Us Turner Bahn Frei Bayonet With Scabbard
US Turner Bahn Frei Bayonet with Scabbard
19" clipped-point blade, 24" overall. Cast brass handle with Bahn Frei cast into the grooved handle. Bayonets with this bracketed form of cast-in slogan are attributed to Leonard Schreiber, Cincinnati, during the 1850s. Rare to find leather scabbard still intact.
Blade has been cleaned and has some salt and pepper pitting. Brass handle has a nice patina. Damage to bottom of scabbard.