$85.00

SKU: GB11098 Categories: , Product ID: 5160

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BAYONET – SMLE P07: THIS IS A REAL ODDBALL. IT HAS NO MUZZLE RING AND NO MOUNTING SLOT IN HILT – IT APPEARS TO HAVE BEEN MADE THIS WAY – NOT SOME SORT OF POST PRODUCTION MODIFICATION. “SANDERSON, 1-17 ” DATE WITH CROWN/GR STAMP. ON OTHER SIDE OF BLADE IS A LARGE “X” WITH 4 PROOF MARKS AND A “’28” DATE. EXC (HAD A LITTLE SPOT OF PITTING ABOVE BLOOD GROOVE THAT HAS BEEN CLEANED BUT REST OF BLADE HAS ORIGINAL FACTORY FINISH), COMES WITH A 1917 TYPE II SCABBARD THAT HAS BLACKENED LEATHER, “JEWEL 1918” MARKED (EXC). CANNOT FIND IT IN ANY OF MY BOOKS.