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Rifle Bayonet

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Object Number:42-30-152A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:French
Provenience: France
North Africa
Period: World War I
Early 20th Century
Date Made: 1914-1918
Early Date: 1914
Late Date: 1918
Section:Historic
Materials:Steel
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Morgan Wing on behalf of the Estate of Florence C. Whitney, 1942
Other Number:252 - Collector Number
A9884 - Other Number

Description

French LaBelle rifle bayonet/sheath (used by Foreign Legion in N. Africa). Four-edged steel blade tapering to sharp point. Steel guard with vertical piercing on one side. Marked A9884. Brass grip.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Weapons and Defense (27 Oct 1951 - 06 Jan 1952) View Objects in Exhibition

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