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Original WWII German Parade Bayonet With Frog And Trodde Eichorn Maker Brought Home By US Veteran


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Original WWII German Parade Bayonet With Frog And Trodde Eichorn Maker Brought Home By US Veteran. Parade version of the k-98 Mauser bayonet the workhorse of the German military in WWII. Roughly, 24cm long, nickel/silver plated, drop forged, steel construction blade with wide fullers to each side. The blade is still quite clean and bright. The ricasso is well marked with impressed manufactures logo and name Eichorn.  The bayonet has a nickel/silver plated alloy, opened muzzle ring, crossguard with one up-swept arm, a flash guard and a stylized eagle head pommel. The bayonet has diamond grooved, molded black bakelite grips which are secured to the hilt by two small, dome headed steel rivets. The “TO” slotted, stylized eagle head pommel and stud button are all intact and functional. The bayonet comes complete with its original black painted, sheet metal scabbard that retains about 65% of its original black finish. The dome headed throat retaining screw and frog lug are both intact. Has a used leather frog and almost mint Trodde with silver wire cloth and green finish (Army). Overall nice condition. It shows the expected age and use. Brought home by a U.S. Veteran as a trophy of war. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic.  Sold for historic purposes only. See our other historic artifacts on our web site.  Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.

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