Long Slotted Third Reich Police Bayonet (#27577)

Long Slotted Third Reich Police Bayonet (#27577)

Maker: Stamped Armored Knights Head torso (WKC) TM; Condition: EX+/EX++

$795.00

 

Stamped Armored Knights Head torso (WKC) TM. Nickel-plated hilt fittings show excellent detail to the eagle head pommel and oak leaf embellished crossguard with no loss of plating to pommel or crossguard. The reverse crossguard is stamped “3”.  Medium brown stag horn grip plates are perfect with no cracks or chips with Third Reich Police grip emblem properly pinned to the obverse plate. Grip plates show evidence of being cut down during refurbishing as portions of the original lower rivet holes remain on both the obverse and reverse plates filled with brown paste. Plated blade grades EX++ with runner marks/surface wear, light gray speckling to the obverse/reverse and grinding marks towards the tip where blade was shortened. Spine of blade is stamped “243” and is complete with brown leather buffer pad.  Black leather scabbard shows surface wear/loss of color but, no rips or tears, and no damage to the reverse stitching.  Nickel-plated scabbard fittings show surface wear with but, no damage to the lower ball, and are complete with both retaining staples with top of throat stamped “243”. EX+/EX++.