Object Title

Bayonet and scabbard - Mauser Model 1898/05

Bayonet and scabbard - Mauser Model 1898/05


about 1905-1945

Object Number



Gifted with the Pattern Room by the Ministry of Defence, August 2005 Presented by Gloucestershire Police, February1996

Physical Description

Sawback type bayonet in the white. With white metal grip, held together by 2 rivets. Stud and groove at base of grip. Cross peice with muzzle ring. Sawback blade with fuller. Scabbard of metal construction, painted black, with a dent. Scabbard has a beaded end.


Whole, without scabbardWeight0.5 kg
Whole, without scabbardWeight1.2 lb
Whole, without scabbardlength18.9 in
Whole, without scabbardlength480 mm
Whole, with scabbardWeight0.8 kg
Whole, with scabbardWeight1.85 lb
Whole, with scabbardlength20.3 in
Whole, with scabbardlength515 mm
Bladelength14.2 in
Bladelength360 mm


Serial Number None visible

Inscriptions and Marks

German Imperial markback of blade


Places Germany