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Title Bayonet for Mauser rifle, model 1891
Nationality Argentinian
Period c 1890s
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This is a typical Solingen export product from the massive armaments export industry that Germany enjoyed in the 20 years prior to WW1. It still has its Argentinian coat of arms at the base of the blade; many surviving examples lack this, having had it ground off.

This is the first model with its brass hilt as opposed to the aluminium hilt on the later example.

It has virtually all its original blue finish on the scabbard. The hilt shows normal service wear and tear, but the metal is still bright. There are mismatching numbers on scabbard and hilt, as is commonly found on these bayonets.

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


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

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the Bayonet is superb and exactly as described if not better.

Your customer service is excellent, and will recommend you to others.

Ian Stokes, United Kingdom, 26.03.2019

Just to let you know that i have received the Sabre today and it looks great and nothing was damaged in transit. It has been a pleasure doing business with you and the descriptions on your web site perfectly match the condition of the item and i look forward to doing business with you in the future.

D E, UK, 20.01.2017

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