|Publication number||US269547 A|
|Publication date||Dec 26, 1882|
|Filing date||Mar 1, 1882|
|Publication number||US 269547 A, US 269547A, US-A-269547, US269547 A, US269547A|
|Inventors||Eben T. Stake|
|Export Citation||BiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan|
|Referenced by (2), Classifications (1)|
|External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet|
B. T. STARR.
No. 269,547. Patented Dec. 26, 1882.
NITE STATES ATENT OF ICE.
EBEX T. STARR, OF NEW YORK, N. Y.
SPECIFICATION forming part of Letters Patent No. 269,547, dated December 26, 1882.
Application filed March 1, 1882.
To all whom it may concern Be it known that I, EBEN T. STARR, of the city and county of New York, in the State of New York, have invented certain new and use- (No model.)
| to be grasped in the hand to enable the bayonet to be used effectively as a sword in caseit be desirable.
E designates the wiping-rod, which is prot'ul Improvements in Bayonets, of which the vided with a tubular end portion, E, and 5 following is a specification. when it is not in use the rod passes through The invention consists in the combination, the said tubular portion, and is screwed into with the barrel and ramrod or wiping-rod ot' the front end thereof at. I), while the opposite a fire-arm, ofa bayonet provided with two parend of said tubular portion is furnished with allel sockets, one of which is fitted t0 the bara screw-thread, o, and may be screwed into 60 rel and the other of which receives within it the end of said ramrod or wiping-rod.
The invention also consists in the combination, with the band of a lire-arm forming the tip of the fire-arm, and having in its front a recess or cavity, of a bayonet having a socket fitted to the barrel and a projection adapted to enter said recess or cavity, and thereby prevent the tnrning of the socket upon the barrel. The invention also consists in a novel conthe band C. \Vhen the wiping-rod is to be used the tubular end portion is unscrewed from the band C and from the end of the rod E, after which it is reversed in position and again screwed thereon, thus making the rod long enough for use. When the rod E isin the band 0 its front end is received within the socket D of the bayonet, and it will be seen that as the hilt'ofthe bayonet receives both the bar- 2o rel and rod E it will be prevented from turn- 70 struction and manner of securing the ramrod ing on the barrel. or wiping-rod used with said sword-bayonet. In the front side of the band C is a recess or In the accompanying drawings, Figure 1 cavity, (1; andedesignatesahub or projection represents a side view of myiinproved bayowhich forms an extension of the socket D,
net. Fig. 2 represents a longitudinal section and which enters the recess or cavity (1. in the 75 of the muzzle portion of a fire-arm barrel and band (J. The engagement of the hub or prothe hilt or socket portion of a bayonet fitted jection c with the recess or cavity at still furthereon, representing the said parts full size. ther prevents the bayonet from turning on the Fig. 8 represents a transverse section on the barrel.
o dotted line a: :10, Fig. 2, lookinginthe direction At the front end of the socket D is a catch 80 indicated by the arrows; and Fig. 4 is atransfor holding the bayonet on the barrel. This verse section of the bayonet-hilt on the dotted catch is composed of a lever, F, fulcrumed on line 3 y, Fig. 2. a pin, h, and having a pin, f, which enters a Similar letters of reference designate correrecess, 9, in the interior of the barrel. One arm sponding parts in all the figures. of the lever F projects beyond the exterior 8 A designates the muzzle portion of the barwall of the socket D so that it may be operrel ot' a fire-arm, and B designates the fore ated by the finger to withdraw the pin f from stock. the recess 9, and the lever is acted upon by a C designates the band which forms the tip spring, i, to hold the pin in engagement with 40 of the fire-arm, and which is recessed on the the recess. 0
back or rear side at a to receive the end of the fore-stock.
D designates the bayonet, which is made in the form of a short sword, as clearly seen in Fig. l, and the hilt portion of which is fitted to the barrel A. The bayonet is provided with a socket, D, which receives the barrel A, and with a second andsmaller socket, D which is parallel with the socket D. The two said sockets form a handle or hilt, which is adapted It will be observed that the bayonet is held against turning on the barrel independently of the pin f, and that the latter only serves to prevent the bayonet from being pulled off the barrel.
What I claim as my invention, and desire to secure by Letters Patent, is-- 1. The combination, with the barrel and ramrod or wiping-rod of a fire-arm, of a bayonet provided with two parallel sockets, one of ICC which is fitted to the barrel and the other of 3. The combination ofthe barrel A, the band which receives the end of said rod, substan- O, the rod E, and the tubular portion E, tially as herein described. screwed upon the end of the rod and screwed 2. The combinatiomwith the barrel ofa fireinto said band, and the bayonet D, provided 5 arm, and a band forming the tip and having a with sockets D D substantially as herein de- 15 recess or cavity in its front side, of a bayonet scribed.
provided with a socket fitting said barrel, and EBEN T. STARR. with ahub or projection adapted to enter said \Vitnesses: recess or cavity, substantially as herein de- 0. P. WHITNEY,
IO scribed. HENRY T. BROWN.
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