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WW1 'Gallipoli' Interest British '07 Pattern Hooked Quillon Bayonet, 9th Battalion , Worcester Regiment
A fine example of the WW1 British 1907 pattern hooked quillon bayonet with regimental markings to the 9th Battalion, Worcester Regiment on its pommel.
The 9th (Service) Battalion landed in Gallipoli as part of the 39th Brigade in the 13th (Western) Division in July 1915. The battalion was evacuated from Gallipoli and moved to Egypt in January 1916. They transferred to the North Persia Force in July 1918.
With much original blueing remaining to its metal surfaces the blade is very nice & bright & has clear markings stamped to the ricasso. Made by Enfield (EFD) Its first & only issue date is '09 13' & so is a strong candidate for having been souvenired after the campaign by its original owner. Only a small amount of pitting exists to one side of the pommel area. Walnut grips are excellent with only very minor service bruising.
The black leather second pattern scabbard is correct for this bayonets date having come into service from 1909 onwards. It is in superb condition with illegible markings 'EFD' markings to reverse. The two digits of the date can just about be seen & although not 100% dechiperable through wear the outline remaining could well fit the '13' issue date of the bayonet.
An overall excellent piece that could certainly tell a story.
Code: 50260Price: 845.00 GBP
WW2 German M24 Stick Grenade 1943
A very nice example of the now very rare WW2 German stick grenade.
Of the high explosive M24 model this piece has some green paint remaining to metal parts & has no woodworm to its 'gzo 1943 ' dated handle. The imprinted date of '43' can just about be discerned on the top of its HE head . The detonator housing has been removed to facilitate deactivation & thus this piece is totally inert & free from explosives as can be seen upon visual inspection.
Screw cap housing still present .
UK sales only.
Code: 50262Price: 425.00 GBP
WW2 No.5 Jungle Carbine Bayonet
A near mint unissued condition example of the No.5 Jungle Carbine bayonet made by Wilkinson , the only WW2 maker of this bayonet.
Distinctive with its bowie blade & large muzzle ring the ricasso is marked 'WSC' with the code '294'.
The best example I have had for some time.
US M5 Bayonet & Scabbard
This is a very fine example of the US M5 bayonet designed to replace the M1 & M1905 models which were found difficult to remove their rifles with gloves on during the Korean War. This M5 model was issued in 1953 & saw service right through into the 1960s.
Marked to the underside of the crossguard 'US M5 -1' & 'J&D Tool Co'; for the low production run firm Jones & Dickinson who made 57,450 in the second half of 1954.
An excellent example with undamaged black checquered grips & most , if not all, of its parkerisation to blade.
Its M8A1 scabbard & internal webbing frog are in excellent order.
Code: 50266Price: 80.00 GBP
Portuguese FBP M48 SMG Bayonet With Frog
This scarce bayonet is for the Portugese FBP (Fabrico Braco de Prata) M/948 Submachine gun & comes complete with its distinctive side mounted green webbing frog.
The double edged short blade could be used as both a bayonet and a hand to hand combat fighting knife as required.
Overall very good condition with small dent to rear of scabbard.
Code: 50267Price: 95.00 GBP
WW2 No.5 Fighting Knife ( Converted From Bayonet )
A wartime conversion of the No.5 Jungle Carbine bayonet to a fighting knife this being a Wilkinson made example with 'WSC' markings to ricasso.
Converted by the removal of its muzzle ring & pommel catch it is in good used condition with two splits to one side of the wooden grips. Wood grips are still firm & this was most likely a result of the conversion.
Code: 50264Price: 95.00 GBP
VZ24 Czech Mauser Bayonet
A very clean example of the 'edge upwards' VZ 24 Mauser bayonet this example dated 1946 .
Much of its original blueing remains to metal surfaces with undamaged wood grips & crisp markings to ricasso & frog stud of scabbard.
WW1 French Lebel Bayonet 86/93/16
The French 'Poilu' of WW1 was armed with the Lebel rifle there being a few changes to its bayonet over its life span. This is the last pattern produced & has , as from 1915 onwards , a brass handle & no hooked quillon. These were found to snag on equipment & barbed wire & so were either removed or manufactured without from this date onwards.
Overall a very nice example complete with scabbard .
Code: 50258Price: 75.00 GBP
French Gras Bayonet 1878
This was the last type of the French sword bayonets & was manufactured for the Model 1874 Gras infantry rifle.
A very good example of this attractive bayonet with brown wood grips & brass pommel . Its hooked quillon is marked with the serial number. What appears to be the St. Etienne arsenal marking can be faintly seen to back of blade with date 1878.
This bayonet was in French military service during many its campaigns from 1873 right through until early WW1.
Code: 50255Price: 60.00 GBP
German Type C Socket Bayonet This Type C example was sold commercially by AES, a follow-on to the famous Carl Eickhorn Waffenfabrik that went bankrupt in1975. It was made for the FNFAL selective-fire rifles that incorporated the 22 mm. NATO-spec flash hider.
The scabbard body is plastic, with an integral web belt hanger. The hilt strap's stippled glove fastener is also characteristic of AES products.
Code: 50256Price: 55.00 GBP
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