RARE WW1 GERMAN ARMY 98-05 MAUSER ‘BUTCHER’ BAYONET & SCABBARD BY CG HAENEL SUHL
Offered is an orignial WW1 era German 98/05 Mauser ‘Butcher’ bayonet & scabbard. Bayonet features steel fittings overall, with waffen stamps to birds head pommel with working external release button, screw in wooden grips and metal guard & partial muzzle ring. The 36.8 cm long swollen steel blade shows only very light sharpening to blade edge, retaining a very good spear point, with blade being in generally very good condition overall. Ricasso maker stamped for C.G. Haenel of Suhl, with Prussian issue stamp and date for 1917 issue. Standard metal scabbard with K&R stamp to throat, showing age patina and...