Bayonet Sword pattern 1887 MkI & MkIV
Bayonet Sword pattern 1887 MkI & MkIV Bayonet Sword pattern 1887 MkI & MkIV Bayonet Sword pattern 1887 MkI & MkIV

Bayonet Sword pattern 1887 MkI & MkIV

Weapon Specification
Date of Approval 1st July 1891
Length 23.75"
Weight 1lb 8oz
Weapon Overview

The MkI sword bayonet was introduced 1887, In 1891, the existing Enfield Martini experimental bayonets in store were converted to the more conventional MkI P1887 design,The long quillion was removed and the standard 1887 side mounting design was installed. The bayonets were nearly identical to the P1887 MkI sword, the blades were marked with the date of the conversion and the "C" designation. On the reverse the E-M designation was scored through.