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Title Finnish bayonet for 7.62mm bolt action Nagant rifle
Nationality Finnish
Period c 1920s-1939
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This has a 30 cm single-edged blade for the Finnish army's Russian-designed bolt action rifle. Unlike the Russians, who used a socket bayonet for their rifle, the Finns chose a sword bayonet. It would appear that both rifle and bayonet were made in Finland. This may well have been used in the famous Winter War against USSR.

The scabbard has a blackened finish with some old rust speckling to the front. The blade has a brown finish, with the maker Hackman & Co punched at the forte. It has what looks like looks like a factory/arsenal sharpening. The grips appear to be stained beechwood.

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


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J H, UK, 13.01.2012

Many thanks, badge was awaiting my return today. Pleasure dealing with you again. I'll be back again.

P B, UK, 20.02.2008