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15055 M5A1 bayonet with scabbard. EICKHORN HAITIAN CONTRACT. Hilt and scabbard throat have rusty and pitted areas. Blade is OK. Oddly the frog on the scabbard is a US military frog as opposed to the German made type.
15056 M5A1 bayonet with scabbard. EICKHORN HAITIAN CONTRACT
15119 M5A1 bayonet with scabbard. EICKHORN HAITIAN CONTRACT
15121 M6 bayonet with scabbard for M14 rifle. EICKHORN HAITIAN CONTRACT Blade marked 1223-FAD'H
HUNGARY (ALSO SEE AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN EMPIRE)
12110 M1895 Carbine bayonet with scabbard and frog. Sight blade intact. FGGY ricasso marking with Hungarian Crest on both ricasso and frog hook on scabbard. There is no readable manufacturer's mark on the frog hook and the frog is also unmarked. The scabbard retains 90% of the original field green paint. Blade improperly sharpened with a grinder. It's not trashed but not great either.
14355 RG1886 bayonet with scabbard. FGGY on ricasso with Hungarian crest on the other side of the ricasso. Genuine RG1886 with 17.5mm MRID.
14960 M1935 Cavalry bayonet with scabbard and frog. There are some hairline cracks in the grip that I can't get any useful pictures of. The grip itself remains tight and solid.
15127 M1935 Cavalry bayonet with scabbard. Hairline cracks in wooden grip but it remains tight and solid.
INDIA (ALSO SEE GREAT BRITAIN and NEPAL)
12652 P1907 bayonet with scabbard and frog. RFI 4/41 ORIGINAL FULL LENGTH EXCELLENT CONDITION. Very few of these were produced in 1941 before production was changed to the shorter MkII and MkIII bayonets. Most of the full length P1907s were cut down and designated MkI**. Only a handful of these remained intact like this one. Correct M/44 marked scabbard. The frog is suspect as it's unmarked, like new and has some white thread in the stitching.
13520 P1907 bayonet with scabbard. RFI 4/41 ORIGINAL FULL LENGTH. Very few of these were produced in 1941 before production was changed to the shorter MkII and MkIII bayonets. Most of the full length P1907s were cut down and designated MkI**. Only a handful of these remained intact like this one.
13859 P1907 bayonet with scabbard. RFI 4/41 ORIGINAL FULL LENGTH. Very few of these were produced in 1941 before production was changed to the shorter MkII and MkIII bayonets. Most of the full length P1907s were cut down and designated MkI**. Only a handful of these remained intact like this one.
14223 MkII bayonet. Standard P1907 style hilt with 12" long unfullered blade with no false edge. Unusual INCORRECT MkI* ricasso mark. RFI 10/42. Many of the Short India Pattern bayonet have incorrect ricasso marks but they are usually MkIII types with the square pommel. This one is really odd to me.
14433 P1907 bayonet SCABBARD ONLY. Indian made full length for the uncut early WWII RFI made P1907 bayonets. Roughed out black leather body is marked JBB 1942 and the Round stud top fitting is marked "EB" in a circle on its face. There is a small cut in the edge of the body 1/3 of the way down from the throat that is visible in the pics. The internal throatpiece is retained by being staked in like the more common M/44 marked examples. Note this is NOT an M/44 marked scabbard.
14507 MkIII* bayonet with scabbard. RFI 1/45. Ricasso has the originally forged in MkII nomenclature updated by adding the third "I" and the "*". Most never received the corrected nomenclature markings and having the "*" added is pretty unusual.
14772 L1A4 bayonet. Identical to the British L1A3 but with WOOD grips. This is NOT the early British L1A1 bayonet. RFI ricasso marking has been removed and the blade refinished. This is not bubba work but is arsenal correct. Indian inspector's marks remain intact on the right ricasso and right side of the pommel.
14906 MkIII* bayonet with scabbard. RFI 8/45. Nomenclature on ricasso is actually MkIII (Purpose stamped, not updated) but lacks the *
14907 MkIII* bayonet with scabbard. RFI 5/44. Nomenclature on ricasso is actually MkII and was never updated.
15015 P1907 bayonet with scabbard. RFI 9/40. Blade has the earlier bead blasted finish with blued hilt. Bayonet has a mild peppering of rust specks scattered about with a few pitts here and there. Scabbard is a re-used WWI example with almond frogstud dated 1916. The fittings were pained green. The tip of the scabbard is badly damaged. (see picture).
15086 MkII* bayonet JU 1/43. Mismarked as MkI when it was manufactured and the addition I* was obviously added later.
15116 MkII bayonet. RFI 8/41 NO FALSE EDGE
15176 P1903 bayonet. WILKINSON LONDON 8/00 on ricasso so this was a former P88 bayonet converted to a P1903. Rigth ricasso has the Indian IS over 21 marks with characteristically blockish bending proof. Well worn bayonet was heavily blued by the Indians.
15291 MkII* bayonet with scabbard. JU 2/44. Bayonet is in excellent
condition and typically mismarked as a MkII without the star. Scabbard is
ARSENAL cobbled together from recycled Australian parts. Throat is marked
RE and tip has the A in a seven pointed star. The fittings are painted
Aussie green and the black leather body in unmarked.
14704 FN24/49 SHORT bayonet with scabbard. This is the fullered blade, single edged FN49 bayonet with shorter blade than the Venezuelan type and are reportedly only for the Indonesian FN49 contract. The catch button is very stiff but does function with some effort. Scabbard dented on the edges but function is not inhibited. Blade remains unsharpened. Right grip chipped, left grip split but both grips remain tight and solid. Butt of the pommel has been stippled which is probably why the catch is stiff. The serial number on the butt is obscured by the stippling but is something like 01010.
14825 SP-2&3 bayonet with scabbard and frog. 3 screw hilt with checkered composite black grips. Rare long hilted version of the SP-1 bayonet for the Indonesian made copy of the BM59 rifle. The SP-2 and SP-3 had different muzzle brakes grenade launchers that required the longer hilt. The leather frog is marked on the front with an Indonesian star above "AD".
IRAN (See also PERSIA)
15282 Iranian G3 bayonet. Pakistani style hilt with a 230mm double edged
blade. Blade remains unsharpened and has a few mildly pitted spots. There is
also a ding in the bottom edge near the tip which should be visible in the pics.
It looks like the bayonet was hit against a steel pipe.
IRELAND (SEE ALSO EIRE)
14249 Mle. 1874 Gras bayonet with scabbard CONVERTED FOR GEW1888. Backstrap of pommel shaved and locking catch has the extension. Spine markings were removed. POOR condition but functional. Blade is badly pitted and just about relic condition. Hilt has rust with mild pitting as does the scabbard. Cap on the release button is missing. Butt of pommel has been slightly hammered but function is not affected. I initially misidentified this as an Imperial German Ersatz conversion and would like to thank David Hughes, President of the Society Of American Bayonet Collectors http://bayonetcollectors.org/ for correcting my ID. The shape of the catch extension differentiates this Irish conversion form the German ones.
14415 M1871/84 bayonet STEYR OEWG with sn 8??7 on right side of crossguard. SEE LISTING UNDER AUSTRIA
14560 Israeli re-issued Yugo M1924 bayonet. BT3 ricasso mark and Israeli property mark on left side of the pommel. Blade sharpened but not badly ground and has some pitted areas. Grips retained with Yugo style spanner head screws in escutcheons with slotless nuts on the other side. Grips are tight and solid but there are hairline cracks in the grips that you should be able to see in the pics. The grips remain solid and tight despite the cracks.
14810 UZI bayonet with scabbard. Plastic scabbard, steel grips.
14811 M1949 bayonet with scabbard. Crude Israeli produced model.
14916 UZI bayonet with steel scabbard.
15169 M1949 bayonet scabbard only. Israeli produced model. Tip is badly dented on both sides and split about an inch on one side near the tip (pictured) but function is not affected.
15257 M1949 bayonet with scabbard. Crude Israeli produced variant. Abnormally
12655 M1891 FROG ONLY. Green leather in used but serviceable condition. No discernable markings.
12702 M1938 fixed folding bayonet with belt loop scabbard.
13602 M1870 Vetterli bayonet with scabbard and frog. TORINO. Long spring, no stablizer notch in muzzle ring. Scabbard marked TORINO 1892. Frog is an M91 type with the sides opened up and rivets replaced with wire twists.
13776 M1 bayonet with scabbard and frog. ITALIAN REWORK with Italian cloth belt loop on scabbard.
13787 M1938 FIXED BLADE bayonet with scabbard. Purpose made as a fixed blade, not a conversion. FRANCHI marked on the backstrap. Scabbard is belt loop type that had the alloy throat but the exposed part of the throat is broken off and missing.
13984 M1938 folding bayonet with belt loop scabbard. 2nd model bayonet. Pot metal throat scabbard. Blade is crusty looking with some rust and pitts and almost no finish left. Scabbard and hilt are in much better condition so I believe the blade was swapped out with another bayonet at some point.
14048 M1891/97 TS bayonet with brass bound leather scabbard and green leather frog. No visible maker mark. Ricasso is pitted.
14345 M1891 or M1938 Moschetto folding triform spike bayonet. Marked PS at the base. Completely brown from old rust but not pitted.
14362 M1870 Vetterli bayonet with rare 1st pattern scabbard. Uncut full length bayonet has long spring and stablizer notch. Scabbard has original square tip and oval frogstud. Leather is cracking at the tip but the tip remains attached and is not overly fragile. (see pics) Blade was sharpened long ago and there is a picture of the worst of it below.
14373 M1891 or M1938 Moschetto folding triform spike bayonet. Comes with part of the original mount that was cut off of the barrel and has a home made locking catch assembly.
14387 SCABBARD ONLY for Italian made No.1 MkIII Enfield bayonet. The bayonets were made Post WWII using M1891 bayonet blades with a different pommel and crossguard to fit the British No.1 Enfield. The scabbard has a black leather body like the British P1907 scabbard using an identical steel tip to the British scabbard but made in the appropriate length for the M1891 blade and using a steel throatpiece patterned from the Italian M1891 scabbard throat. The scabbard was newly purpose made in Italy and the throat fitting is marked with Italian markings.
14427 M1938 bayonet Belt Loop scabbard only with pot metal throatpiece. Throatpiece is chipped. No finish left on scabbard.
14505 M1870 Vetterli Moschetto reversing cruciform socket bayonet. Missing locking ring.
14848 M1891/97 TS bayonet with brass bound leather scabbard.
14871 M1870 Vetterli Full Length bayonet with rare first pattern scabbard. "REGULATION TYPE" bayonet with long spring and stablizer notch in the muzzle ring. The early scabbard has a completely different tip and frogstud that the more common later type that the Carcano scabbard was based on.
14974 Italian produced M4 bayonet with scabbard. SMOOTH WOODEN GRIPS. AET 1955. Very early production run of the Italian M4 bayonet that we are more familiar with having plastic grips. The scabbard is the steel bound green leather Italian model based on earlier Italian scabbards for the Carcano and Vetterli bayonets. Most of these were reworked with plastic grips and the scabbards were replaced with an Italian made copy of the US M8 scabbard.
14993 M1938 FIXED BLADE bayonet with scabbard. Purpose made as a fixed blade, not a conversion. L.FRANCHI marked on the backstrap. Scabbard is the frogstud type with steel throatpiece. Blade remains unsharpened.
15026 M4 bayonet with scabbard and integral frog. AET 1959. Later plastic grips retained with screws in split nuts. The scabbard is the later Italian copy of a US M8 scabbard.
15045 M1891 or M1938 Moschetto folding triform spike bayonet. Entire bayonet has been polished bright.
15047 M1891 bayonet scabbard REPLACEMENT LEATHER BODY ONLY. Marked "A.S. TORINO 1935". Has never had fittings mounted to it. Shows storage wear only.
15048 M1891 or M1938 Moschetto folding triform spike bayonet. Marked PS next to "AG" in a box on it's base. Original plumb bluing is 90% intact.
15076 M1938 folding bayonet with belt loop scabbard. 2nd model bayonet with unsharpened blade. Scabbard has the steel throatpiece as opposed to pot metal.
15128 M1844 Piedmont bayonet. Has some badly pitted spots on the blade shown in close up pics.
15168 M1938 belt loop scabbard only. Steel throatpiece.
15203 M1938 LATCH LOCK bayonet with belt loop scabbard. The very tip of the blade has been sharpened but not ground and the potmetal thoatpiece on the scabbard is typically deteriorating with loss of the top edges of material. The latch is intact/unbroken. Scabbard has a dent on the back that causes the blade to bind during withdrawal and insertion but the scabbard remains serviceable.
15206 Sciabola Baionetta Modello 1870-87-91-15 with brass bound leather scabbard and brown colonial frog. This is the M1891 bayonet made with a different crossguard and pommel for use on the M1870/87/15 Vetterli-Carcano rifle during WWI. Poor condition with lots of pitting.
12123 T18 Murata bayonet scabbard throatpiece fitting only. Complete with all pins, springs and faceplate. Mostly dark with rust staining and there is pitting on the frogstud. If you have the scabbard leather and tip here is your chance to complete it.
12627 T99 Naval Special Rifle bayonet with scabbard. Scabbard is steel and looks like it's actually a trainer scabbard that was added to this bayonet. It's dented up and has been improperly painted black but is serviceable.
13193 T30 training bayonet with scabbard. ROCKING STAR Variation T-F, LBT-216
13251 T99 Naval Special Rifle bayonet.
13599 T99 Naval Special Rifle bayonet with rubberized scabbard with integral frog. Scabbard and frog are typically hardened and crazed with a bit of the coating flaked off of the frog where the belt loops bend but otherwise this is a nice solid set with the bayonet itself being in overall VERY GOOD condition.
13630 Mexican Contract T30 bayonet with scabbard. Siamese issue. SEE LISTING UNDER SIAM
13766 T30 bayonet with scabbard. Indonesian Crossguard conversion. Nagoya Triangle. SEE LISTING UNDER INDONESIA
14145 T44 Cavalry carbine folding spike bayonet First Model (complete assembly except for the 2 mounting screws)
14146 T44 Cavalry carbine folding spike bayonet First Model (complete assembly except for the 2 mounting screws) Has a few spots of rust on blade.
14410 PROTOTYPE/TRIALS T30 bayonet with scabbard. LB-71 with no maker mark on the ricasso. Has serial number 6030 on the right side of the crossguard and an M on the butt of the pommel.
14623 T30 bayonet with scabbard. Rare NAGOYA TRIANGLE maker mark. Variation A hilt with bright blade.
14625 Chinese reworked T30 bayonet. Flat sided hilt with hooked quillon made by Kokura-Hourglass with wraparound contoured grips installed by the Chinese using screws in elyptical escutcheons for grip fasteners. SEE LISTING UNDER CHINA
14718 7/8ths Child's trainer bayonet with scabbard. LB-206 with squared pommel base. Blade sharpened and has sharpening striations all over. Scabbard is missing the ball tip. Butt of pommel has been "fitted" to a rifle at some point (see pics). Crossguard is a thinner variant not catalogued in LaBar
14851 T44 Cavalry carbine folding pike bayonet with mount. 1st Model.
14963 T30 bayonet with scabbard. Rare NAGOYA TRIANGLE maker mark. Variation A hilt with bright blade. Hilt and scabbard are rusted with pitting. There is a large chip in the right grip. The blade has some minor stains but is in good condition otherwise.
15061 7/8 Child's Training bayonet with scabbard. LB-206 THICK crossguard.
15270 T22 Murata bayonet with scabbard. Nicks in blade and some rust on hilt
and scabbard. Mum intact.
15290 Last Ditch T30 bayonet with wood scabbard and RECTANGULAR CROSSGUARD.
TALW. Grips have a few dings, tip of blade has some pitting (pictured).
Scabbard has one short hairline crack near the throatpiece (pictured) otherwise
in good condition.
15294 T13 Murata bayonet. Blade shortened to 450mm which I assume was done to
bring it more in line with the later T18 bayonets. LaBar says nothing about this
variation. Condition is near relic with heavy pitting all over and rough grips
with cracks and chips. Despite that the grips remain tight and solid. Catch
mechanism works but the spring is a bit weak.
JORDAN (see also TRANSJORDAN)
KOREA, NORTH (Communist)
14035 North Korean M1968 AKM bayonet with scabbard missing frog loop. Unique Bowie point type. The face of the muzzle ring was marred and subsequently buffed and cold blued. This would probably go un-noticed but I like to point this kind of thing out. Otherwise typically excellent condition.
KOREA (ROK) SOUTH
13869 Lebanese G3 bayonet with scabbard and integral frog. Nomenlature unknown.
14852 Lebanese G3 bayonet with scabbard and integral frog. Nomenlature unknown.
15296 M24L bayonet with scabbard. FN made copy of the long Czech VZ23 bayonet but the scabbard differs from the Czech style being closer to the FN1924 with a different throat arrangement more like an Imperial German S84/98 or Polish WZ24 scabbard. GOOD CONDITION with unsharpened blade and marked with the Lithuanian "gate" stamp on the finial ball of the scabbard. The scabbard is slightly warped (pictured) but function is not affected. The bayonet inserts and withdraws completely and smoothly. Very rare bayonet. Only 30,000 made. they were captured by the Soviets when they annexed the Baltic republics then the Germans captured them from the Soviets and reissued many in WWII but they often cut the muzzle rings off. Very few are left at all much less with the ring intact.
14551 FN49 Double Edged Bayonet with Scabbard. LUXEMBOURG sn AL03766 on pommel. Blade remains unsharpened but has staining and the finish is worn away. The tip has had the last 1mm repointed. Hilt has scattaered rust and very little of the original black paint finish remains. The scabbard has been repainted black. Pommel has T/O mortise slot with solid tang and no clearing holes in the grips. Scabbard throat marked with sn 0279?. Grips have minor nicks and dings from use and handling. Overall condition is well used but not abused.
MANCHUKUO (Japanese puppet state in occupied Manchuria 1932-1945)
14965 Mukden Mauser bayonet with scabbard. Blade remains unsharpened except for the very tip. (see pictures) Scabbard and hilt have mild pitting in spots but nothing horrible.
13155 M1910 bayonet PARTIALLY CONVERTED TO FAL. These pop up from time to time with the original muzzle ring removed and a cupped replacement welded on. The catch is removed from the pommel. The conversion was not completed by completely changing the catch mechanism, adding a rear muzzle ring and shortening the blade. The original grips are usually gone as is the case here but Bubba has added some home made grips to this one.
13630 Mexican Contract T30 bayonet with scabbard. Siamese issue. SEE LISTING UNDER SIAM
13747 M1910 bayonet with scabbard. Circle Z ricasso mark. SNs on pommel and frogstud do not match. Blade remains unsharpened.
13894 M1912 Austrian export bayonet with scabbard. RM on left ricasso. OEWG on right ricasso. Grips are retained with German style unslotted screwbolts with split nuts. SN 14813 stamped in the butt of the pommel. Blade remains unsharpened and scabbard bears no markings.
14017 M1912 bayonet with scabbard. SWISS CONTRACT and marked with Swiss rifle over N on ricasso and another unusual marking on the other side. Mexican ID is SPECULATIVE and I base it on the model being known in Mexican use as well as Swiss maker having had contracts with Mexico for the Mondragon bayonets.
14147 M1910 bayonet with scabbard. Circle Z ricasso mark. SNs on pommel and frogstud do not match. Blade remains unsharpened.
13298 M1910 bayonet PARTIALLY CONVERTED TO FAL Type C. Has been shortened and had double muzzle rings added. Catch aperture has been filled and a vertical aperture has been cut through the pommel. The conversions would have been complete if the new catch had been installed.
14388 M1910 bayonet with scabbard. Odd variation with uniquely Mexican grip fasteners and slightly different scabbard. Poor condition and missing the locking catch. Blade has grinding and nocks. Hilt and scabbard brown with surface rust but not pitted except on the left side of the crossguard. Crossguard marked "REPUBLICA MEXICANA" and finial ball of scabbard marked "RM" in a box. There is a small "R" in a box on the spine of the blade. I can find no indicator of who produced this bayonet.
14421 M1910 bayonet with scabbard. Circled Z maker mark. Unsharpened Blade. SNs on pommel and frogstud do not match.
14458 M1910 bayonet. Circle Z ricasso mark and sn 32712 on the pommel. Blade remains unsharpened. Grips retained with large domed rivets.
14702 M1912 Austrian export bayonet. OEWG maker on right ricasso and RM on left ricasso. Crossguard marked REPUBLICA MEXICANA on the left side and "S"_F 7540 on the right side. Blade has been sharpened but not ground. Grips are retained with the Austrian style dome headed rivets in washers. Butt of pommel is also marked RM
15008 M1936 bayonet with MATCHING scabbard. Circle Z ricasso mark is weak but present. Blade remains unsharpened and bluing is 99% intact.
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