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Title Bayonet for Mannlicher rifle, model 1895
Nationality Austrian
Period c 1895
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This rather scruffy example has the Austrian double eagle on one side of the forte, along with the regimental mark of the 12th Infantry Regiment. On the other side, it has the mark OE above WG, being the mark of the Steyer munition factory. There are further unit and/or weapon serial numbers on the pommel.

The blade has medium pitting towards the point on both sides and the grip has the nice early peace-time fruitwood grips one associates with the earlier examples of this bayonet. The scabbard would have been of steel with an oblong frog hook.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.

[Edged Weapons : Bayonets : Austrian : 19th Century]


Many thanks for sending the Troddels to me. I was very pleased that they were in the fine condition that you described.

J G, UK, 24.05.2010

I wanted to let you know that the kepi arrived today safely. A super nice kepi! Also wanted to say that it was a pleasure doing business with you.

M S, USA, 20.08.2009