ETHIOPIA

Items identified as of Ethiopian origin by seller, other items sold at the same time were a Cuban AKM, US M1 and M5


SKS
 
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Long SKS bayonet that is normally permanently fixed to the rifle

 

Ex Italian 1891 Carcano scabbard. It is not know if this was carried like this or had been mated with the scabbard to sell, as Ethiopia was an Italian run Country pre WWII.


VZ24 with modified scabbard
 
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Czech VZ24 with added throat piece to allow carry on US style webbing

 

New throat is just brazed into place, original frog stud has been left in place.

 

AK47
 
      
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Picked up by .an agent working on war crimes in country. Bayonet was bought of vendor on market using it to cut fruit. Coin is from same agent