The NCO’s bayonet knot consists of the main components of, strap, slide, stem, crown, and ball. Dark green, woven cotton/rayon blend strap features a central waffle pattern flanked on either side by three rows of vertically interwoven silver/aluminum wire stripes. The strap is inserted through the interwoven slide and into the top of the interwoven stem. The slide and stem are both in interwoven bright silver/aluminum wire threads with a repeating, interwoven dark green “V’ pattern. The crown consists of horizontally laid, twisted green braiding with repeating silver/aluminum flecks while the ball consists of vertically laid, twisted silver/aluminum braiding and both are mounted on an internal, carved, wooden base. The bottom of the ball has a circular recess with an inset piece of the green strap. In un issued almost perfect condition. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a U.S .Veteran as a trophy of war. Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. Please see our other items.