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Lot 11: Collector's lot of 4 bayonets: Swiss, Argent

Collector's lot of 4 bayonets: Swiss, Argentinian, French, and Japanese

Auction Date: January 26, 2013

Lot 11: Collector's lot of 4 bayonets: Swiss, Argent

Collector's lot of 4 bayonets: Swiss, Argentinian, French, and Japanese

Auction Date: January 26, 2013

Estimated Price: $150 - $300
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Collector's lot of 4 bayonets: Swiss, Argentinian, French, and Japanese

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1) Swiss bayonet with 18-3/4 inch "sawback" blade, wood grip, and leather/metal sheath with leather tab. Blade is marked "Waffenfabrik Neuhausen" and the Swiss cross. Serial number 13958. 2) German-made Argentinian bayonet with 15-3/4 inch blade, metal grip, and metal scabbard. Blade is marked "Modelo Argentino 1891" and has a re-stamped serial number. Sheath and bayonet serials do not match. Other side of blade is marked "Weyersberg/ Kirschbaum & Co/Solingen. 3) French Bayonet with 20-1/2 inch blade, wood grip, and metal sheath. Blade spine is inscribed in French: Mre. d'Armes de St. Etienne, Avril 1877. Hilt serial number is 97431, which matches the sheath. 4) Extremely rare Japanese Type 30 bayonet with 15-3/4 inch blade and rubber sheath - Toyada Jidashoki Seisakushu, Nagoya blade with type two marking on the right ricasso. The solid rubber scabbard has the tip and attaching flange for the frog cast in one piece. The leather frog is attached.

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