associated with the French and Indian War (Seven Years’ War) of 1754–63. (75 mm.). The horizontal blade orientation positions the blade edge down when fixed. Of the other two examples, one had no ricasso markings, but had been heavily polished, so the ricasso markings could have been obliterated. Strip blue and polish to Armory Bright. II was otherwise identical to the Mk. Most had a third step added during their service life to create a L–mortise, however, this example remains unmodified. I/L (pronounced: number seven, mark one, land service) was a very innovative and complex design, with a unique swiveling pommel. The long shank Dutch/Liege socket bayonet was among the earliest socket bayonet patterns, dating from ca. 4 rifle. PATTERN 1854 AUSTRIAN LORENZ BAYONET WITH SCABBARD. The bayonet is unmarked, with a black paint finish overall. I and some Prince-Smith examples exhibiting rough tool marks. The socket also bears a partial Broad Arrow acceptance mark. Pattern 1853 Enfield Rifles for Sale. Other than these slight differences, this example is very similar to the short blade Board of Ordnance bayonet used with a dragoon (short musket). wide. (76 mm.). The 3.625 in. The most iconic of the imported arms to see service with the Confederacy during the American Civil War is the British P-1853 Enfield Rifle Musket, marked with the Confederate JS / (ANCHOR) viewer’s mark of John Southgate, combined with an engraved Confederate inventory control number on the tang of the brass buttplate. Three private makers also produced small quantities. NATO-spec flash hider. Several examples of this uncommon bayonet have turned up (I know of four), the first in 2009. Part knife bayonet and part socket bayonet, the No. Some of these weapons were sent to North America, seeing service during the French and Indian War (Seven Years’ War) of 1754-63. Note that the throatpiece is oriented so that the socket faces outward when carried. II submachine gun. Even the spring plunger is a stamping. The No. This auction is for a British Pattern 1853 bayonet that I am selling out of my personal collection.This is a beautiful bayonet in great condition. Both the copper-plated glove fastener and rivets used on the belt hanger are marked "Eberle.". According to British socket bayonet authority Graham Priest, the “J•R” marking indicates that the bayonet was likely made in Liege, Belgium. 7 Mk. Although the Austrian M1798 musket was closely patterned after the French M1777 Charleville musket, the M1799 bayonet is uniquely Austrian. The bayonet is a one-piece forging. The 4.00 in. caliber STEN Mk. This example has a two-step I–mortise, indicating that it is among the earlier of its type. —The throatpiece is oriented so that the socket faces inwards when carried. The P1903 was produced for British use from 1903–1907, at which time the P1907 was adopted. The SAR–48 rifles were semi-auto FAL rifles produced by IMBEL in Brazil for commercial sale in the USA by Springfield Armory Inc. Socket bayonet for use with an .80 caliber flintlock musket. Designated the Brown Leather Sword Bayonet Frog Mark II, this frog was adopted in 1912 for use at the Royal Military College at Sandhurst and the Royal Military Academy at Woolrich. The throatpiece is positioned so the socket faces outward. Socket bayonet for use with an unknown rifle, most likely Afghan-made “Khyber Pass” Martini-Henry pattern rifles. This scabbard is an uncommon Fabrique Nationale (FN) steel-bodied scabbard. The bayonet's serial number is in a larger font than is typically observed. Last updated: 11/15/2003. .303 caliber Short, Magazine, Lee-Enfield No. Too dangerous to be a toy. The No. The horizontal blade orientation positions the blade edge down when fixed. Some scabbard producers adopted a round frog stud, which was approved in 1915. Production occurred during the latter half of 1941 and into the early months of 1942. I Mk. This. Examples have been excavated at many North American sites associated with these two conflicts. This example was made in October 1903 by the Wilkinson Sword Co. of London and appears to have underwent repair at the RSAF Enfield in 1916. The history of the British bayonet goes back to the 17th century, and because of this the British bayonet is one of the more interesting types of militaria to collect. This. Crosspiece (side): "F" and "4" (modern marks). Auto Engineering produced approx. I/L makers, markings, and history. These scabbards were also also used with export production by the Liege firms, such as the Uruguayan M1871 Mauser socket bayonet. Examples have been excavated at many North American sites associated with these two conflicts. The socket bayonet first appeared in the 1690s and continues in use today. Socket bayonet for use with a .65 caliber flintlock musket. The blade is single edged with a shallow fuller on both sides. The grip is either walnut or blackened oak. II* its characteristic stepped join between blade and socket. 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