French M1874 Gras Bayonet by St Etienne, matching numbers
Straight, T-profile blade, blued hilt with hooked quillon, riveted wood grips, brass pommel. Blued steel scabbard.
The spine of the blade is marked in cursive script ‘Mre d'Armes de St. Etienne’, for Manufacture d'armes de Saint-Étienne, and "Mai 1879".
The serial number ‘38878’ can be found on both hilt and scabbard, indicating an original pairing.