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Title SMLE bayonet, 1907 pattern
Nationality British
Period c 1917
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This is the standard British service bayonet of WW1. The original 1907 pattern bayonet had a hooked quillon, subsequently removed by official order in October 1913 and no longer made thereafter. It has an issue date of 2/17 at the forte.

This bayonet is maked marked for J.A. Chapman of Woodside Lane, Sheffield, but the mark is partially illegible. Chapman made some 300,000 SMLE bayonets in WW1, from a total UK production of some five million.

It would appear to have a Remington scabbard (RE punch) for a P13/14 bayonet.

The grips are in good shape and most of the factory blue remains on the hilt.

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

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Received and in superb condition, thank you

A G, UK, 21.03.2012

Just to let you know the badge arrived safely. Thank you very much. I'm very pleased with it.

R L, UK, 22.04.2009

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