French Model 1874 Gras Bayonet with Scabbard
Bayonet and scabbard. Bayonet has a steel blade and a wood handle with a brass butt. The round release button is on the left side. Steel guard with hook facing blade. On top of the blade is inscribed: "Mre d' Armes de St. Etienne Janvier 1879." Inscribed on the right side of the blade is "M S." Inscribed on the inside of the hook is "3 R." Inscribed on the other side of the hook is "R M T / P / 22362." The scabbard is made of a darkened metal and has a metal loop at the top. Inscribed on this top metal rim is "P 22362."