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This bayonnet has recently been passed down the family to me & unfortunately I have no idea of it's history (at the moment that is...) The only stamping I can find on it reads 'R 59 / ??6237'. Any help is always much appreciated, cheers Jon :D

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What is the measurment of the muzzel ring please? Any chance of a picture of it?

regards.

Tom

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I have a similar one which I have been holding up to the screen which is a Franco Prussian war bayonet 1870ish and its French.

Cheers,

Rob

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What is the measurment of the muzzel ring please? Any chance of a picture of it?

regards.

Tom

Thank you all.

Tom the muzzel ring measures approx 22mm but can't tell you for definate, I will leave a post asap with regards to the exact measurement, meanwhile here's some more pics...cheers, Jon :D

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What is the measurment of the muzzel ring please? Any chance of a picture of it?

regards.

Tom

Hi Tom, just managed to measure the muzzle ring, which comes in at 19mm, hope this sheds more light, cheers, Jon :D

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Here are a list of bayonets that have a muzzle ring between 19 and 20mm.

19. 0 Austria. 1867 to1875 Bayonets for the Werndl Rifle, also for Austrian Lorenz Rifle 1854. Cruciform blade length 480mm.

19. 3 UK. Cadets socket Bayonet 1844. Socket length 80mm. Triangular blade length 329mm.

19. 3 UK. Elcho Bayonet. Blade length 503mm. Overall diameter 635mm.

19. 5 UK. 1869 experimental. 45 Martini Henry.

19. 5 UK. Blade length 495mm. Overall diameter 630mm. For use in the Ashanti.

19. 5 UK. Yataghan sword Bayonet c1860. Blade length 470mm.

19. 76 U. S. A. . Hall Rifle M1819. Blade length 16inches. Blade width 22mm. Socket length 2. 93inches. Outside diameter of socket 20. 6mm.

19. 8 UK. Elcho Bayonet 1970. Blade length 457mm. Overall length 587mm.

19. 8 Australia. Owen SMG Bayonet. Blade length 5. 63 inches.

19. 84 U. S. A. . Rifle musket M1855/70. Blade length 18 inches. Blade width. 75 inches. Socket length 3 inches. Outside diameter of socket 23. 0 mm.

19. 84 U. S. A. . Colt revolving Rifle Bayonet M1855. Outside diameter of socket 23. 8mm. Socket length 3 inches. Blade length 18 inches. Blade width 20. 5mm.

19. 9 UK. Snider carbine. 577. May be bushed to 17. 8mm for use with Martini Henry. Blade length 19. 95 inches.

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