|Object type||Edged weapon or club|
|Date made||c 1916|
First World War, 1914-1918
Belgian M1916 Bayonet and Scabbard
Belgian M1916 Bayonet and Scabbard. The hilt has a straight crossguard without a quillon, plain wood grips held to the tang by two screw bolts and a pommel that has a mortice slot and button cross bolt catch. The double edged blade tapers to a point and is unmarked. The leather scabbard is mounted with a steel chape and locket. All metal parts are blued.
This type of Belgian bayonet fitted the Model 1889 Mauser rifle.