Long Fire Official’s Bayonet w/Distributor Marked Blade (#25036)

Long Fire Official's Bayonet w/Distributor Marked Blade (#25036)

maker: Stalking tiger (Lauterjung & Co., Solingen) stamped TM condition: Near MINT item number: 25036 price: $895.00

$895.00

Long Fire Official’s Bayonet w/Distributor Marked Blade. Stalking tiger, (Lauterjung & Co., Solingen) stamped TM. This superb example with distributor/retailer marked blade was recently obtained in Germany. For more information on long and short model Fire bayonets, see pages 118 – 120 of Collecting the Edged Weapons of the Third Reich Volume VIII. Nickel-plated hilt fittings show virtually no wear to the pommel and recurved crossguard with no speckling or lifting. Black bakelite grip plates are perfect with no cracks or chips. Plated 25cm blade grades Near MINT showing only minor runner marks near tip, but no graying or nicks to cutting edge and, is complete with black leather blade buffer pad. Reverse ricasso is stamped with the name of retailer, “Georg Rieder München”. Dent-free scabbard retains 100% of the original black enamel showing no wear or crazing. Black leather, double-stitched/4-rivet frog grades Near MINT with virtually no wear/age, but with a tiny tear where left rivet has pulled through the face piece/pocket. Near MINT (25036) $895.00