Long Imperial/Third Reich KS/98 Bayonet w/Saw-Tooth Blade Double Trademark & Frog (#26006)

Long Imperial/Third Reich KS/98 Bayonet w/Saw-Tooth Blade Double Trademark & Frog (#26006)

maker:Stamped, side-by-side King's head and knight's helmet TM. condition: Ex item number: 26006 price: $435.00 HOLD

$435.00

Long Imperial/Third Reich KS/98 Bayonet w/Saw-Tooth Blade Double Trademark & Frog.¬†Stamped, side-by-side King’s head and knight’s helmet TM. This WK&C bayonet was recently obtained from the grandson of WWII veteran, Gaylord B. Peterson who brought the bayonet home as war booty. Nickel hilt fittings show surface wear/age spotting residue to pommel and recurved crossguard, but no pitting. The pommel slot is complete with an original to the bayonet, piece of folded, red cloth. The official pattern black bakelite grip plates show light wear, but no cracks or chips and are complete with three domed head rivets as is correct for bakelite plates. The plated, Extrawaffen quality blade measuring 25.2cm in length grades EX showing surface wear/age/runner marks with no lifting/pitting or nicks to cutting edge. The double-sawtooth spine is perfect showing age residue in the recesses of the teeth, but no damage to any teeth, and is complete with black leather buffer pad. Blued steel, K-98 bayonet pattern scabbard shows uniform wear except under the frog where much of the bluing remains. The lower reverse shell shows two minor depressions and reverse lower ball is Waffen-Amt stamped. Obverse upper scabbard is stamped, “5935” over an “i” with the reverse scabbard stamped, “E.Pack&S.” over “1939”. The black leather, 4-rivet, triple-stitched, combat quality frog grades VG+/EX showing surface wear/age with no rips, tears or damage to the stitching and is complete with grip strap. Unique veteran estate acquired bayonet that spans both the WWI and WWII eras. EX (26006) $435.00¬†HOLD