Socket Bayonet for Dragon Musket M/1767 and Dragon Musket/Carbine M/1769
This socket bayonet got produced at Kronborg Geværfabrik for use by the dragoons. The term dragoon was used from the middle of the 1800-century to define a soldier fighting from the horseback utilizing meele weapons and who was fighting dismounted using fire arms.
In Norway from year 1768 there were four dragoon regiments. These were the first, second and third Sødenfjeldske dragoon regiment and the Nordenfjeldske dragoon regiment.
Used with firearm:
|M/1767 14-lødig dragoon musket
|M/1769 14-lødig dragoon musket
|M/1769 16 lødig dragoon carabine
The bayonet is similar to the M/1765-69-74 bayonet, but has smaller dimensions.