SMLE #7 Mark 1/L bayonet an scabbard for use with the SMLE #4 Mk.I service rifle and the Sten Mk.II SMG. The grip scales are made of a resin impregnated cloth composite, Paxolin, and have deep finger grooves to allow use as a fighting knife, with the pommel of the bayonet swiveling and locking in place when mounted to the rifle. Grips are in very good condition with slight wear to one of the panels. The 7.75 inch blade is finished in the white with some slight age discoloration. Pommel and cross guard show approx. 70% of the original blackened finish over bleuing. Swivel and lock function correctly and locks into position tightly. Metal scabbard retains 955 of it’s original color and finish. Locking spring in the scabbard in place, and holds the bayonet formly and tightly. Scabbard is marked S/19, as shown in photo.
Original SMLE machete with scabbard as used by the Australian Paratroopers during WW2. Measuring 16 inches overall, with the blade measuring 11.25 inches in length and 2 1/8 inches at it’s widest point. Blade is marked at the cross guard with a single small British Broad arrow stamp, with the blade retaining 99% of it’s original dark blued/black finish and original sharpening to the edge. The pommel and cross guard retain 98% of the original matching finish, with the pommel being marked with the serial number 4275 just below the opposite side of the release button. The 2 piece walnut grips are in excellent condition showing it’s original color and finish to both panels, with only slight handling wear being present. Grip panes are correctly stamp marked “Slaz43″ (Slazanger 1943) The grips are held in place by 2 metal retaining screws, both with 98% finish showing, and the screw heads being un-touched, with both slots facing in the same direction. Matching issue scabbard shows some wear, as it should, being properly maker marked and dated 1944. Only 2000 of these of these bayonets were produced, and are very scarce. In very good to excellent un-touched condition. Very scarce.
Canadian issue Pattern 1907 bayonet and scabbard, manufactured by Wilkinson for use with the SMLE #1 Mk. III service rifle. Full length 17 inch blade, and measuring 21 3/4 inches overall. 2 piece wood panel grips retained by 2 grip screws are in very good condition showing the original finish and no damage. Release button on place and functioning correctly. C-Broadarrow mark to the pommel below the release button. Blade is marked with the King’s Crown and the date 1907, and “Wilkinson” and the date 10/17 (October 1917) to the one side, and the British Broadarrow, proof mark, and the number “30” to the other. Blade shows some mottled age color with the cross guard and pommel turning to a pleasing aged brown finish. Scabbard is in very good condition with the metal work showing 85% of it’s original colored finish, with the leather and stitching being very strong, and with no damage.
WW2 German K98 Bayonet With Matching Scabbard. 10 inch blade and measuring 15 inches overall. 2 piece bakalite grips with 7 grooves to each side. Blade has not been resharpened, and retains 90% of it’s original finish, with some minor drag marks from the scabbard. Grips are in excellent condition with no damage. Release button working correctly. Metal scabbard retains 90% of the finish and no denting or damage. Both the bayonet and scabbard are marked “fnj 42″ which is the wartime manufacturing code for Alexander Coppel, GmbH – more commonly known as “Alcosco”., and the date 1942. Both the bayonet and scabbard bearing the serial number 2127. Very good condition.
British Pattern 1907 Bayonet With Quillon. Manufactured for use with the SMLE #1 Mk. III rifle. Measuring 21 1/2 inches overall with a 17 inch blade. Marked 1907 and dated 6/13 (June 1913) on the blade. Proof marked with British Broadarrow. Two piece wood grips show the original finish. Blade shows some light age staining and retains the original edge. Scabbard is in very good condition showing the original finish and strong stitching.
Model 1893 Spanish Mauser Bayonet And Scabbard. German manufacture by Suhl for export. Hump-backed 2 piece wood grips and smooth grip rivets. measures 14 3/4 inches overall with a 9 3/4 inch blade. Blade marked “Suhl” (faint) with the other side serial numbered 4664, and unit marked “P.R.8.” Slight discoloration to the blade. Leather scabbard with steel fittings in very good condition.
1908 Brazilian Mauser bayonet with scabbard, for use with the 1908 rifle and carbine. Measuring 17 inches overall with a 11 3/4 inch blade. Hooked quillon and 2 piece wood grips. Brass mounted scabbard. Blade shows slight staining, and wear to the grip panels. Leather scabbard is in very good condition with an even finish and strong stitching. Blade is maker marked “W.K. & C.I.E., Solingen”.
1855 Lancaster rifle bayonet. 24 inch nickel steel blade with brass fixtures, and 2 piece checkered grips. Guard is marked to a Volunteer Regiment, marked “V.L. C.S., E.2.154″. Blade shows some discoloration and pitting from age and use. Release button in place and functioning correctly. Missing scabbard.
1907 Ross Rifle Bayonet, Re-Issued WW2. Two piece wood grips marked with the number “602”. Blade has not been re-ground, still in it’s original configuration. Some staining to the metal, could be cleaned. Scabbard is in excellent condition retaining most of it’s original color and finish. Strong stitching throughout. C-Broadarrow marked. Back of scabbard is stamped ” H.C. Co. Ltd.” and dated 1941.