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Title Mauser K98/05 sawback bayonet
Nationality German
Period 1912
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Marked on the crossguard and top scabbard mount: 'B.E.B.1' (Bavarian Railway Battalion). Bavarian inspection stamps to both sides of the throat on the top scabbard mount. Blade marked 'O' (for Otto) and dated 1911. The marks are matching on the hilt and scabbard, except for the individual weapon number (ie the unit is the same).

Good leather scabbard with no appreciable shrinkage; good walnut grips; minor age patination to hilt and scabbard mounts; blade excellent with evidence of competent field service sharpening. Scarce to find Bavarian pioneer bayonet with railway markings.

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

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I received the sword and belt this afternoon. Always a bit of a risk buying this sort of thing online but I'm very pleased with the quality of the sword and scabbard...

P R, UK, 28.08.2014

The sword [knot] arrived today, very pleased with it. Your service is very quick and you are always a pleasure to buy from.

M H, UK, 20.01.2011

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