In good condition, a rare true 1842P British musket bayonet with
original Lovell catch, by John Roe. Probably Royal Northumberland
Fusiliers. Now with 20% discount.
This is a true 1842P, not a modified 1839P. The dimensions of this
bayonet confirm this, and the Lovell catch is clearly pat of the
manufacture, not a later weld on.
The blade is 432mm, 530mm total length, and in overall good condition,
the tip end with some former rust pitting, stamped Crown over E
over 3, plus the maker's name, John Roe. The muzzle section has
5 over 53, perhaps weapon 53 of the 5th Regiment of Foot (Royal
For sale, price (was) £275, now £220. Please ask for
item reference AA67. Further / full sized photos available upon
request. Tube 0059 (0.765)