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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]


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

I receive the cap this day, I very happy. This cap is very beautiful. I hope that find other beautiful items in your shop. Many thanks.

S T, France, 12.03.2010