POLAND

Austrian 1895
 
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 Austrian 1895 style


1922 mauser
 
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1922 Mauser, this is the first pattern of many for the Polish made Mauser rifles. this is marked ZBr4 for the armory #4 in K.


mauser
 
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Mauser 


German rework
 
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Mauser with "high ears" from removed muzzle ring


mauser
 
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RADOM markings 

 

 

Polish Army mark


1930
 
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1930 model with muzzle ring and no flash guard made by Perkun


wz24
 
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WZ24 Mauser bayonet made by PERKUN, this one has WZ24 marked on the pommel, which is not commonly found. Scabbard is a German WWII model


wz28
 
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WZ28 bayonet made by RADOM, this has a flashguard fitted as standard

 

 

 

 

Inspection mark seen here on the nut is the same as that found on the flashguard

 

This one came in a German scabbard


wz98/05
 
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Post WWI rework of German 98/05 with sawback removed

 

Original grips replaced with new smooth grips and flash guard has been removed

 

 

Interestingly serial is on ricasso and on cross guard, was this to allow the serial to be read with the scabbard on

 

Pommel has WZ 98 Polish marking

 

 

Polish frog is missing buckle, much of the original paint is intact

 

 

 

 

 


91/30 Nagant
 
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Polish made 91/30 Nagant


ak47
 
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AK47

 

Circled 11 is the mark for the RADOM factory

 

 

1958 date is second year of production

 

Grips are mottled unlike Russian and German models

 

 

Leather Frog obverse

 

Leather frog front

ak47
 
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1970 dated AK47 bayonet


AKM trainer
Trainer  
Sprung loaded training bayonet for the AK47 this one in the black rubber
 
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AKM Trainer in locked closed position

 

In open position, blade is sprung loaded. This is the grey rubber version


akm
 
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AKM early pattern no sawback and with a mottled red/black grip not the more normal orange of the Polish blades

 

 

Grey rather than black scabbard, matching numbers

 

Matt grey painted scabbard

 

 

Pommel mark indicates manufacture by RADOM

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AKM type 2