Original WWII German K-98 Mauser Combat Bayonet Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. The K98 bayonet was a modification of the already modified S84/98 bayonet that had been originally developed in 1915. Manufacture of this new modified bayonet began in 1934 with mass production beginning in 1936. The K98 bayonet was a standard issue item and was accompanied by a bayonet frog to be worn on the reverse left side of the weight bearing waist belt. The K98 bayonet remained the standard issue bayonet through-out the war with minor manufacturing variations. Roughly 25cm long, drop forged, steel construction blade with wide fullers. Blade has been field sharpened. . Scabbard has different serial number which is not uncommon for field used examples. Bakelite grip. Stud does move but may need to be oiled. Comes with a nice worn and used original frog. In good condition. Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. 100% guaranteed to be authentic pre-1945. The Gettysburg Museum of History does not support or condone Adolf Hitler or the Nazi Party and is only offering this as a historic relic. Please see our other items. Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.