French Gras Model 1874 Bayonet

Tulle 1878 marked blade. Blade and Scabbard GOOD+ condition with no dents to scabbard, some surface corrosion. Interesting bayonet that shows it's age and obvious use from actually being issued. The Gras was the last of the French sword type bayonets, being manufactured from 1874 until about 1885. It replaced the 1866 Chassepot bayonet and was replaced itself by the 1886 Lebel bayonet. The unique and well made “T” backed epee style blade was a departure from the previous Yataghan blades and was only suitable for thrusting.

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$155.00

French Gras Model 1874 Bayonet BA1238

French Gras Model 1874 Bayonet Description

Tulle 1878 marked blade. Blade and Scabbard GOOD+ condition with no dents to scabbard, some surface corrosion. Interesting bayonet that shows it's age and obvious use from actually being issued. The Gras was the last of the French sword type bayonets, being manufactured from 1874 until about 1885. It replaced the 1866 Chassepot bayonet and was replaced itself by the 1886 Lebel bayonet. The unique and well made “T” backed epee style blade was a departure from the previous Yataghan blades and was only suitable for thrusting.

French Gras Model 1874 Bayonet Additional Information

Catalog Number BA1238