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S98/05 Butcher Bayonet (Transitional)

Here we have a 98/05, now I’m aware of the “Transitional” pieces and this one fits that description, it’s 1915 dated, it has no flash guard (obviously been on a rifle when it’s been fired, look at the scorching on the grip scales) which lends me to believe these are the original grips and a flash guard has never been fitted. The muzzle ring ears have been removed, obvious filing marks remain. The maker comes into play here as well.
All in all an intriguing bayonet.

https://www.greatwarforum.org/topic/233506-transitional-s-9805-aa-and-na-bayonets/

Code: 50697

145.00 GBP