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BAYONET RELATED
All have something to do with bayonets - Honest
Rack of Brass rilfe and bayonets

 

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Notes

Joey Silevy, Boyd, frank Traska United States Military Knivws and Bayonets, Price Guide Price guide of US bayonets and knives, as all price guides it is out of date as soon as it is printed as prices are driven up by rarity definition, but a useful toolfor comparisons if nothing else,..
Maciej Proazynski Bagnet Niemiecki Another nice pamphlete primarily on the 71-84 bayonet
Malcom Cobb the Martini Henry Note-Book Primarily on the rilfe variations it includes th ebayonets made specifically for this rifle and s usefull for its linkijng the weapon and the bayonet
Sebastan Thiem Deutsche Versuchs-und Musterseitengewehre von 1895 bis 1945 A German language book on German Bayonets from 1895 to 1945, has great detail on less well covered bayonets such as th esnake crossguard trials 98 bayonets and the SG42, coudl do with more pictures for us language handicapped people but if you know german then this a great book to have, for others the pictures that are there are fantasic quality and full color worht havign it just for them if you are keen.
Tadeusz Krolikiewicz Bagnety  the latest release it includes no obvious differences from earlier prints other than a cover change 


 

CZECHOSLOVAKIA
 
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Current issue scabbard for the M58 bayonet can also be seen in a sand pattern camoflage
 
Total length = mm                  Blade length =  Blade width =  MRD = 
  Current issue scabbard for a fighting knife

 

DENMARK 
1854 Khyle
Total length = mm                  Blade length =  Blade width =  MRD = 
Scabbard came with the bayone tbut is not the Danish scabbard for this bayonet.

 

FANTASY
Chinese Toledd
      
Total length = mm                  Blade length =  Blade width =  MRD = 
Based on the Spanish 1943 style bayonet a nice heavy and well made piece shame about the spelling TOLEDD??

 

FILM
Modified US 1873
      
Total length = mm                  Blade length =  Blade width =  MRD = 
US 1873 used by Fox Studio
Modified US 1873
      
Total length = mm                  Blade length =  Blade width =  MRD = 
Has a section of pipe added to cut down socket, pipe is threaded on inside and held on with a pop rivet.

 

FRANCE
US M4
      
Total length = mm                  Blade length =  Blade width =  MRD = 
French used M4 bayonet, the indicator is the leather hilt strap on the scabbard

 

FROGS 
UK
   
  Reproduction buff frog
USA
 Reproduction Revolutionary war period frog   

 

 

KOREA SOUTH
M8 Scabbard
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MISC
Sappers and Miners
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 Sappers and Miners thought to be a Bannerman or similar made piece, often reported as Indian this is doubted.

 

PICTURES
AUSTRIA
   1888 or 1886 bayonets 
   
1891 Mosin
  Werndle

GERMANY

 
Saw backed 1871
Ersatz bayonet
Ersatz bayonet
Ersatz in FAG scabbard
  Ersatz
Steel mounted leather scabbard
  98/05?
Ersatz Bayonets with FAG scabbards
  Ersatz
Gottscho Bayonet
German guarding Russian prisoners
one appears to have Austrian 1867 the other an Ersatz bayonet
WWII with 84/98

ITALY

Facist students salute with 1891 Carcano bayonets in Milan

JAPAN

Japanese guard on captured american prisoners after fall of phillipines

JUGOSLAVIA

Austrian 1895 NCO
  VZ24

KENYA

1961 Kenyan troops with UK No4 bayonets
LICHTENSTEIN
  Lichtensteins oldest trooper, he has a Scharfschützen- Büchse and Hirschfänger System Wild on his rifle and the one on his belt is a Jägerbüchse 1862 for Liechtenstein. (Thanks to Sebastien for identifying these bayonets. The following two pictures and text came from the bayone tnetwork


The Liechtenstein Army was disbanded in 1868 when this old man, Kieber was 24 years old.
He was born the 8 of Octobre 1844 probably at the same time the Wildsche Büchse was adopted by Lichtenstein.
He participated 1866 as Scharfschütze in  the Austrian/ Prussian war
Kieber died 19. April 1939. (courtesy of Bo Amsfelder)

SWITZERLAND

  Guard Unit

UK

X3E1???
leicester regiment troop with 1888
No4 Mk1 with cruciorm blade and 1907 first public appearence
Seaforth Highlander with 1888

USA

Spanish American War troops
1905 trainign for Nisei troops
  1905 with American Indian
M5

VIETNAM SOUTH

Honor guard with chromed M1 bayonets, visible are cut down and made short versions
     

 

REPRODUCTION
Sappers and Miners
Total length = mm                  Blade length =  Blade width =  MRD = 
IMA made copy of the scarce UK pattern socket bayonet

 

 

SPAIN
 
Total length = mm                  Blade length =  Blade width =  MRD = 
1871 socket scabbard and frog

 

 

UNITED KINGDOM
 
Total length = mm                  Blade length =  Blade width =  MRD = 
modified 1888 to give a single edged balde

 

UNKNOWN
1888 pattern bayonet
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Probably an Afghan copy, the 88 mark on the hilt can be found on commercial UK made 1888's but the rest is only roughly to shape and uses a single edged rather than the original twin edged blade

 

USA
Massachusetts Militia
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State militia scabbard for Enfield Bayonet