French Chassepot Model 1866 bayonet Tulle 1878

Original, very good condition with classic Yataghan blade and brass handle, steel crossguard with quillon. Maker marked on spine of bayonet Tulle Aout (August) 1878. Very good condition blade with original steel scabbard in GOOD PLUS condition. Matching numbers on bayonet and scabbard is very uncommon for a bayonet of this age and worldwide use. Oddly, this specimen has a gold paint on the handle, crossguard and blade. Hard to explain but suspect some colonial parade use?

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$195.00

French Chassepot  Model 1866 bayonet Tulle 1878 BA1571

French Chassepot Model 1866 bayonet Tulle 1878 Description

Original, very good condition with classic Yataghan blade and brass handle, steel crossguard with quillon. Maker marked on spine of bayonet Tulle Aout (August) 1878. Very good condition blade with original steel scabbard in GOOD PLUS condition. Matching numbers on bayonet and scabbard is very uncommon for a bayonet of this age and worldwide use. Oddly, this specimen has a gold paint on the handle, crossguard and blade. Hard to explain but suspect some colonial parade use?

French Chassepot Model 1866 bayonet Tulle 1878 Additional Information

Catalog Number BA1571