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Title SS double-etched dress bayonet
Nationality German
Period c 1939
Sold
 (This item is subject to special postage, click here for more information.)

This is a WKC product, engraved at the forte with the knight's head and Solingen logo. The etching on the blade is deeply cut and has a blued background to both sides. It is marked on one side 'AA1' for the 1st Reconaissance Battalion of the regiment (the latter is not specified). A similar bayonet can be found in Detlev Nieman's bayonet book.

The condition is excellent throughout. However, the scabbard and frog show substantial age wear with some loss of paint to the former, especially on the reverse. The knot can be sold with the item, but it is an accurate modern copy (and is elsewhere on my site).

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


[Edged Weapons : Bayonets : Third Reich : SS Police Fire]

testimonials

Just a quick email to inform you that the belt component has arrived today and to again thank you for the smooth transaction and postage. It's an eye catching piece.

P R, UK, 22.02.2013

Thanks for the good and quick service! I tell other world war 2 collectors to buy at your shop!

A M, The Netherlands, 15.10.2011

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