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Title Mauser bayonet, model 1871
Nationality German
Period c 1871-85
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This is a standard model for the 1871 Mauser bolt action and also fitted the tube magazine version of this rifle, brought out in 1884. It is maker marked Weyersberg & Kirschbaum, half polished out.

The scabbard markings are a mismatch for the hilt, but this is fairly common with these weapons. The grip is brass, as are the mounts. The date and imperial cypher have been polished out at the base of the blade.

The condition is a little sub-standard, inasmuch as the quillons are somewhat bent at the muzzle ring and the scabbard seam is only just intact. However, this is an increasingly hard-to-find bayonet.

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

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


Thanks for selling my collection. I am very pleased with the results.

J D, USA, 05.04.2011

Just to let you know that the bayonet arrived safely this morning by Royal Mail. I am delighted with it and it will be put to very good use at some forthcoming events.

A F, UK, 23.05.2009