Dahlgren Model 1861 Short Bayonet and Scabbard by Ames
Designed by Admiral John A Dahlgren. These bayonets were used with the Plymouth Navy Rifle. Left side of blade marked Ames Mfg. Co. Chicopee, Mass. Right side marked USN with date of 1864. Inspector's mark with initials DR complete with anchor. On top butt of handle complete with DR markings. Complete with original black leather sheath with brass throat and drag.
Provenance: A.C. Daum