TYPE: Bayonet M1871

Bagnet M1871
Bagnet M1871
 
German bayonet model 1871
German bayonet model 1871
 
Bayonet M1871
Bayonet M1871
 
Prussian bayomet 1871 with leather scabbard
Prussian bayomet 1871 with leather scabbard
 
Stamp "W78" - 1878 on the bayonet M1871
Stamp "W78" – 1878 on the bayonet M1871
 
Signature GEBR. SIMPSON
Signature GEBR. SIMPSON
 
Crown and mark ERFURT on  the bayonet model 1871
Crown and mark ERFURT on the bayonet model 1871
 
Inspection margs on bayonet M1871
Inspection margs on bayonet M1871
 
Units marks on the Seitengewehr model 1871
Units marks on the Seitengewehr model 1871
 



UNIT MARKS: 157.R.R.174. – which means Rekrutendepot of 4. Schlesisches Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 157, weapon number 174. The scabbard is mark 157.R.E.4.181., which means 4 Kompanie of Ersatz Bataillon of 4. Schlesisches Infanterie-Regiment Nr. 157. The regiment stationed in Brieg (Brzeg).
MANUFACTURER: GEBR. SIMPSON, SUHL and ERFURT
YEAR OF PRODUCTION: “W78″ – 1878
COMMENTS: The unit numbers on the bayonet and scabbard are differ slightly (same Regiment).

2 Responses to “Seitengewehr model 1871”

  1. Dan says:

    Guten Tag,

    Ich moechte eins M1871 finden und kaufen.

    Haben Sie nock mehr ??

    Vielen Dank
    Dan

  2. Nick Rowland says:

    Hi,

    I am in possession of a very similar seitengewehr 1871 model bayonet, but the unit markings are as such: 147.R.5

    Would you be able to help me in deciphering what this means?

    Thanks,
    Nick

I would be happy to hear from you