December 06, 2018 03:00 PM EST Asheville, North Carolina


Seven American Socket Bayonets

probably Massachusetts, 19th century, comprising one circa 1818-40, for .69 caliber model 1816 flintlock musket, with T-mortise and prow form point, marked "US/RJ" at ricasso, 16 in. (blade); one for .45-.70 caliber model 1873 "Trapdoor" Springfield rifle, marked "U.S." at ricasso, 18 in.; together with five unknown types, one marked "IN/US" at ricasso, 13 in.; one marked "US" at ricasso, 16 in.; one unmarked, 13-1/2 in.; two with T-mortise, one marked "US/BB" at ricasso, 16 in.; one unmarked, 16 in.

Provenance:From the Estate of Judge David Creekmore, Knoxville, Tennessee


all with typical wear and corrosion, little to no remains of bluing or whitening, points intact (one with slight bend), one with crack at mortise 

Estimate: $200 - $400
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

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