Archive for Bayonets

G33/40 Brno Bayonet

Posted in Edged Weapons with tags , , , , on February 2, 2017 by The Dude

Flag_of_the_NSDAP_(1920–1945).svg800px-Flag_of_CzechoslovakiaThis bayonet is the correct one for any German G33/40 Mauser. The bayonet superficially looks similar to the one for the K98 however the blade edge is reversed and the ring has been machined off. These bayonets were manufactured by Brno between 1940 and 1942. This one is marked dot on the bayonet and dot42 on the sheath.

Carcano M1891 Bayonet

Posted in Edged Weapons with tags , , on January 15, 2017 by The Dude

Flag_of_Italy_(1861-1946)When I put a rifle back together I do my best to put the correct sling and bayonet with it, for completeness and to feed my OCD. A couple of months back I added a Carcano M91/41 rifle to the box and after a bit of searching, here’s the correct M1891 bayonet for it. A bit of a scrubber but I didn’t want to pay through the nose. This one is made by Terni.

Early Pattern Arisaka Type 30 Bayonet

Posted in Edged Weapons with tags , , , on October 22, 2016 by The Dude

Flag_of_Japan.svgI have a habit of putting the appropriate bayonet on my WW2 rifles. My grandson calls them knife-guns. This Type-30 bayonet fits on my Type 99 rifle. This is the same pattern bayonet as this one here but it is much earlier as evidenced by its curved quillon, blood gutter and finished surface.

Austrian Steyr-Mannlicher M95 Bayonet

Posted in Edged Weapons with tags , , , , on June 6, 2014 by The Dude

Flag_of_AustriaThis Austrian bayonet was originally made to fit the M1895 Steyr-Mannlicher infantry rifle. I am not a bayonet guy by any ways or means although I have a handful. I got it because it fits the MP34ö submachinegun that I own. The MP34ö was issued to Austrian forces and made its way in Wehrmacht use after the Anschluss. Most of the production was sold in a Portuguese contract and those MP’s were issued with a Simson & Co Söhn MP34 bayonet. The examples that stayed in Austrian service were fitted with an M95 bayonet like this one.

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Arisaka Type-30 Bayonet

Posted in Edged Weapons with tags , , on January 12, 2014 by The Dude

Flag_of_Japan.svgThis is the Type-30 bayonet, designed to be used on the Type-38 and 99 rifles. In this case it is a late war version made from flat steel and unsharpened. The earlier examples of this bayonet are far better made, with blood gutters and a polished finish.

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Mauser K98 Field Bayonet

Posted in Edged Weapons with tags , , , on April 20, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_the_NSDAP_(1920–1945).svgThis is my field bayonet for the Mauser Kar98. It has a serial number 9544 stamped on the sheath and the bayonet.

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Mauser Kar98 Dress Bayonet

Posted in Edged Weapons with tags , , , on April 14, 2013 by The Dude

Flag_of_the_NSDAP_(1920–1945).svgThis is a K98 Parade Bayonet manufactured by Richard Herder Abr. in Solingen.

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