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Title Plug bayonet with horn hilt
Nationality Spanish
Period 18th century
Price £400.00
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This is a typical 18th-century Spanish weapon, designed to be stuffed down a musket barrel when out on a boar hunt or in a military context. Amazingly, it appears to have most of the original scabbard, with the top chape of pressed tin with a decorative motif. The bottom chape is missing.

The blade is 9.75" long and nearly 1.75" across at the forte. There are some stress splits on the blade near the point, with some grey patina throughout. There is a single worm hole and some damage to the collar of the horn hilt. There is a split in the brass ferrule at the pommel.

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[Edged Weapons : Bayonets : Spanish : 18th Century]

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Sword arrived today. Fabulous. This is an excellent example of a fighting sword of its period, and a real gem. The 1828 Pattern is such a gorgeous sword, and this is a fine example. Even my bride is impressed and she doesn’t really get swords.

G F, New Zealand, 06.11.2013

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D D, Canada, 11.11.2009

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