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Title G98 Mauser bayonet
Nationality German
Period 1904
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This second model G98 bayonet has a crowned 'O' at the forte for King Otto of Bavaria, 1886-1913, and is regimentally marked for the 13th Bavarian Line, whose colonel was Franz-Joseph of Austria. There are fully matching marks on the hilt and scabbard mount. The blade is stamped 'C.G. HAENEL', a maker from Suhl in Saxony.

The scabbard has shrunk somewhat, leaving the blade some .5 inch proud of the throat. All inspection marks are clearly visible on all metal parts of the weapon. The blade has had light surface rust at some point, which has been largely polished off; it remains nice and straight, however.

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

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


I received the first [buckle] today. Excellent!!

D R, UK, 11.01.2011

Wanted to let you know the items arrived today. Great job on the packing. Too often I buy very expensive and irreplaceable items from the UK and they get sent barely packed to protect them from the various postal services - appreciate you going the extra mile to insure it arrived in the shape it left. Thanks again, look forward to doing business with you in the future. Items were very nice, exactly as offered.

M M, USA, 18.03.2010