Antique Fireside Poker and Tongs Formerly Bayonets Sabres
Clever adaption of Bayonets no longer used for purpose but changed for use as usable household objects. Both items have a hook quillon guard. Brass topped wooden handles.
Poker – with the markings ‘72365’ stamped on the side of the hook quillon. Steel Scabbard sheath.
Tongs – with the markings ‘45312’ stamped on the side of the hook quillon – also a French inscription along the flat edge dated ‘1884’. Whether at one time made as a presentation or previous ownership.
Length overall of Tongs: 25” 53.5 cm
Length overall of Poker: 25” 63.5 cm Length of Blade: 20 ½” 52 cm
Possible inscription reeds: Mdre d’Clumes de Culte Fuillet 1884
Weight: 1.7 kg without packaging
UNWILLING TO SHIP ABROAD SORRY
SKU DP687 381