BAYONETS AND KNIVES

BRITISH BAYONETS

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.


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

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)


P1887 Bayonet with scabbard.  £185
converted from P1886 (trials 1st model). Steel mounted leather scabbard. (JG)

P1887 MKIII Bayonet with scabbard.  £195
Wilkinson Sword Company London. Brass mounted leather scabbard. (JG)

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


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

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.


AMERICA

AUSTRO-HUNGARIAN


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 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

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

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

LEBEL 1886 BAYONET with scabbard and quillon.   £50
Brass grips.

LEBEL 1886/15 BAYONET with scabbard and quillon.   £85
Brass grips. (JG)

LEBEL 1886/15 BAYONET with scabbard and quillon.   £85
Blackened grips. (JG)

LEBEL 1886/15 BAYONET with scabbard and quillon.   £90
Matching numbers. Dull brass grips. (JG)

M1866 CHASSPOT BAYONET with scabbard   £95
Etienne 1870 on blade edge.

M1866 CHASSPOT BAYONET without scabbard   SOLD
Culle Juin 1871 on blade edge.

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




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

GERMANY

K98 PARADE BAYONET with scabbard and frog.    £95
No markings.

M/71 SEITENGEWEHR BAYONET with scabbard.    £250
W.R. KIRKSBAUM. SOLINGEN. G 390 on guard. (JG)

84/98 2nd Model BAYONET with scabbard.    £95  SOLD
Dated 1938. By COPPEL GmbH. Scabbard also by COPPEL. (JG)

ERSATZ BAYONET with scabbard.    £110
EB9.(JG)

ERSATZ BAYONET with scabbard.    £85   SOLD
EB3. Wide fullers variation. Scabbard stamped with Fag logo. (JG)

ERSATZ BAYONET with scabbard.    £95 
EB4.(JG)

M98 BAYONET with scabbard, frog and NCO Army portapee.    £155 
Blade stamped with Eickhorn Original emblem.

M98 BAYONET with scabbard and frog.    £120
Blade stamped WKC.


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.    £195
Blade stamped with WKC Solingen mark. (JG)

K98/05 BAYONET with scabbard.    £150
Blade stamped 16 E & F HORST. SOLINGEN.


K98/05 "BUTCHER" BAYONET with scabbard.    £85
Scabbard and blade need cleaning up. No markings can be seen.
K98/05 "BUTCHER" BAYONET with scabbard.    £145
Blade stamped CARL EICKHORN SOLINGEN. Edge stamped crown W 17.


RELIC BAYONET without scabbard.    £35
No readable markings.

ITALY

M1868 PIEDMONT RIFLE BAYONET with scabbard.    £395
Bayonet spring catch missing and brass chape damaged so that tip of bayonet pokes through.
Rare bayont, priced for condition.  (JG)
1870/87/16 Vetterli Bayonet (cut-down for world war one)  with scabbard.   £125
Scabbard stamped TERNI 1884
 
SPAIN

M1941 BOLO BAYONET with scabbard.  £45   

SWITZERLAND

M1918 BAYONET with scabbard. £60  SOLD
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. Blade stamped ПРЕДУЗЕЋЕ 44 which is the factory that produced the bayonets.  £50

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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).



BAYONET REFERENCE BOOKS

British Military Bayonets by Wilkinson Latham - Hardback, with dust cover. Used condition. £30  (JG)

British Military Bayonets by Wilkinson Latham - Hardback, no dust cover. Used condition. £25   (JG)

German Bayonets, Models 98/02 and 98/05
by Anthony Carter. Softback. Used condition. £35  (JG)

German Bayonets Vol.III, Ersatz Bayonets by Anthony Carter. Softback. Signed copy. Used condition. £45  (JG)