WWI GERMAN 98/05 SAWBACK BAYONET-UNIT MARK-HIGH EARS-15 For Sale
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WWI GERMAN 98/05 SAWBACK BAYONET-UNIT MARK-HIGH EARS-15: $560
Fine condition WWI German GEW 98 Mauser butcher sawback bayonet dated 1915 and made by P.D. Luneschloss Solingen. This tough to find piece has all early features including high ears and no flash guard. Bright blade is very fine condition and was never sharpened, saw teeth are also sharp and excellent. Walnut grips have all original finish and a nice tight fit. Fitted in its original steel tipped leather scabbard that is unit marked on the back B.3.P.I.R.180. for the 3rd Bavarian Recruit Depot. This scabbard has all tight stitching and is a little stiff with a gray and brown metal finish. Leather has a little scuffing and shrinkage with a good fit on the bayonet. Extremely tough to find one of these early Sawback bayonets still in its original leather scabbard with all early features.