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Title Springfield rifle bayonet, model 1917
Nationality American
Period 1917
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This is the classic US bayonet for the 'dough boys' of WW1. They were sometimes later issued, together with the rifle, to Home Guard units in WW2 as part of the American Lend Lease programme supporting Britain with arms in the dark days of 1940/1. It is maker marked Remington and dated 1917.

The scabbard has its original green stain and the blade has its original anodised finish. The condition is good average. The iron mounts of the scabbard and hilt now have a dark patina.

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

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The tropical belt and buckle turned up on time and I am very happy with it and it has been a pleasure doing business with you.

D F, UK, 16.03.2016

Bayonet arrived safe and well earlier, finally got a chance to unwrap it and have a quick peek and am very pleased, thanks!

T R, UK, 07.11.2013

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