Kind a speaks for itself, some of these will also be shown under other areas, i.e. fighting knives.
(more to come) Note:- click on image for larger version of images
Not strictly Canadian this is a Ross converted into a purpose made knife by reversing the crossguard and machining in a "sawback" comparisons with other knives makes me think this may be for fishing as the sawback type is similar to that seen for cutting nets. Any further information would be gladly received
Modified 1874 Gras has new high cross guard with the muzzle ring machined back to give the correct lock to ring length, and the back of the pommel is shaved to align bayonet properly
1874 Gras with muzzle ring filled with brass threaded plug
Stud is permanently fixed as adjustment screw on top of muzzle ring has been riveted
This conversion is to allow the bayonet to be used as an earth for telegraphers, since it no longer fixes to the rifle the telegraphers must have only used it as a side arm.
|1886 Lebel modified as swagger stick, totally leather covered|
Shortened M1886 Lebel
|Shortened Lebel with cruciform blade ground to produce a single double edged blade. Cross guard nearly all removed just a finger guard on lower surface and welded up and pommel reshaped, Top slot ground or filled. Scabbard modified by shortening, adding a ring for leg tie and US wire hoop attachment|
Fighting knife made from cut down Remington 1913 bayonet
French 1886 Lebel shortened for use by the Germans with a period shortened scabbard having a domed end riveted into the base of the scabbard
Fighting knife converted from Austrian 1895 bayonet, including cut down scabbard
Interesting fighting knife made from a M1938 fixed bladed bayonet. Slot and press stud have been filled and the grips ground with diagonal grooving in place as rivets have been ground at the same time.
Krag used by Quisling Hird and Norwegian legion during WWII
Krag issued during German occupation, close up shows Waffen stamp on cross piece. Bayonet is a shortened
False point ground on back edge of German issued Krag seen in above picture
Krag modified to fit M1 carbine rifle post war. Scabbard modified to attach to US pattern Webbing
|Krag chromed for parade|
M88/94 German bayonet converted to attach to US webbing post WWII. matching German and Norwegian numbers
|Conversion of Austrian made 1886 Kropatschek for unknown uses|
1903 converted by adding a plug o the muzzle ring into which a screwed rod can be fitted to take the earthing strap for telegraphy
|Pritchard Bayonet for the Webley Revolver|
Cut down 1907 Farquhar Hill trials (fake)