World War 1 German BayonetListing # 1549966
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(USD) $14.93 ( Reserve not met )
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|Location:||Lincolnshire, United Kingdom|
|Started:||6-Aug-2013 7:21:46 AM|
|Ended:||5-Sep-2013 7:21:46 AM|
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|Conflict:||World War I|
German Model 189805 Butcher Bayonet with sawback high ears
A scarce WWI German Infamous Sawback Butcher Bayonet.
Officially referred to as the M1898/05 Sawback, it became a symbol of German barbarity during WWI. As a result the German Army issued an order to grind down the saw teeth, which makes surviving bayonets very scarce. This item was probably brought back by a British veteran as it was still complete.
A First World War Geman Bayonet in good condition all but the piece of wooden handle has decayed,it has a saw blade edge on one side and a sharp edge on the other but no scabbard,This is a beautiful relic from a period that nust never be forgotten,My reasons for selling are because my wife doesn't want it in the house
There is an example of the bayonet and how it was complete at this link http://www.paradeantiques.co.uk/militaria/edged-weapons/wwi-german-m1898-05-sawback-butcher-bayonet?cPath=52#googlebase
As i'm not sure what the shipping prices will be I will sort those out after the Auction