$595.00

SKU: GR16102- Categories: , Product ID: 8948

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BAYONET – M1871 PSEUDO BAYONET, DOUBLE BLUED PANEL WALKING OUT DRESS: THE NICKEL PLATING COVERED UP THE MAKER NAME. ON ONE SIDE THE BLUED PANEL HAS “3 UBER-ALSASS. FELDART.REGT.NO 80” (FOR 3 UPPER ALSACE FIELD ARTILLERY REGT.NR.80) RAISED IN 1912 FROM COLMAR & OBERHOFEN. OTHER SIDE BLUED PANEL SHOWS A FIELD ARTILLERY PIECE GOING INTO BATTLE WITH A 6 HORSE TEAM AND TWO RIDERS IN FRONT. ALSO HAS OTHER ENGRAVED MILITARY MOTIFS WITH GRAY BACKGROUND. COMPLETE WITH BRASS/LEATHER SCABBARD WHICH ARE EXC. BLADES ARE EXC W/SOME MINOR SPECKLED FLAKING TO NICKEL SURFACE ON SMOOTH AREAS FROM AGE. I HAVE A PAIR OF THESE – PRICED EACH. I GOT THEM ABOUT 50 YEARS AGO FROM A WWI VET THAT HAD THEM CROSSED ON THE WALL AS SOUVENIRS OF HIS SERVICE.