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Title Bayonet for Mauser 98 rifle, 1914 model
Nationality German
Period c 1914
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This pattern of bayonet was a government conversion of commercial export stock destined for South America. It has a government acceptance stamp at the forte on the back of the blade, together with the maker mark FP (for Friedrich Plucker Junior) on the base of the blade. The scabbard has got a different maker's mark.

The blade has suffered somewhat at the point, but essentially is still in quite good shape. There are a couple of minor splits in the grips of the hilt, the scabbard nuts have some corrosion, there is some bruising on the pommel and the scabbard throat screw is missing, with only traces of the original field grey paintwork towards the top of the scabbard with the rest age patinated.

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[Edged Weapons : Bayonets : German : 20th Century]

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Today I received your flag. It's very nice and looks genuine to me. Beautifull crisp colors! It looks barely used. It's a nice addition to my ww2 collection. I would even say, one of my top pieces.

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R D, The Netherlands, 21.04.2018

Just to say many thanks for the fast service, it's an excellent little item. Will be watching for you listing more of these and other makes?

P A, UK, 26.06.2008

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