BAYONETS AND KNIVES

BRITISH BAYONETS
 

1853 1st type Artillery Bayonet with scabbard.  £550
By Reeves. Stamp on pommel for sold out of service. (JG)

Brown Bess style Bayonet without scabbard. With wooden handle.  £130   
Blade stamped to appear as an OSBORN & GUNBY produced bayonet, but is much later.
It is believed that the handles were sold much later to turn socket bayonets into pokers!
This became fashionable in the UK in the late 1800s and is reported in the newspapers of the time.


Brown Bess socket bayonet without scabbard.  £90
44 cm blade. Has been cleaned and polished.


Socket bayonet
without scabbard.  £80
3 inch socket and 12 inch blade.


1853 Enfield pattern socket bayonet
with leather and brass scabbard.  SOLD
Blader stamped BA495


1853 Enfield pattern socket bayonet
without scabbard  £75
cruciform blade. Stamped WD E58

1853 Enfield pattern socket bayonet without scabbard.  £75
Star stamp on blade.

1853 Enfield  pattern socket bayonet without scabbard.  £60
cruciform blade. The ring is jammed.

1842 pattern socket bayonet without scabbard.  £60
cruciform blade, with a small piece missing from blade (about 1 cm long).

Constabulary Carbine Sword Bayonet without scabbard.  £275
C.1841. Missing the press stud. (JG)


1881 MKI Bayonet    £495
With MKI steel-mounted leather scabbard. Bayonet by Enfield. Very good condition. (JG)


1913 Remington Bayonet. With scabbard. Stamped 1913 REMINGTON.  £75
British Ordnance mark on blade for 6/17.

No. 4 Spike Bayonet MkII. With scabbard.  £28
Tip shaped like a screw-driver.


Swagger-Stick style sword-stick with leather cover.    £130
Blade originally decorated but this has mostly worn off. Maker mark hard to read. Blade is 34 cm long. (JG)


RAF Fireman's Axe.    £45

Fireman's Axe Chillinton APRAX.    £45


P14 Remington Bayonet with scabbard. British issue marks  £145
Blade stamped 1914 12 15. Other side has British issue stamps.

L1A3 Bayonet with scabbard.  £98
20 cm fullered blade. Blade stamped with War Dep arrow and 57D and on handle stamped War Dept arrow and D.

L1A4 Bayonet with scabbard and frog.  £110
20 cm fullered blade. No markings. Excellent condition.

AFGHANISTAN

Converted Lee-Metford Bayonet and ammunition pouch taken from a fighter in Afghanistan£195
These items were taken from a captured Taliban fighter by a Gurkha officer. The bayonet has been adapted into a tribal knife but still bears traces of the British markings. Blade is now 22 cm long.
Decorated leather ammunition pouch. No markings.



Khyber Knife£110
decorated blade and handle.

AMERICA

WINCHESTER SOCKET BAYONET without scabbard£55  
Stamped 4909. Split in socket. Blade approx. 14 inches long.



United States Marine Corps Ka-Bar with scabbardSOLD
Blade stamped U.S.M.C. and KA-BAR, CLEAN, N.Y.

AUSTRALIA

1907 Lithgow Bayonet. With leather scabbard.  £200
Blade stamped LITHGOW and A in a star (the early Lithgow inspection mark). No oil hole in handle, which is pre-1922 production.
Scabbard stamped EFD35.

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AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN


Lorenz-type Socket Bayonet. Without scabbard.  £60
Stamped L on blade. 19 inch blade. Straight slot.


Werndle Rifle Bayonet. Without scabbard.  £125

1895 Mannlicher Bayonet. With scabbard and frog.  £100
Blade stamped F.G. G.Y.

1895 Mannlicher Bayonet. With scabbard and frog.  £100
Blade stamped with upright lion symbol. Stamped H 8121 and OEWG.

1895 Mannlicher NCO model Bayonet. With scabbard and frog.   SOLD
Blade stamped with eagle and OEWG. Hooked quillon.

1895 Mannlicher Bayonet. With scabbard and frog.  £100
Blade stamped OEWG.


1895 Mannlicher Bayonet. With scabbard.  £75
Blade stamped OEWG and G. FL carbed into wooden handle.

BELGIUM

1868 Terssen Bayonet without scabbard.  SOLD
Manufactured by Weyersburg.

1868 Terssen Bayonet without scabbard.  £65
Manufactured by Weyersburg.

1904 long bladed (export) Bayonet without scabbard.  £30
No markings.

1924 Mauser (export) Bayonet with scabbard.  £45
No markings.

FAL Type C Bayonet without scabbard.  £25
No markings. (rope removed).

BRAZIL

Mauser Bayonet with scabbard.  £80
Stamped WEYERSBURG KIRSCHBAUM & CO SOLINGEN.
Matching numbers on bayonet and scabbard.

CHINA


SMALL SWORD with tortoise-shell scabbard (parts of the tortoise shell are missing).    £120
Blade is 17 inches long.

CZECH

1924 pattern Mauser Bayonet with scabbard.  £75
Stamped CSZ on blade.

FRANCE

M1866 CHASSPOT BAYONET with scabbard   £80
Dated 1868 on blade.

M1866 CHASSPOT BAYONET with scabbard   £80
Date hard to read, 18 3.


M1881 SIDE ARM  with scabbard.   £250

LEBEL 1886 BAYONET (brass hilt) with scabbard   £65

LEBEL 1886 BAYONET (brass hilt and hooked quillon) with scabbard   £80
B

1874 GRAS BAYONET without scabbard   £50
Manufactured St. Etienne 1878.

MANNLICHER BERTHIER CARBINE BAYONET with scabbard   £75
2nd type.




1892 MANNLICHER BAYONET with scabbard   £60
Damage to handle as shown.

GERMANY

ERSATZ BAYONET with scabbard.    £99
(Ref. A. Carter EB37). End of scabbard is missing. (JG)
Scabbard has unit markings: 22.E.B. J.R.25



POLICE PARADE BAYONET with scabbard and frog.    SOLD
Blade by Carl Eickhorn. Solingen. 13 inch blade. Police badge missing from handle. With working fixing for attachment to a rifle.
Stamped on guard and scabbard: S.D.V. 451
S - Schutzpolizei (Municipal Police)
D - Dusseldforf District
V - Duty area 5
451 - bayonet number.


K98 BAYONET with scabbard, frog and NCO Army portapee.    £155 
Blade stamped with Eickhorn Original emblem.

K98 BAYONET with scabbard and frog.    £120
Blade stamped WKC.


K98 BAYONET with scabbard and frog.     SOLD
Scabbard stamped3453. Leather frog stamped CARL HEPTING & CO. STGT.FEUERSGACH. 1941

FIREMAN'S BAYONET with scabbard and frog.    £145
Blade marked for Eickhorn Solingen, Original.

FIREMAN'S BAYONET with scabbard.    £120
Scabbard
stamped 5158.

FIREMAN'S BAYONET with scabbard and frog.    £150
Stag horn grips. Scabbard
stamped Alcoso Solingen.  Frog stamped L.L.G. 1942

GERMAN-MADE CHASSEPOT BAYONET with scabbard.    £150
Blade W R KIRSCHBAUM and a letter H in a shield.



PRUSSIAN M1871 BAYONET with scabbard.    £210
Blade stamped with WKC Solingen mark. (JG)

K98 BAYONET with scabbard.    £150
Blade stamped 16 E & F HORST. SOLINGEN.


K98 "BUTCHER" BAYONET with scabbard.    £85
Scabbard and blade need cleaning up. No markings can be seen.
K98 "BUTCHER" BAYONET with scabbard.    £145
Blade stamped CARL EICKHORN SOLINGEN. Edge stamped crown W 17.

K98/05 "BUTCHER" BAYONET with scabbard.    £175
Blade not stamped, late-war production. (JG)

ERSATZ BAYONET with scabbard.    £120
Ref. A. Carter EB3). Wide fuller variation.  Scabbard stamped for maker Fag. (JG)

ERSATZ BAYONET with scabbard.    £120
Ref. A. Carter EB4). (JG)


ERSATZ BAYONET with scabbard.    £135
(Ref. A. Carter EB9). (JG)

K98 BAYONET with scabbard and frog.    £110
Blade stamped 5101 d and 42ffc. (JG)

ITALY

M1868 CARCANO ARTILLERY CARBINE BAYONET with scabbard.  £450
Originally made for the Piedmont Rifle. Spring catch missing and brass end of scabbard broken off. (JG)

1870/87/16 Vetterli Bayonet (cut-down for world war one)  with scabbard.   £125
Scabbard stamped TERNI 1884

NORWAY

1894 Krag Bayonet with scabbard.   SOLD
Blade stamped with crown over K. (Kongsberg Vapenfrabrikk).
(JG)
 
SPAIN

M1941 BOLO BAYONET with scabbard.  £45   

SWITZERLAND


M1918 BAYONET with scabbard and a frog dated 1942. £75
WAFFENFABRIK NEWHAUSSEN.  (JG)



M1918 BAYONET with scabbard. £60
WAFFENFABRIK NEWHAUSSEN. 

THAILAND

M1902 (type 45) BAYONET with metal scabbard.  £75
With Thai marking on blade.
M1902 (type 45) BAYONET with metal scabbard.  £75
With Thai marking on blade

M1902 (type 45) BAYONET with metal scabbard.  £45
With Thai marking on blade

YUGOSLAVIA

M1948 MAUSER BAYONET with scabbard and frog.  £60
Blade stamped ПРЕДУЗЕЋЕ 44 which is the factory that produced the bayonets. 

M1948 MAUSER BAYONET with scabbard and frog.  £60
Blade stamped ПРЕДУЗЕЋЕ 44 which is the factory that produced the bayonets.


M1948 MAUSER BAYONET with scabbard. Blade stamped ПРЕДУЗЕЋЕ 44 which is the factory that produced the bayonets.  £50

UNIDENTIFIED





Small dagger without scabbard.  £48 
Wooden handle that was clad in silver, which is still present on both sides, but missing from both edges. Blade is 15 cm long and stamped one side: ACIER SUPERFIN. The cross bar is loose suggesting that some form of washer would have been present. Possibly Belgian.




Eastern wire-inlaid short stabbing sword £48
27 cm blade.


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Pair of small Indian knives in scabbard knife   £70
Top knife is 20 cm long; blade 12 cm long. Inlaid bone handle and what may be Hindi scripton part of handle that connects to the blade.
Bottom knife is 16 cm long; blade is 9 cm long. Three characters engraved on blade. Leather scabbard is pierced and decorated and has a small fastening button has 888 and an unreadable word. Purchased from the family of James Hodkinson, who was Deputy Director General of Munitions production in 1940 with Associated Tool Makers Limited (India).



British/Commonwealth small fighting knife   £35
Blade 14 cm long. Possibly a "home-made" handle. Over all measures 24 cm.
Used in the campaigns in Malaya and Borneo