Quadrangular socket bayonet for the Model 1838 Austrian musket. The socket features a straight mortise and was fixed via spring retaining clip extending from the musket’s forearm. The bayonet has scattered pitting and a brown patina, with an 18" blade and 22” overall length. Thousands of Austrian 1838s were imported by the United States government early in the war.
Inventory Number: BAY 208 / SOLD