online Militaria dealer - Antique-Militaria [UK]
magnify icon Search militaria Medals - Arms - Militaria
Home icon Antique Militaria Home Cart icon Cart Checkout icon Checkout about us icon About us for the SEs and the curious Site map Telephone icon Contact us People shaking hands icon Customer comments | Help
Title KuK dress bayonet, 1895 pattern Mannlicher
Nationality Austrian
Period c 1914-38
Price £140.00
 (This item is subject to special postage, click here for more information.)

This is the standard dress bayonet of WW1 and later for the KuK/Honved armies of Austro-Hungary. Worn initially by NCOs (and, in WW1, by officers in preference to a sword) in the last two decades of the old Franz Joseph Empire, it continued in use under the republic. I have a photo of my dad wearing one as a Heimwehr officer under Dolfuss.

The maker's mark, V&N (a Hungarian firm), is stamped on the frog stud, along with the double eagle of the empire.

There is a loss of some 10/15% EPNS finish throughout and it is priced accordingly. The grips would appear to be oak, suggesting WW1 production. It would have been worn on a black leather frog.

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

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


Many thanks, badge was awaiting my return today. Pleasure dealing with you again. I'll be back again.

P B, UK, 20.02.2008

Bayonets arrived safe today. Nice bayonets. Thanks for the good and fast delivery.

M G, Germany, 19.09.2007