scabbard for sword bayonet, yataghan blade, Pattern 1856
Rimmed steel topmount with oval frog stud on short stem and oval base. Scallop-edged mount is indented with two sets of double horizontal lines and retained by a staple front and back. Wide black leather body, gathered and sewn along centre of back, tapering towards scallop-edged steel chape. Chape, indented with three sets of double horizontal lines, is secured by a staple front and back, tapers to broad rounded tip.
5 cancelled by two diagonal lines / 567 (stamped on mouthpiece, upper edge)
478 (stamped on frog stud)
broad arrow over WD / B9 / crowned 70 over E (stamped on body, back, left of seam)