TYPE: Ersatz Bayonet
UNIT MARKS: None
YEAR OF PRODUCTION: War production
COMMENTS: Very rare ersatz bayonet with brass handle and blade from socket Swiss bayonet model 1842. During World War I Imperial German Army developed several types similar bayonets. There are inspection marks and letter M stamped on the bayonet crossguard. The bayonet creates superb set with original ersatz scarbbard.