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1797-1807 British Brown Bess socket bayonet stamped Henry Osborn

1797-1807 British Brown Bess socket bayonet stamped Henry Osborn

The  British Brown Bess land pattern ca. 1750-1810  bayonet  was used by the British Army for the  Brown Bess Musket and used  in multiple wars including the  War of 1812. The British  continued  using this style until 1838.  It’s stamped Crown  6  six being the inspectors mark,  Osborn  spelled in correct scrip for the  period and crossed swords for the bend test. This  bayonet is in excellent condition with a very nice patina over the still rust free  blade. The blade is 17 inches long the socket 4 inches long , 21 3/4 overall.  Estimated value $ 550img_2963 img_2964 img_2965 img_2966 img_2967 img_2969 img_2970 img_2971