Pattern 07 Bayonet frog

Place Europe: United Kingdom, England
Accession Number REL35144
Collection type Technology
Object type Edged weapon or club accessory
Physical description Leather
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia
Date made 1943
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Pattern 1907 leather bayonet frog. The frog is made from cowhide and is coloured dark brown. the frog is assembled using four metal studs and double canvas stitching. There is a leather belt and steel buckle attached to secure the bayonet scabbard to the frog. Markings - DEPARTMENT OF DEFENCE BROAD ARROW; 1943; SE.

History / Summary

This Pattern 1907 leather bayonet frog was issued to the Australian Army during the Second World War and post 1945 conflicts. It was used with the standard issue 1907 pattern bayonet and scabbard, issued to the Australian Army for the Short Magazine Lee-Enfield rifle between 1907 and 1959.

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