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New Hampshire-marked French Model 1771 Locking Ring Socket Bayonet

Auction:
3165M
Lot:
238
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

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Auction:
Sale #3165M - 3165M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

New Hampshire-marked French Model 1771 Locking Ring Socket Bayonet, c. 1771, bayonet with retaining ring, marked on the socket "No. 64," with crisp French maker's stamps on the base of the blade, overall lg. 17 1/2 in.

Provenance: The George C. Neumann collection.

Literature: Illustrated and described in George C. Neumann, Battle Weapons of the American Revolution (Scurlock; Texarkana, TX, 1998), p. 289, fig. 33.BB.
Estimate $1,000-1,500

In very good condition with no rust or pitting, marking is very crisp.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Texarkana, Bayonet, Blade weapons, Military technology, Scurlock, Security, Spike bayonet, Texarkana metropolitan area