Original WWII German K98 COMBAT BAYONET WITH Leather FROG Maker Marked 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 retains almost all of it’s original blueing. Very scarce example manufactured by Cooppel G.m.b.H. Wooden grips Scabbard has mismatched serial number and a few use dents (see photos). Comes with its original early leather Berlin marked 1935 dated frog missing one rivet. Rare maker. Excellent combat used early example. A good but used example with honest wear in Bayonet in excellent condition scabbard has some dents Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. 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. An OUTSTANDING COMBAT USED EXAMPLE!