British Pattern 1888 bayonet trench knife

A damaged P1888 Mk 1 bayonet that would have been used on the Lee Metford or Long Lee Mk 1 rifles, damaged by having pommel broken off then cut down and resharpened for use as a trench knife, likely Great War vintage. Nice original markings remain on ricasso with an unusually prolific number of proof changes. Very interesting artifact.

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British Pattern 1888 bayonet trench knife BA1369

British Pattern 1888 bayonet trench knife Description

A damaged P1888 Mk 1 bayonet that would have been used on the Lee Metford or Long Lee Mk 1 rifles, damaged by having pommel broken off then cut down and resharpened for use as a trench knife, likely Great War vintage. Nice original markings remain on ricasso with an unusually prolific number of proof changes. Very interesting artifact.

British Pattern 1888 bayonet trench knife Additional Information

Catalog Number BA1369