Short KS/98 Dress Bayonet (#27811)

Short KS/98 Dress Bayonet (#27811)

*SOLD*

$325.00

SOLD

F.W. HOLLER, SOLINGEN with thermometer in double oval TM. Reverse ricasso has rare retail/distributor mark: MILITARWARENHAUS DURBECK, WIEN IX. Although we have encountered Army daggers and Swords with this distributor mark, this is the first time we have seen this on a dress bayonet. Nickel-plated hilt fittings show faint wear/age, but no lifting or crazing to pommel, spine or crossguard/up-turned quillon. Black grip plates are perfect with no cracks or chips. Plated blade grades EX++ showing only minor surface wear/runner marks and is complete with dark brown/black leather buffer pad. Dent-free steel scabbard retains approximately 95% of the original black enamel showing light surface wear/scuffs to obverse/reverse. EX++