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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.

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


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

testimonials

The parcel has arrived - at the time you indicated.

The sword lives up to expectations and looks even better than on the website. The detail and etching is superb.

Thanks so much for your help and the extra information.

R P, UK, 27.02.2016

The tipstaff arrived safe this morning, and I am very pleased with it.

J B, UK, 17.08.2005

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