The bayonet's marking is partially gone, so the regiment number cannot be discerned. Bayonet … During the World War II (1933–1945) period, Germany used three different marking systems … The dimpled metal end cap is missing on this example, although the four staking marks are visible. Wilhelm II was the "Kaiser Wilhelm" of First World War fame. signifies: Infanterie-Regiment von Lützow (1. . This example was made by Carl Eickhorn of Solingen. and Fraktur proofmarks. At the beginning of the First World War, it was the fourth oldest regiment in the German Army. $21.00 shipping. 79]. Leather washer is present on blade. It was also made without a flashguard. Similarly, the VZ–24 bayonet was designated Seitengewehr 24(t) [Sidearm 24 Czechoslovakia]. The town's military history goes back to the Roman Empire, however, is most notable as the residence of Emperor Charlemagne, father of modern Europe. It carries the Royal Cypher of Kaiser Wilhelm of Prussia. This was the first pattern example of the M1884/98 knife bayonet. Read my article on the M1884/98 III bayonet. Post-War, the Works fell into Russian hands and became part of the East German State. $340.00. Plastic grips are encountered about as often as are wood grips. They came in saw back and straight designs. This example was originally made 1931–41 at the Vojno Tehnicki Zavod (Military Technical Institute), Kragujevac, Serbia. Almost always made by Waffenfabrik Mauser (who must have had a supply contract with Turkey) and dated 1917-1918. The company continued producing bicycles and developed alloy bicycle components, including the first alloy bicycles. The following table lists the German M1884/98 III bayonet makers, their maker's marks, and years of production observed to date. This regiment was formed in 1860 at Oppeln (known, today, as Opole in Poland, near its border with the Czech Republic). According to John Walter's book, The German Bayonet, Simson began making the M1898 in 1902 and the change to the two-piece grip was implemented by May 1902. German Manufacturing Codes of Occupied Countries during World War 2 These codes may be found on various wartime small arms manufactured in Nazi-occupied Europe during WW2. The following makers' codes are noted on some bayonet blades and scabbards, it is quite possible that they may also appear on firearms and related components. The Yugoslavian scabbard on this example was shortened by cutting off the bottom, forming a new point, and adding a new ball finial. Carter classified this frog as #267. For ease I have split the markings types into: Weimar - WuK only. Luftwaffe (LBA) acceptance mark. Yugoslavia altered the blade to approximate the M1924 blade profile, so that the Yugoslavian M1924 scabbard would accept it. Simson" over "Suhl" and Crown over "Erfurt", Knife bayonet for use with the 11 mm. The double-curve added strength and rigidity, while keeping the hilt and point in alignment for thrusting efficiency. Hilt strap is missing. This example was made in 1910 by Simson & Co., of Suhl. The "P.W. The original crosspiece was replaced with a M1924-style crosspiece with a muzzle ring. Early Simson examples are fairly scarce. This is a standard German nA (low ears model) butcher bayonet with the normal German markings and inspection stamps except has Turkish arabic numbers on the crossguard and has a full length blade. This example was made in 1944 by E. & F. Horster & Co. of Solingen. Puma is a well known manufacturer of high quality German blades. This example was originally made for the Czech Army in 1926 by Ceskoslovenska zbrojovka, a.s., Brno (roughly, Czechoslovakian Arms Factory, Inc.). 14 Items . The Second World War German S 109(j) modifications were to blue the metal and delete the muzzle ring. Sort By. long by 2.00 in. The Second World War German S 109(j) modifications to the M1924 bayonet were to blue the metal and delete the muzzle ring. Most of these bayonets also have the Rumanian CM marking. There were two M1871/84 blade profiles that differ only in the length of the fuller, as shown in this comparison image. Ricasso: "Waffenfabrik" over "Mauser A.G." over "Oberndorf a/M". I corresponded with Anthony Carter on this piece, because of the regimental markings it carried. Bayonets were often marked with … Middle - Makers Names. I have been told that this also fits on the, Crosspiece (Left): "R26090" and French proofmarks. Sword bayonet M1891 Argentine Mauser rifle, Weyersberg Kirschbaum - Argentina. 93]. I was able to compare my example with another bayonet that was still paired with its Heinrich Krieghoff-manufactured rifle (in Canada). wide. This example was made in 1902 by Simson & Co., Suhl. The grips were replaced with crude facsimiles of the originals, some examples (like this one) have the diagonal serrations running in the opposite direction. (213 mm.) The Lauterjung family began blademaking in the 1700s, producing knives, razors & blades, scissors, table ware, and, manicure implements. This example evidences a repair near the tip. Haenel in 1916. The Bayonet M1898/05 with a saw-back was used by pioneers and machine gunner crews among others. (67 mm.) Yataghan sword bayonet for use on the 11 mm. Has 4  aluminum rivets and is of sewn construction. No scabbard was issued. This example was made by E. & F. Horster & Co. of Solingen. [In English, 63rd Infantry Regiment, Emperor Karl of Austria and King of Hungary (4th Upper Silesia), 12th Company, Weapon No. Another wartime example that was captured and reworked in eastern Europe, probably Yugoslavia, where new serial numbers were applied to the crosspiece and frog stud. These modified bayonets were reissued to German rear-eschelon troops as sidearms and some were modified to fit German rifles during the First World War. Both the bayonet and scabbard have matching regimental markings. 97]. This bayonet was one of the very first adopted knife bayonets in the world. l012483 luftwaffe k98 bayonet frog. Commercial. However, the Germans would return to the M1884/98 design in 1915, as a way to use their limited steel supply more efficiently. WW2 GERMAN THEATER - BAYONET - RARE ab MUNDLOS AG - MODIFIED - MODERN SHEATH. Haenel" over "Suhl", Ricasso: "Georg Rieder, Munchen"; Tiger figural. wide by 3.5 mm. Ricasso: "Elite-Diamant" and "4156" over "d". Need help with German Bayonet markings/stamps Article about: Hey guys I have a bayonet and wanted some info on markings etc. The Puska 98 was a surrendered German Gewehr 98, converted to approximate the FN M1924 Short Rifle. l016779 first pattern dagger hanger. It was suitable for cutting brushes. (235 mm.) The flat upon which the marking is stamped measures only 5 mm. Spain was known to have received some of this unusual variant with a full muzzle ring, where it was designated, Cuchillo Bayoneta Standard Modelo Alemán con Guarda (Knife Bayonet Standard-Modell German with Guard). Mauser M1871/84 repeating rifle. It's the first bayonet I've ever recorded marked to this regiment, so it was good to hear about it.". See German M1884/98 III Bayonet Makers' Markings Germany (Post-War) East German Inspection Mark East German Property Mark A. Eickhorn, Solingen Trademark Eickhorn Squirrel Trademark (many variations used by Carl Eickhorn Waffenfabrik and successor firms) E. & F. Hörster Trademark Rheinmetall AG/Carl Eickhorn Waffenfabrik AG (co-branding on G3 bayonet) British M1907 Enfield Bayonet & Scabbard, South African Police Price: $145.00 Item #49210. However, Carter recorded production dates from 1939–43. The scabbard was made in 1927 by contractor Karel Schultz, in Kormorany, Moravia. The WKC company was a very prolific manufacturer of daggers, combat bayonets, parade bayonets and other styles of blades. The scabbard marking "115.R.15.93" signifies: Leibgarde-Infanterie-Regiment (1. The blade is marked with the Royal Cypher of Kaiser Wilhelm I of Prussia, who reigned from 1861–1888. It carries the Royal Cypher of Kaiser (Emperor) Wilhelm II of Prussia, who reigned 1888–1918. This regiment was formed in 1813 at Aachen, at the westernmost point in Germany, where Germany, the Netherlands, and Belgium meet. Ostpreußisches) Nr.4, Kompagnie 4, Waffen Nr. Wilhelm II was the "Kaiser Wilhelm" of First World War fame. The bayonet types for the rifle Mauser M1898, which are presented here are only the most common and main groups that the German bayonets can be divided into. All metal parts are nickel plated. Scabbard: "44 ASW" and "2424" over "dd" and illegible waffenamt on ball tip. This list does not include all the HJ Knife marks or bayonet marks. Most were crudely marked “M24Б” in Cyrillic (M24B) on the crosspiece. Ottoman: Ottoman bayonets were designed to fit on multiple guns due to their high muzzle ring and lack of flash guard. At the beginning of the First World War, it was the oldest regiment in the German Army. Bayonet M98 existed like other German bayonets with sawback. The first knife bayonet was introduced for the first German rifle with a magazine Rifle M1871/84. This example was made in 1888 by Weyersberg Kirschbaum & Co. of Solingen. 167.] Fall 2009 • GCA Journal 28 M7 Scabbard (Converted) Similar to the conversion of M1905 to M1 bayonets, there was a wartime program to shorten M3 scabbards to M7 length. An unusual example with a full muzzle-ring for export customers. It was good fortune that my bayonet had the upper half of the marking and the other bayonet the lower half. The Letter Code "gcy" identifies the bayonet's maker as the firm of L. O. Dietrich in Altenburg, a peacetime maker of sewing machines. Everything here is strictly for educational and reenactment purposes only The "R.L.M." Carter classified this frog as #308. 132. Read the full story on this well-traveled bayonet. Life guard regiments were typically the most prestigious regiments in the army of a German State, tasked with protecting the monarch. The first Diamant bicycles were made in 1885. Oberschlesisches) Nr.63, Kompagnie 12, Waffen Nr. 93 [115th Life Guard Infantry Regiment (1st Hessian Grand Duke), 15th Company, Weapon No. At the beginning of the First World War, it was the second oldest regiment in the German Army. 137,000 bayonets were manufactured at Waffenfabrik Brünn Werke during this period. per page. Read the full story on this well-traveled bayonet. Diamant bicycles won world road race championships in the late 1950s. The Scabbard is modified by fitting a German frog stud, so that it may be carried using a M1871 belt frog. The M1871/84 rifle was superseded by the M1888 Commission Rifle shortly after entering service, limiting the M1871/84 bayonet’s use by the German Army. German Model 1871 "Hirschfanger" Bayonet German Model 1871 "Seitengewehr" Bayonet German Model 1871 Infantry "Dress" Bayonet German Model S84/98nA 2nd Pattern NCO-Sawback German Model 1898 N/A "Neuer Art" Mauser Bayonet German Model KS98 "Sawback" Knife Bayonet German Model 98/05 "Butcher" Bayonet German Model 1939 "Short" Dress Bayonet Members of the German army pioneers (engineers) could wear a dress bayonet with a short, oval-shaped cross guard similar to that of the standard issue K-98 combat rifle bayonet. Although these have no provision for mounting to a rifle, they are still classified as bayonets. [In English, 4th Grenadier Regiment, King Frederick the Great (3rd East Prussian), 4th Company, Weapon No. Makers marks on Nazi period 84/98 bayonets (K98). WW2 German Bayonet Weapon - Knife Blade Vintage. The blade is marked with the maker’s trademark, as was customary from 1937–1940. wide. This example was made for Prussia, in 1917, by Mauser at their Oberndorf plant. Instead, both bayonet and scabbard are marked the same as German-made bayonets, with the Letter Code (dot = Waffenfabrik Brünn Werke) on the ricasso and two-digit year of manufacture. Three different FG 42 rod bayonets were used. wide. A derivative of the Yugoslavian M1924 bayonet, the M1924Б bayonet was also designated Seitengewehr 109 Jugoslawien [S 109(j)] by Germany. I found this example mounted on this Kar 98k Zf 41 sharpshooter's rifle brought back by a returning veteran. The scabbard on this example has had its original serial number struck through and a new number applied, indicating that it was reworked in wartime Germany, before falling into allied hands (and being reworked a second time). Lauterjung is better known for its other Solingen factory, Puma-Werke. This bayonet came in the Afrika Corps web frog shown below. The bayonet has an unusual unit marking, indicating it was issued to a machinegun company. Scabbard is not a standard 84/98 as it has rivets on both sides and not a single one on the side. This represents the final S 24(t) variant. Filter by. I have been looking at some information and gathered that it is a German M1898/05 butcher blade bayonet from 1916. Wilhelm II was the "Kaiser Wilhelm" of First World War fame. ", located on: pommel (2x), stud nut, backstrap, under grips, underside of both grips, and scabbard ball. Bayonet has no military acceptance marks but carries a 4 digit serial on the cross guard. l013175 em's bayonet faustreimen. Scabbard (body): "BT3" inside a triangle and "254". 100, Kompagnie 3, Waffen Nr. However when used as a bayonet plunged into an enemy it … According to Carter, The "BD III" marking, dated 1916, is referred to as a Garnitur (Clothing Mark). Fakes are far more common than legitimate examples. The rivet securing the scabbard throat has been deleted, the throat reversed and secured at the side by a screw; and, The scabbard was made in 1943 and bears the year of mfr. Bystrica Werke production shifted to the Kar 98k rifle in 1942 and continued until cessation of hostilities in 1945. Both bayonet and scabbard are blued. 115, Kompagnie 15, Waffen Nr. During the World War II (1933–1945) period, Germany used three different marking systems on M1884/98 Third Pattern bayonet to identify manufacturers: Ricasso: "S/155?" decodes to the 42nd bayonet of the 3rd Company 1st Battalion of the Leinster Regiment. Commercial 84/98 as used by Police units and as a private purchase piece by officers, this is … (210 mm.) Brown leather belt frog for carrying the M1884/98 III knife bayonet. Before the Second World War, the Elite Diamant Werks (Elite Diamond Works) produced bicycles. First pattern example of the M1898, known as the a/A (alter Art = older model), with the scarce one-piece wood grip. 97 [100th Royal Saxon (Life Guard) Grenadier Regiment, 3rd Company, Weapon No. Measures 8.875 in. The bayonet was made in 1944 by Carl Eickhorn Waffenfabrik AG of Solingen. This would have allowed only a few months during which Simson produced bayonets with the one-piece grip. A huge quantity of small arms fell into German hands when Yugoslavia capitulated in April 1941, including some 250,000 Yugoslavian Mauser M1924 rifles. Free shipping. or Best Offer. Holler of Solingen. This example has serrated, reddish-brown plastic grips. Scabbard:  "E u F. Horster" over "1939" and "8531" overstamped with "0000" and "2061" beneath. The M1884/98 was discontinued in favor of the M1898/05 bayonet (below). This example was made in 1937 by Richard A. Herder of Solingen. (51 mm.) Approximately 20,000 rifles and bayonets are believed to have been converted before the Germans overran Yugoslavia in 1941. Sword bayonet used with the 8 mm. or Best Offer. long by 1.625 in. Diamant was privatized in 1992, following German reunification, and, today, is the oldest bicycle factory still operating in Germany. I suspect that the tiny "3" and "6" flanking the Imperial proofmark on the scabbard's ball finial may indicate the year (1936) the bayonet was taken into Luftwaffe service. The bayonet's marking is partially gone, so the regiment number cannot be discerned. This example was made in 1917 by Gebruder Heller of Marienthal. The bayonet and frog had obviously been together a long time. The Web frogs were used in North Africa by the. The M1871/84 bayonet’s historical impact was that its design became the pattern for many subsequent bayonets, such as the Spanish M1983, Chilean M1895, and Venezuelan M1900. This example was made for Prussia in 1887 by Alexander Coppel of Solingen. Gewehr 98, Kar 98a, and Kar 98k rifles. Measures 8.25 in. 1937 Richard A. Herder trademarked bayonets are uncommon. I have chosen to divide the bayonets into four main groups: 1: Bayonet type M1898 ... Manufacturers’ marks are normally obsolete. This miniature Third Reich dress bayonet has an etched blade with a national eagle and the name of the tool and die company that had it made as a promotional giveaway. The bayonet caries the unit marking “63.R.12.132.”, which signifies:  Infanterie-Regiment Kaiser Karl von Österreich und König von Ungarn (4. Reverse: "Gebruder Klinge" over "Dresden" over "1937", Web belt frog for carrying the M1884/98 III knife bayonet. The second section is a list of 162 distributor marks. Match the cartridge the rifle fires with a likely country of origin and model. The M1888 was typically issued with the longer M1871 sword bayonet. The scabbard also has a waffenamt acceptance mark. German Bayonet M 84/98 with Leather Frog - JWH. (41 mm.) (51 mm.) The muzzle ring is ground away, leaving protruding "ears"; Measures 8.375 in. Proofs:  "WaA25? The join between the original tang and new pommel is evident in the 6th picture at left. This example was made in 1906 by Simson & Co. in Suhl. 3. They produced daggers 1935–1945, but were not known to have produced comparable material in earlier years. This example has serrated, brown plastic grips. The bayonet shows no evidence of ever having been blued, suggesting that it may have failed German government quality control prior to bluing and been diverted for use in fulfilling export contracts. Volunteer / Militia / Reserve markings are different, and are normally (but not always) in the following format: (type) (regiment) (company) For example, V 3 MXR 3 decodes to the 3rd Company, 3rd Middlesex Rifle Volunteers. 1943 AFH M1905 converted to M1 by AFH. Wilhelm II was the "Kaiser Wilhelm" of First World War fame. The bayonet was made in 1941 and the scabbard in 1943. Finding this example that bears German markings is most unusual. 167. WW2 German Bayonet K98 Matching . As the Afrika Korps only existed for two years, these frogs are very scarce. Set Descending Direction. WKC used a special German Sutterlin font which is difficult to decipher. The flashguard has also been deleted. The scabbard is painted with high-gloss black lacquer. 1942 Utica M1905 converted to M1 by Pal. During the Spanish Civil War of 1936–39, Spain was an export customer for both German rifles and bayonets. This example carries the Royal Cypher of König Georg of Saxony. This frog came on the 1939 Elite-Diamant bayonet shown above. Pommel:  "WaA51" (probably is 'WaA519' and the '9' didn't strike). This was followed by two German-made variants. For more information about a bayonet analysis, please click the attached link. A late-war example with the plastic grip scales secured by rivets. The M1898/05 was the most common German bayonet of the First World War. Both the bayonet and scabbard have regimental markings. Reference charts on Imperial German bayonet makers, markings, and royal cyphers. The scabbard with this example is of Spanish manufacture. However, the bayonet has the Czech Povazska Bystrica factory mark and and the German waffenamt acceptance mark, WaA80, which was used at Bystrica. Scabbard:  "43 cul" and "4067e" and illegible waffenamt on ball tip. Knife on one side marked cof 43, the other 9634 aa. marking is a Prussian police (Schutzpolizei) property marking believed associated with the Westfalen Police School. This example has wood grips. Products include the German Trench Dagger and the K98 Bayonet, as well as scabbards and frogs. This was the first bayonet produced for use on the Gewehr 98, with its revolutionary bayonet bar mounting system. The original German markings are still present, confirming its lineage. In honor of the 125th anniversary of American Rifleman, the following is an excerpt from the January, 1971 issue: Identifying Mauser Markings. "Yataghan" is derived from the Turkish word for "one who lays down" to describe the downard-sweeping double-curve blade profile. It was formed in 1670 in Dresden. This represents a second S 24(t) variant, originally manufactured to German specifications. This frog came on a Belgian M1916 Gendarmerie bayonet. Both the bayonet and scabbard have regimental markings. L. O. Dietrich produced M1898/05 bayonets during the First World War and machine guns during the Second World War. The Number Codes (and corresponding year Mauser-pattern bolt-actions were manufactured in countries including Germany, Turkey, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Sweden, Belgium, Argentina and Chile, so the round the rifle fires can help you identify the rifle's origins and model, like the 1891 Argentine, 1909 Argentine, Spanish 1893, Chilean 1895 and the Swedish 1896. The blade is marked using the letter/number code used from 1934–1937 to keep the maker’s identities secret. marking is an abbreviation for Reichsluftfahrtministerium (State Air Ministry). The marking on this example was inadvertently double-struck. Export bayonets are typically unmarked, except for serial numbers added later by the purchasing government. These are often called “butcher blades,” due to their resemblance to a butcher’s knife of the period. Although the M1871/84 bayonet mounts to the M1888 Commission Rifle, this combination was felt to have insufficient reach. Black leather belt frog (Carter #293) and Fire/Police troddel (knot). This historic regiment was one of the most prestigious units in the Army of Saxony, tasked with protecting the King. Modifications include: Scabbard:  "38.R.11.21." The rework included bluing the metal and cutting slots in the screwbolts securing the grip scales and press stud. Modifications included removal of the muzzle-ring and fitting of a longer pommel with the T–O mortise to accommodate the Gewehr 98's cleaning rod. It is possible that frogs were supplied to the Depot before being issued, rather than being made there. The riccasso is nicely stamped with the maker mark. This is a good example of how private-purchase bayonets did not adhere to any set standard of manufacture. Both the bayonet and scabbard have regimental markings. These long, slender blades are often called “quillback” or "pipeback" blades, due to the round spine that runs through the blade like the quill of a feather. Wear on the scabbard shows frog had been on it for an extended period: CBF 287 Here's a fine example of a S-70 bayonet by WR Kirschbaum. However, Germany applied a new serial number to the bayonet, scabbard body, and throatpiece. This example was made in 1942 by Weyersberg Kirschbaum & Co. of Solingen. Another wartime example that was captured and reworked in eastern Europe, probably Yugoslavia, where new serial numbers were applied to the crosspiece and frog stud. The tiger figural is the trademark of Lauterjung & Co., Tiger Stahlwaren-und Waffenfabrik of Solingen. 1078." A pre-war example that was captured and reworked in eastern Europe, probably Yugoslavia. The first section is a list of 262 currently identified dagger manufacturers totalling 440 marks. Late - 1-3 letter coded. 2408 PROOF MARKS: GERMAN PROOF MARKS, cont. The attached photo show marking. German: WWI German bayonets were S98/05 bayonets with a low muzzle ring that were typically attached to the Gewehr 98 rile. It carries the Royal Cypher of Kaiser Wilhelm II of Prussia, who reigned 1888–1918. The scabbard marking "115.R.15.93" signifies: Leibgarde-Infanterie-Regiment (1. The M1884/98 first pattern bayonet was an older M1871/84 bayonet altered, ca. Anthony wrote the following, " . 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