In good condition, a rare true 1842P British musket bayonet with
original Lovell catch, by John Roe. Probably Royal Northumberland
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 £275. Please ask for item reference AA67.
Further / full sized photos available upon request. Tube 0059 (0.765)