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14894 P1853 triform socket bayonet. Nigari markings on socket.
13391 M1895 Infantry NCO bayonet with scabbard and frog. OEWG. Hooked quillon. Blade remains unsharpened but tip has been repointed. Scabbard is an Artillery carbine bayonet scabbard that was cut shorter for this bayonet and was left open with no tip added.
13871 M1895 KNIL ENGINEERS CARBINE bayonet with scabbard and frog. HEMBRUG ricasso mark and K.A.R. marked on both the pommel and crossguard. Contrary to the name this bayonet fits the full length M95 rifle and NOT the series of carbines. I do not have the specific carbine cited in the name to test fit but all the other Dutch carbines/bayonets are not interchangeable with the rifles/bayonets.
14813 M1895 bayonet with leather scabbard and frog. HEMBRUG Retaining strap is missing from the frog.
14829 No.1 NM Carbine bayonet with scabbard and frog. HEMBRUG
14870 M1895 Artillery Carbine bayonet with scabbard. HEMBRUG. Scabbard shrunk several millimeters and the gap is shown in the last picture.
15114 M1895 Marine NCO bayonet OEWG
15129 NOT an AR10 Bayonet with scabbard and integral frog. AI mark on ricasso (Hembrug) and identical to the AR10 bayonet in every way except for the inside muzzle ring diameter being only 16mm. That is in keeping the the Papuan Volunteer Corps bayonet which was the basis for the AR10 design but the pommel on this one is the shorter AR10 type with the catch on the other side compared to the Papuan. This one is a real head scratcher for me.
15136 M1871 Beaumont cruciform socket bayonet. FIRST MODEL with one piece locking ring. (Most books are wrong having the order reversed. The 2 piece locking ring definitely came after the one piece ring)
13149 No. 4 MkII spike bayonet with scabbard. Savage. Electro-pencilled N/|\Z marked with NZ serial number actually stamped in.
14319 Leather and Brass retaining tab for No4 scabbards in P37 frogs. Brass rivet buckle closure.
15134 No.4 MkII spike bayonet with scabbard and frog. LONG BRANCH, NEW ZEALAND electro-pencil N/|\Z over sn 26544 on socket and the same SN was also stamped into the elbow.
11866 M1916 bayonet with full length blade. Janzen originally identified it as "M1894/14" and corrected it in his end notes. Blade sharpened with some grinding marks.
12638 M1916 Long bayonet with scabbard. Janzen originally identified it as "M1894/14" and corrected it in his end notes. Unsharpened blade remains full length.
13341 M1884 Jarmann Cruciform bayonet. Serial number 9.
13592 M1944 Krag bayonet with scabbard. EXCELLENT PLUS CONDITION. Only 4,600 were made in Sweden for the Norwegian Government In Exile. Ricasso marked E.A.B. over sn 2910 and finial ball on the scabbard marked 154.
13771 M1916 bayonet with full length blade. Janzen originally identified it as "M1894/14" and corrected it in his end notes. Blade sharpened but not ground at all.
13784 M1894/12 LONG LEATHER scabbard and frog only. Estimated production was only 3,000 for the original long M1894 bayonet with fullers running the full length of the blade. Will also fit on the M1916 bayonet. Low serial number is 865. Has a tear near the tip but the leather is not separating at all. Stitching remains tight and leather is still supple.
14014 M1916 bayonet with scabbard. FULL LENGTH. Janzen originally identified it as "M1894/14" and corrected it in his end notes. Blade partially sharpened near the tip but not ground.
14151 M1916 bayonet with scabbard. FULL LENGTH blade. Janzen originally identified it as "M1894/14" and corrected it in his end notes.
14828 M1916 bayonet with MATCHING LEATHER scabbard. FULL LENGTH blade. Janzen originally identified it as "M1894/14" and corrected it in his end notes. The leather scabbard is extremely rare with estimated production of only 3,000 for the original long M1894 bayonet with fullers running the full length of the blade. Finding this example being matched with a later M1916 bayonet calls the existing literature on the subject into question in my mind.
15011 M1916 Krag bayonet with MATCHING scabbard and frog. FULL LENGTH blade is lightly sharpened but not ground from the tip about 1/3 of the way back. the remainder of the blade in unsharpened. The hilt and scabbard steel have light rust browning but are not pitted. The frog is solid and supple but is missing 2 of the rivet backings. All stitching remains intact, solid and tight.
ORANGE FREE STATE (see also TRANSVAAL)
13953 G3 bayonet with cast crossguard. POF70
14727 G3 bayonet with scabbard. POF70 Forged or machine cut crossguard and almost never seen steel scabbard.
14895 G3 bayonet POF71 cast crossguard. There is a crack in the grip (see pics) that is barely noticeable and does not affect function. Everything remains solid.
14932 G3 bayonet with cast crossguard. POF69
15036 G3 bayonet POF67 This is the earliest date I have ever seen on one of these.
14554 T65 bayonet with scabbard and integral frog. For M16 rifle. Very much like US M7 bayonet but with a longer and more narrow blade.
PAPAL STATES (VATICAN)
14344 Argentine M1891 bayonet with scabbard with blade SHORTENED to 233mm. Scabbard shortened correspondingly and painted white. Made by WKC. Argentine Crest remains intact. SN 0147 has been added to the crossguard and butt of the pommel. Blade remains unsharpened. Peruvian identification is speculative but generally accepted. I can be persuaded either way but the white painted scabbard on this on is something I've also seen on Peruvian conversions of the M1891 bayonet to fit the US M1 Carbine so that helps the Peruvian argument in my book.
14435 Peruvian M1935 bayonet. FN made bayonet usually misidentified as a Czech product due to the shape of the blade emulating the VZ24 but downturned and having exposed crossguard pins. Grips are fastened with slotless scewbolts in split nuts. Minore pitting on hilt. Hairline crack in right grip running between the grip screws. Blade remains unsharpened.
14630 Argentine M1891 bayonet with scabbard with blade SHORTENED to 233mm. Made by WKC. Argentine Crest remains intact. SN 0244 has been added to the crossguard and butt of the pommel. Blade remains unsharpened. Peruvian identification is speculative but generally accepted.
15141 Peruvian M1909 bayonet with scabbard.
14759 WZ98 bayonet. Former German S98/05nA bayonet with smooth Polish grips installed, quillon bent down a bit and "WZ98" added to the ricasso as well a Polish Boxed P mark on the tip of the quillon. The Poles also sharpened the blade and added "707" to the left side of the crossguard and "3" to the right ricasso. The original German markings are GOTTLIEB HAMMESFAHR over a pyramid over SOLINGEN, FOCHE on the left ricasso and a crown over ERFURT on the right ricasso. The spine is marked W15 with unreadable Fraktur inspectors' marks. Grips screws remain unslotted and the finsih remains in the white. Staining to steel is visible in the pictures. The dark area on the tip of the blade is actually pitted but there is no other pitting on the bayonet.
14981 S28p bayonet with scabbard. PERKUN. Former Polish WZ28 bayonet. See listing under GERMANY, NAZI, FOREIGN BAYONETS USED
13015 M1937 bayonet with scabbard. Unsharpened blade.
13016 M1937 bayonet. Unsharpened blade.
13569 M1937 bayonet. Unsharpened blade.
13734 PM35 bayonet with scabbard SIMSON & CO. SUHL.
13874 PM35 bayonet with scabbard SIMSON & CO. SUHL
14215 PM35 bayonet with scabbard. SIMSON & CO. SUHL
14335 M1904 bayonet with scabbard. SIMSON & Co. SUHL. NOT REHABBED. Original bright finish with serial number on crossguard instead of the pommel. Grips retained with original domed rivets in washer. Scabbard dented and painted black. Blade sharpened. Grips badly worn with significant wood loss.
14527 M1904 bayonet. SIMSON & Co. SUHL. WWII rehab. Blued and grips retained with screws. Blade remains unsharpened.
14777 M1904 bayonet with scabbard. Rare E&F HORSTER manufactured and remains in it's original bright finish with grips retained with dome headed rivets in washers. Blade remains unsharpened and differs from Simson made blades in that it is hollow ground. Scabbard is a bit more narrow at the tip than the Simson scabbards.
14815 M1886 Kropatschek bayonet SCABBARD ONLY OEWG
14816 M1886 Kropatschek SHORT RIFLE bayonet with scabbard. STEYR 1886 If the available information is correct there were only about 1,000 Short Rifles made.
14855 FPB 48 SMG bayonet.
15040 M1886 Kropatschek bayonet with scabbard. STEYR 1886. Blade remains unsharpened.
15170 M1904 bayonet with scabbard. SIMSON & CO. SUHL WWII rehab. Blued and grips retained with screws. Blade remains unsharpened.
12101 M1893 bayonet with scabbard OEWG. PLATED but most of the plating has flaked off and exposed areas of hilt are rusty with moderate pitting. Blade sharpened at the tip but not all the way. Has a "crossed pennants" stamp on the side of the pommel and the Romanian Phoenix on the other side. I've only seen one other marked this way before.
13227 M1893 bayonet. OEWG. Pitted pommel and crossguard. Blade ground.
15130 M1879 Peabody bayonet with scabbard. ALEX COPPEL SOLINGEN on ricasso with Romanian cypher on the crossguard. Correct scabbard with no ball tip.
RUSSIA and SOVIET UNION
13478 Ob. 1891 cruciform socket bayonet. Socket battered up and has been bubba fitted. Locking ring very loose and sloppy. Bayonet mounts and dismounts easily as a result. Blade has a slight bend to the left near the socket but it would not show up in the pictures. Tip has a ding or chip in it. Elbow of socket also has a burr.
14898 Ob. 1891 cruciform socket bayonet SESTROVASK (Arrow). Tip is damaged and butt end of the socket has hammering (see pics). I have test fit this to the rifle and it will mount and dismount. The locking ring turns stiffly but remains functional.
14899 Ob. 91/30 cruciform socket bayonet. Odd elbow marking looks like Israeli "zahal" property mark but more crudely stamped and not in a circle. Could be a Cyrillic "b" but the bottom is not closed.
14918 Ob. 91/30 cruciform socket bayonet. CRUDE late production. No maker mark. Unissued condition.
15115 Ob. 1891 cruciform socket bayonet. REMINGTON Clear sharp Remington mark (circled R) with bluing 97% intact. The only flaw is a small spot of rust/pitting about half the size of an American Dime on the edge of the elbow near the manufacturer's mark. It would be almost impossible to upgrade this one.
15101 Imperial Russian Issued French Mle. 1874 Gras bayonet with MATCHING scabbard. St. Etienne 1878. SESTROVYASK arrow in mortise slot. Scabbard and crossguard have some rust and minor pitting in places, mostly on the scabbard. The dark spots on the blade in the pics are also pitting.
SERBIA (See also YUGOSLAVIA)
12699 M1899 bayonet with scabbard. SIMSON & CO. SUHL Original version with single edged fullered blade. These are sometimes misidentified as a variant of the Spanish M1893 bayonet. Blade sharpened but not ground. Both grips have several gouges. Back side of pommel nicked up. Mild pitting on pommel and scabbard.
13254 Turkish reissued Serbian M1899 bayonet with scabbard. See listing under Turkey.
14008 M1899C (M1915) double edged bayonet with matching scabbard. (See listing under Yugoslavia)
14066 M1899C (M1915) double edged bayonet. Plumb ricasso marking scrubbed but otherwise unaltered with exposed crossguard pins and domed grip rivets in washers. Blade shows no signs of post-factory sharpening.
14096 M1899C (M1915) double edged bayonet. PLUMB 1916
14097 M1899C (M1915) double edged bayonet with scabbard. PLUMB 1915 with correct flat tipped scabbard. Frogstud is missing.
14250 M1899 bayonet. SIMSON & CO. SUHL This is the single edged fullered blade type that is often mistaken for a Spanish M1893 bayonet. Blade remains completely unsharpened. Hilt pitted but serviceable.
14310 Serbian issued M1895 bayonet with scabbard. WKC. "C" spine mark.
14403 M1899 bayonet with scabbard OEWG. This is the single edged fullered blade type that is often mistaken for a Spanish M1893 bayonet. Scabbard was pitted and has been painted black over it. Entire bayonet shows signs of have been rusted with medium pitting to the blade and lighter pitting to the hilt. The rust was completely removed and and the pitting mostly buffed off leaving the edge of the blade out of it's original profile. I am 95% certain the grips are replacements but whoever made them did a fine job and used the correct type of retaining rivets that appear very professionally installed. Not a bad restoration job but restored nonetheless.
14557 Bulgarian re-issued Serbian M1880 Mauser-Milanovic bayonet with fascinating conversion scabbard. SEE LISTING UNDER BULGARIA
14707 Turkish reissued Serbian M1899 bayonet with scabbard. See listing
13339 M1907? Double edged bayonet with scabbard for GEW1888 Commission Rifle. See listing under CHINA
13630 Siamese T30 bayonet with scabbard. Bayonet seems to be a reworked Japanese piece as opposed to the Siamese produced version but there is no evidence of a Japanese arsenal mark having ever been on the ricasso and no indication that one has been removed. The blued blade is completely unsharpened like the Japanese produced Mexican contract bayonets and I believe this is one that was not delivered to Mexico and subsequently sold to Siam. Siamese SN on the butt of the pommel and what may be a very faint small Charka on the left ricasso. Scabbard is the Siamese model with no loop in the throat retaining band and a German style frogstud on the front of the scabbard. The grips are definitely replaced and are fastened with simple pins. The new grips are of the same wood found on regripped T45 bayonets and appear to be mass produced as opposed to hand made.
14045 T51 bayonet with scabbard. T30 style hilt with M1 style blade. Grips retained with German style slotless screwbolts in spanner nuts. Blade remains unsharpened. Dents in scabbard. Gouges in left grip. Cracks in right grip but grip remains tight and solid. For T47 Short Rifle so I suspect the T51 nomenclature is not correct.
14240 T51 bayonet with scabbard. T30 style hilt with M1 style blade. Grips retained with German style slotless screwbolts in spanner nuts. Blade remains unsharpened. For T47 Short Rifle so I suspect the T51 nomenclature is not correct.
14397 M1888 double edged bayonet with scabbard for the Mauser GEW71, GEW71/84 and GEW1888 Commission rifle. The Charka remains intact on the right side of the crossguard but any other marking were polished away. Bubba really did a number on this one by polishing the daylights out of it then bluing it and making oak replacement grips held by crude rivets in washers. The blade is canted 3 degrees to the left. The scabbard is a complete abortion as well. If you don't have one of these it would only be a starter piece or would be good for someone with the rifle that wants a bayonet without breaking the bank.
14826 Austrian RG1888 bayonet with scabbard. IIQ ricasso mark and Siamese serial number on the butt oft he pommel. Grips are well worn. Catch spring is weak but still functions.
13719 P1907 bayonet with almond stud scabbard. SANDERSON 3/18? South African "Broad Arrow inside letter U" on the left side of the pommel. Front of scabbard throatpiece lip marked "X27"
12063 Spanish M1943/Argentine M1909 bayonet lug adapters.
$7 each or 3 for $20
I have a scant few of these with the original locking pin $10 each
12971 M1893 straightback bayonet. ARTILLERIA FCA DE TOLEDO 1899. Unsharpened blade and grip retained with original smooth rivets. Very good condition.
13079 M1892/93 Humpback bayonet with scabbard. Ricasso marked "ARTILLERIA 1899" denoting this is one of the actual bayonets repatriated from Cuba after the Spanish American War. This model was never produced in Spain and the markings were added during arsenal rehab of the repatriated bayonets. All markings are faint but readable. Well worn and showing its age but not a relic by any means. Blade sharpened.
13525 M1983 Straightback bayonet. VERY EARLY with ricasso marked ARTILLERIA FCA DE TOLEDO 1894. Original grips retained by flush rivets intact. Rough condition with worn and chipped grips, blade sharpened but not ground and has a couple of pitted spots.
13878 M1892/93 Humpback bayonet with scabbard. ARTILLERIA FcA TOLEDO 1899 Spanish American War used bayonet from Cuba that was repatriated to Spain and re-arsenalled. The Toledo arsenal did not produce this model bayonet. Grips retained with screws in escutcheons. Blade remains unsharpened.
13879 Leather frog for a hunting plug bayonet. Fragile, cracking and in generally poor condition but not disintegrating.
13966 M1893 Straightback bayonet with scabbard. RARE WEYERSBERG KIRSCHBAUM & CO. SOLINGEN manufacturer ricasso marking. Has original domed rivet grip retainers and shows signs of stone sharpening having been done long ago. Grips have some rough spots shown in the pictures. Pommel has slight hammering with light mushrooming on the edges but function is not affected. This is only the third one of these I have seen in the past 45 years. I spent 15 years searching for these intensely after the first one went missing in the mail.
14098 Spanish issued Czech VZ24 bayonet with scabbard. Bayonet has been typically buffed bright and the scabbard buffed then heavily blued. This is unmistakably a Spanish arsenal rework.
14611 M1892/93 Humpback bayonet with scabbard. SIMSON & CO SUHL with unsharpened blade and all original grips retained with dome headed rivets. Very early piece with Spanish cross property mark on the crossguard and spine marking on the blade. Scabbard is correct early version with shaped mouthpiece that only allows the blade to be inserted in one direction. Body is the German style hard leather. Very few of these original bayonets are found today that have never been back through the Spanish arsenal system and reworked.
14819 M1941 Bolo bayonet with scabbard. FNT ricasso mark. Rare plastic grips.
14859 M1941 bolo bayonet with scabbard and plastic grips. NAVAL ISSUE differing from the more common Army issue in that the Naval arsenal has heavily parkerized the entire bayonet and scabbard and installed plastic grips that differ slightly from the rare Army plastic grips.
15022 Spanish M1892/93 Humpback bayonet with scabbard. SIMSON & CO SUHL.
Blade remains unsharpened.
15042 M1943 bayonet with scabbard. Spanish made copy of the German S84/98 but using a cast hilt with blade pinned into it like a German dress bayonet. Wider bladed version with flashguard. Leather washer intact at the base of the blade which remains unsharpened. Bluing is worn o0ff of most of the left side of the hilt. Completely unmarked.
15093 M91/93 "Philippine" bayonet with scabbard. WEYERSBERG, KIRSCHBAUM & CO. SOLINGEN. Same as Argentine M1891 but with wooden grips and no Argentine markings. Spanish cross marking is crisp and clear on the stem of the crossguard. There is some question about the mark being Spanish per se but it is only observed on German made bayonets for Spain so it could be a German control marking of some sort. It does not appear universally on all German made Spanish bayonets. Blade remains unsharpened.
15149 M1892/93 Humpback bayonet with scabbard. ARTILLERIA Fca DE TOLEDO 1899 ricasso marking. Spanish American War used bayonet from Cuba that was repatriated to Spain and re-arsenalled. The Toledo arsenal did not produce this model bayonet. Grips retained with screws and Hex Nuts. Blade remains unsharpened. Scabbard leather has shrunk 10mm. It remains pliable enough to stretch it to cover the blade but then is extremely tight.
13223 M1914 bayonet with scabbard.
13941 M1896 bayonet frog only.
14163 M1914 bayonet with scabbard.
14563 M1914 bayonet with scabbard and frog.
14872 M1915 Naval bayonet with scabbard.
15010 M1896 bayonet with scabbard and frog. EJ AB. Scabbard does not match and it's seam is separating slightly near the tip where it had been dented. (see pic). Function is not inhibited in any way. Scabbard serial number does not match.
15131 M1914 bayonet with scabbard.
15142 M1896 bayonet with scabbard. EJ AB
12767 M1918 bayonet with scabbard. ELSENER SCHWYZ. Armorer's replacement bayonet with NO SERIAL NUMBER For K31 and M1911 carbine.
12769 M1918 bayonet with scabbard ELSENER SCHWYZ VICTORIA. Armorer's replacement bayonet with NO SERIAL NUMBER For K31 and M1911 carbine. UNISSUED
13130 M1918 bayonet with scabbard WAFFENFABRIK NEUHAUSEN
13821 STG 57 leather frog. M.DARBELLAY FULLY 68
13822 STG 57 leather frog. P.ULLI 88 ALLMENDINGEN
14001 M1914 Sawback pioneer bayonet with early brown leather scabbard. WAFFENFABRIK NEUHAUSEN. Hilt and rear 1/3 of the blade are plated and the hilt plating is beginning to bubble and flake. Early brown leather scabbard is solid and the steel fittings remain tight. Leather has numerous scuffs, back stitching is tight and the leather frog retaining strap is intact.
14372 M1906 sawback bayonet with scabbard and frog. Rare bayonet made with a recycled Vetterli sawback blade marked SJG NUEHAUSEN with new hilt for the Schmidt-Rubin series of rifles. This one has the small MRID for use with K11 Carbines and K31 Short rifles but they may also be found with larger MRID for use with full length rifles. Scabbard is brown leather with bright steel fittings and is a later production type for these and M1914 bayonets as opposed to a recycled Vetterli scabbard. I can't make out the manufacturer's name or cantonal marks on the frog but it is clearly dated 1927. Hilt is plated. This was an authorized modification that could be done at the expense of the individual soldier so he could avoid having to constantly polish the hilt for inspection.
14502 M1900 Cruciform "Bicyclist's" bayonet with small MRID for use on M1911 Carbines and later K31 Short rifles. Muzzle ring appears purpose made in the diameter as opposed to being a larger ring example that has been bushed.
14496 M1881 Sawback Vetterli bayonet. S.J.G. NEUHAUSEN 3 rivet grips. Minor dent in cutting edge near the tip (see pic).
14561 M1851 Federal triform clip on bayonet. Spring catch type as opposed to the winged screw type. Pitted all over to one degree or another but by no means in relic condition. There is some disagreement as to whether these are Swiss or Belgian and while I cannot say it was produced in Switzerland as opposed to Belgium I have possessed examples clearly marked to the Swiss canton of Vaud proving they are at least Swiss issued.
14639 STG57 bayonet with scabbard. F+W in a circle on the left ricasso and W over 580828 on the right side. Typically very good condition. I also have a couple of the leather frogs for these listed and will bundle one with this at a discount if desired by the buyer.
14901 M1918 double edged bayonet with scabbard ELSENER SCHWYZ VICTORIA
14961 M1878 Vetterli bayonet with M1881 scabbard. SJC NUEHAUSEN. Left grip is marred up. (See pics)
14982 M1906 sawback bayonet with scabbard and frog. Rare bayonet made with a recycled Vetterli sawback blade marked SJG NUEHAUSEN with new hilt for the Schmidt-Rubin series of rifles. This one has the small MRID for use with K11 Carbines and K31 Short rifles but they may also be found with larger MRID for use with full length rifles.
15132 M1900 Cruciform "Bicyclist's" bayonet with scabbard. Has small MRID for use on M1911 Carbines and later K31 Short rifles. Muzzle ring appears purpose made in the diameter as opposed to being a larger ring example that has been bushed.
15135 M1878 Vetterli bayonet with M1881 scabbard. SJC NUEHAUSEN
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