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SOLD SOLD (18/12) RARE MAKER, British WW1 1915 Chapman (JAC), 1907 Pattern Sword Bayonet, Regiment Marked ‘C.G’ To The Coldstream Guards, WD No1 MK II Scabbard & 1908 Pattern Webbing Frog. Sn 14819 - 14819
This is an original WW1 dated 1907 pattern bayonet for the SMLE rifle. It was manufactured in February 1915 by one of the rarer makers, J. Chapman( Chapman was one of the smaller manufacturers and only made approx. 300,000 bayonets compared to 2,360,000 made by Wilkinson). The ricasso is marked '1907 (Pattern), 'JAC' (J.Chapman) '2 '15 (date) King’s Crown GR (George Rex) & the reverse with WD inspection stamps. The blade is undamaged and has just light staining consistent with age. The wood slabs are undamaged and secured by the correct screw bolts. The pommel is Regiment marked ‘C.G’ to the Coldstream Guards and weapon number ‘D438’ (the Coldstream Guards are one of the 5 Foot Guards Regiments in the British Army Household Division - the personal troops of Her Majesty the Queen. Formed in 1650 as part of the New Model Army during the English Civil War, the Coldstream Guards swore allegiance to King Charles II in 1660 and has guarded the country's monarchs since. The Regiment’s anniversary is 23rd April (St George’s Day). The Regiment has fought in every major conflict involving British troops since their creation). The bayonet is in its original No1 MK II brown leather scabbard with tear drop frog stud. The chape has an Enfield inspection mark. The leather is impressed with WD arrow and inspection marks. It is also fitted with an original 1908 pattern webbing frog with single belt loop & 2 brass rivets (see Anthony Carter’s book, ‘Bayonet Belt Frogs Part 1 page 30 No 116’. All leather, material and stitching of the scabbard and frog are intact. An excellent WW1 dated combination to a prestigious Regiment & scarce maker. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14819

1st Edition 1975, Signed Copy, ' The Bayonet Book' by Watts and White. 14768 - 14768
This is the 'bayonet bible' to which all serious collectors make reference. It is a First Edition, 1975, copy of 'The Bayonet Book' by John Watts and Peter White, and signed by both authors. The book is complete with its original dustcover. It has 503 quality pages and is in excellent undamaged condition. It is the definitive reference book for any serious bayonet collector; it is packed with black and white plates and detailed descriptions of bayonets from around the world, with their measurements. This is an extremely rare book in excellent complete condition and highly sought after. It has not been reprinted. The price includes UK delivery. 14768

**SOLD**LAYAWAY**SOLD**1/11**Scarce Full Length US M1942 Sword Bayonet For The M1 Garand Rifle By Utica & M3 Frankford Arsenal Scabbard. Sn 14588:10 - 14588:10
An original full length US M1942 Bayonet & Scabbard for the M1 Garand Rifle (see page 412 & page 436 No.927 of The Bayonet Book by White & Watts). The M1942 Bayonet is a modernised version of the M1905 bayonet and fits the Garand rifle as well as the M1903 Springfield rifle. It is identical in configuration to the earlier model but with ribbed black plastic grips. It has a clean full length 15 ¾” parkerised blade with fullers. It is rare to find these full length blades as most were shortened to knife bayonet size). The ricasso is stamped on one side "U C (Utica Cutlery) U S (United States) 1942 (Model Designation)". The reverse has an indistinct roundel stamp. The hilt has the correct fully functioning push button release which is situated near to the cross guard with muzzle ring. The scabbard developed by the Beckwith Manufacturing Company was designated the M3 and was made of olive green plastic. The tip of the scabbard is holed for thigh cord. The top steel mount incorporates a steel wire hook. The front of the mount is stamped ‘US’ within ignited grenade mark of the Frankford Arsenal. The price for this scarce bayonet includes UK delivery. Sn 14588:10

**SOLD**SOLD**11/1**MINT, Original, British WD 1876 Pattern Socket Bayonet For MK 1 & MK 2 Martini Henry Rifles Regiment Marked ‘LAV 29L 77’& MK II WD Leather Scabbard With Brass Mounts. Sn 14600 - 14600
A near mint, original Pattern 1876 socket bayonet for the Martini Henry MK 1 & MK 2 rifles. It is WD marked together with Enfield inspection marks on the blade flats and an indistinct Regiment mark which appears to be ‘LAV 29L 77’ and struck out weapon number ‘652’. It has a clean, straight, 21 ¾” triangular blade with correct 3” blued socket which is muzzle ring diameter 18.3mm and has a small inspection mark ‘BR above 69’. It is complete with original black leather MK II scabbard with correct 2 rivets on the body for internal spring, brass chape and locket with tear drop frog stud. The throat mount is stamped with WD & arrow mark & inspection mark and WD arrow on the chape (see British & Commonwealth Bayonets by Skennerton pages 145-147). The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14600

**SOLD**SOLD**20/12**WW2 Nazi German Police Dress Bayonet By ACS Alexander Coppel Solingen, Unit Marked ‘S.Ar.II.444’ & Scabbard. Sn 14571 - 14571
An excellent Nazi German Police dress bayonet. It has its original nickel plating on all parts (there is a small area of wear to the plating near to the tip of the blade on both sides). It has superb Stag Horn grips, the right mounted with Police Eagle with Swastika, Eagle head pommel with functioning bayonet button & upswept, oak leaf crossguard which is Regiment or Unit marked ‘S.Ar.II.444’. It has a 13" single edged, fullered blade with crisp manufacturer's marks Alexander Coppel and ACS trademark on both sides. The back of the blade has a small ‘* above k’ inspection mark. The back of the cross guard is numbered ‘232’. Its original black leather covered wood scabbard with nickel plated chape and locket is in similar excellent condition with all leather & stitching intact. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14571

RARE, Siamese ‘Wild Tiger Corps’ 1919 Pattern (Type 62/ British 1907 Pattern) Bayonet and Scabbard. Sn 14326 - 14326
This is a scarce Siamese 1919 Pattern (designated Type 62) bayonet. It is actually a British 1907 Pattern bayonet which has been re-furbished. It has had the original markings ground off and replaced with a tigers head stamp and Siamese script. These were issued to the 'Wild Tiger Corps', the personal body guard of King Rama VI. The scabbard has alo been alterered by replacing the leather body with sheet steel. The original issue of rifles and bayonets in 1919 was only 10,000 and as King Rama VI only reigned until 1925, these bayonets are now un-common (see 'An Illustrated History of Bayonets' by Martin J. Brayley, pages 214-216). The bayonet is in very good condition as is the scabbard. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14326

French M1874 Gras Bayonet and Scabbard. Bayo 309 - Bayo 309
A M1874 Gras bayonet made at St Etienne in February 1877 and stamped as such on the top edge of the blade. It has slab wood grips and a brass pommel with steel crossguard with a down swept quillon. These bayonets were introduced for the new Gras rifle which took a metallic cartridge and were a departure from the previous Yataghan bladed sabre bayonet. The Gras bayonet has a "T" backed Epee style blade which was suitable only for thrusting. The quillon is stamped with the number "K 95564". The scabbard is all steel and the top band is stamped with the number "G 82132". (see White & Watts No 201, pages 84 & 94). The price includes UK delivery. Bayo 309

British 1907 Pattern Bayonet Regimentally Stamped To 6th Battalion, Royal Scots Fusiliers, and Scabbard. Sn 14171 - 14171
This is a nice regimentally marked 1907 bayonet to the Royal Scots Fusiliers. The blade is stamped with a crown over "G.R. 1907 10 16" (October 1916) and the makers name "Sanderson". The other side carries the War Department 'Broad Arrow' and several inspection stamps. The pommel carries "6 R S F" and the number "8" which denotes bayonet number 8 from the 6th Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers. The 6th (Service) battalion was formed in August 1914 at Ayr and after training they moved to France on 11/5/1915.. They were involved in the battles of Loos, Albert and Delville Wood and were finally absorbed in 02/7/1918 by the 18th Scottish Rifles. A nice regimentally marked bayonet to a Scottish Regiment which saw service in many of the important battles of the war. (see Skennerton's item B 235, pages 187-195). The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14171

Scarce British 1858 Pattern Lancaster Sword Bayonet To The Medical Staff Corps, Scabbard and Buff Frog. Sn 14258 - 14258
This is a scarce 1858 Pattern Lancaster bayonet. It has the later leaf spring attachment of a screw instead of a rivet as on the earlier models. The distinctive pipe back blade carries the makers name of "R & W Aston of Birmingham" together with an inspection stamp. There is also an inspection stamp on the top edge of the blade. The brass pommel carries the numbers "2. 96" over "M.S.C." (Medical Staff Corps) and "5241". This denotes usage by the Medical Staff Corps (Later the Royal Army Medical Corps). The mouth of the brass mounted Leather scabbard carries the letter "M" and the number "277". The buff leather 1882 pattern frog also carries the stamp to the rear of "M MSC 102". (See Bayonet Belt Frogs Part 1 by Anthony Carter item 61 pages 18 & 19 and Skennerton's item B160 pages 121-124). A very good scarce complete set to M.S.C. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14258

WW2 US M3 Fighting Knife By Imperial & M8 Scabbard With Integral Frog By Imperial. Sn 14151 - 14151
An original WW2 US M3 fighting knife and M8 scabbard with integral frog. It's has a 6 1/2" blade. The crossguard is stamped by the manufacturer 'USM3 IMPERIAL'. The leather ringed handle has service wear. The top of the pommel has the Frankford Arsenal 'ignited grenade' mark. The knife is complete with it's original green plastic M8 scabbard with integral green webbing frog which has a single retaining strap and press stud fastener. The edges of the scabbard have minor stable chips consistent with service wear. The upper mount of the scabbard is stamped 'USM8' & by the manufacturer 'BM Co' (Beckwith Manufacturing) A nice honest combination that has obviously seen action. (See Martin J. Brayley's 'An Illustrated History of Bayonets' page 242). The price includes UK delivery. Sn 14151
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