Single Etched Dress Bayonet (#28505)

Single Etched Dress Bayonet (#28505)

No maker; Condition: EX+

$495.00

 

Unmarked but, clearly, a ROBERT KLAAS pattern etch.  Nickel-plated hilt fittings show age with speckling and loss to plating on reverse upper hilt/crossguard and is complete with green felt plug. Black bakelite grip plates are perfect with no cracks or chips. Plated blade grades EX+ showing very minor runner marks and light sharpening to both cutting edges and is complete with brown leather blade buffer pad.  Upper ricasso has crudely engraved name; Heinz Reiher. Obverse blade features central motif with“Zur Erinnerung am meine Dienstzeit” flanked by a wehrmacht helmet and eagle. Dent-free steel scabbard retains approximately 98% of the original black enamel showing light only light wear/age. EX+.