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Created by:
Artilleria Fábrica Nacional, Spanish, 1761 - 1998  Search this
Medium:
leather, metal and wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 × 21 1/4 × 1 in. (7.6 × 54 × 2.5 cm)
Type:
bayonet sockets
sheaths
Place made:
Toledo, Spain, Europe
Date:
1920s
Description:
Socket bayonet with a wooden handle and leather and metal sheath. The bayonet has a socket hole for attachment to a rifle on the handle. The blade has a maker's mark right above the hilt that states, [ARTILLERIA / Fca NACIONAL / TOLEDO] that represents, Artilleria Fábrica Nacional. The other side has the stamp in the same placement that states, [95585 / B]. The handle is made of wood and metal and has a notch cut out to fit on the rifle. The sheath has a metal top and tip and leather body. It has an outer piece that is used to clip the socket to a belt.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alan Laird
Object number:
2017.111.12ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Weapons and ammunition
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5be9bf164-5880-4f66-8963-30ea2888e038
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2017.111.12ab