British Type 1 1888 MK 1 Bayonet Rig
First Type 1888 British bayonet. This examples shows the three brass rivets and clearance hole in the grips. Built at Enfield, the bayonet shows a sound blade with some fine staining (pitting). This pattern bayonet was in production for a relatively short period of time up to 1890 when the MK1 2nd type came into production. This piece shows 5 dates of inspection, the last being 1905. This example comes in an original scabbard broad arrow and 1901 issue date.