M/1843 Navy

Socket Bayonet for the Navy M/1843 percussion rifle


The M/1843 percussion rifle was produced at the Norwegian weapon factory Kongsberg Våpenfabrikk. This factory was one of the first to  start producing a rifle originally designed as a percussion rifle. Many weapon factories was occupied converting flint lock muskets to percussion lock.

The musket got produced for the Navy and was delivered with the socket bayonet M/1843. There were probably produced less than 900 M/1843 bayonets.

The bayonet is marked with the crowned K (for Kongsberg Våpenfabrikk)

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M/1843 navy bayonet

Crowned K (Kongsberg Våpenfabrikk)