French 1866M Chassepot Yataghan sword bayonet,
In overall good to very good condition, a M1866 French Chassepot
/ Yataghan sword bayonet, matching serial number, St Etienne 1874.
22 3/4 inch blade in very good condition and firm in the hilt.
Marked St Etienne 1874 to spine. The brass hilt aged and worn but
still good, the locking pin mechanism still works; light rust pitting
to steel areas. Browned scabbard also with light pitting here and
there. Bayonet sheathes and draws well. Matching serial numbers
to cross guard and scabbard / sheath.
A well above average example. Please quote item reference M10 (1238).
Further / full sized pictures available upon request.