Antique Short Shank Dutch/Liege Socket Bayonet measuring 16-1/8" overall with a blade length of 11-7/8" and an inside diameter of. Socket bayonet for use with the. 75.80 caliber flintlock musket. 1730 as and improvement on the long shank socket bayonet.
Some of these weapons were sent to North America, seeing service during the French and Indian War (Seven Years' War) of 1754-63. 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.
Examples have been excavated at many North American sites associated with these two conflicts. The item "Rare British Antique Short Shank Dutch Liege Socket Bayonet c. 1730" is in sale since Tuesday, February 19, 2019.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\Great Britain\Edged Weapons". The seller is "deadcatgun" and is located in Redmond, Oregon.
This item can be shipped to United States.