Ww1 German Model 1898/05 "butcher Blade" Anker-werke Bayonet & Steel Scabbard For Sale
AWW1 German 1898/05 "Butcher
Blade" bayonet manufactured by Anker-Werke of Bielefeld. The bayonet and scabbard remain in very good condition and would I feel please
any buyer that was looking to add to their collection. I hope the description is
adequate, should you require any further information and/or pictures please
just let me know.
The bayonet measures 19 5/8"" long,
with a broad fullered blade just under 14 3/4". The pommel and crosspiece are both
in sound condition; though do show signs of age and wear with a slight dulling to the finish. To the top of the handles is a flashguard, which again
shows age and wear and a degree of smoothing. The press stud moves easily and
retains its spring. The two piece grooved wooden grips are complete and free of
cracks and chips, though there are some surface marks indicative of service
use. The blade is in very good clean condition with the ricasso bearing the
makers name Anker-Werke Bielefeld, with the trademark in-between.To the
flat top edge is an inspection mark, though worn. While the pommel bears a gothic M under a crown. A
fingernail run along the blades edge reveals no damage.
The bayonet is complete with a polished steel scabbard which is very good clean condition, though does have some surface marks indicative of age and wear. Entry and exit to the scabbard is both smooth and secure.
A genuine and
authentic item that may interest collectors; any inspection can be arranged and
is indeed welcome. Postage to the USA/Australia will be $40/
Europe $32 to allow for a 'Signed For' servive in line with PayPal guidelines.
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Ww1 German Model 1898/05 "butcher Blade" Anker-werke Bayonet & Steel Scabbard : $124