Short KS/98 Bayonet w/Single-Etched Blade, Frog & Portepee (#28671)

Short KS/98 Bayonet w/Single-Etched Blade, Frog & Portepee (#28671)

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$695.00

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ORIGINAL EICKHORN, SOLINGEN with stamped squirrel holding sword TM. Nickel-plated hilt fittings show light surface wear/crazing with one spot of lifting to reverse upper pommel, as well as a few specks to hilt spine. Pommel slot is complete with original red felt plug. Black bakelite grip plates are perfect with no cracks or chips. Plated blade grades excellent++ with minor surface wear/runner marks and is complete with brown leather blade buffer pad. Obverse blade features Carl Eickhorn etch pattern Nr. 3219 with a ribbon band and standard remembrance of service time motto surrounded by oak leaves with raised Wehrmacht eagle at each end of the etched panel. Dent-free steel scabbard retains approximately 95% of the original black enamel showing light surface wear/crazing and some loss of enamel to ball. Bayonet is complete with black patent leather frog showing much age crazing & dulling to finish. Attached to the frog is an original green/silver NCO portepee in excellent+ condition. Nice Eickhorn combination. EX+/EX++ (28671)