Object Title

Bayonet and scabbard

Bayonet and scabbard

Date

1939

Object Number

XXII.378

Provenance

Transferred from Northamptonshire Police 2003. 2003 police amnesty

Physical Description

A standard K98 s84/98 with single edges, false point and double fullers. The grips are two piece ribbed plastic, secured by two small screws. The pommel has a press stud to work the locking lug. The crossguard has a small angled lug brazed to it, with a stud at one end. This enables it to be fitted to the Norwegian U.S M1 carbine. The steel scabbard has a lug brazed to it with a looped bar of the type used by Norwegian armed forces, which is a copy of the U.S. type.All steel parts are heavily blued.

Materials

Dimensions

Dimensions: Overall length: 385 mm. Blade:253mm

Inscriptions and Marks

Ricasso: EuF HORSTER 6789.

Associations

Places Germany