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Title MK2 Ross bayonet, officially modified blade
Nationality Canadian
Period c 1915
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This was made for the Ross (5-round box magazine) bolt action rifle of 1903 between 1911 and 1916 when the rifle was withdrawn from service due to poor performance in the mud and dirt of Flanders. This example has a Canadian-made scabbard dated 1915 and has the wider belt loop for the web belt. There is an issue stamp for April 1916 on the pommel.

The blade measures 10" and, apart from a few old patches of surface corrosion, is in excellent shape with most of the original cross grain polishing marks. The grips show some minor bruising. The muzzle ring has a small bruise and minor corrosion.

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

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Today I received your flag. It's very nice and looks genuine to me. Beautifull crisp colors! It looks barely used. It's a nice addition to my ww2 collection. I would even say, one of my top pieces.

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R D, The Netherlands, 21.04.2018

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

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