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Antique Collectible Bayonets

A bayonet is a weapon resembling a short sword or a dagger, designed to be attached to the muzzle of a rifle or musket. The bayonet is believed to have been developed in Bayonne, France, about 1650.

It consisted originally of a spike or dagger equipped with a handle that fit into the muzzle of the musket. This first type, the plug bayonet, had several defects as a weapon. No shot could be fired until the bayonet was removed; if pushed in too tightly, it was difficult to remove; if not tight enough, it might fall out or remain in the body of an enemy. About 1700 the attachment was modified to fit around the barrel of the musket, allowing the gun to be fired with the bayonet in place. This type of attachment, the socket bayonet, is still in use, but the length and shape of the blade have been altered.

Bayonets

Camillus Ti Bayonet Linerlock Tactical Pocket Knife-4 1/2" closed-CM18539

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13" CS GO Tactical Fixed Blade Hunting Knife Bayonet Bowie Emerald GAMMA DOPPLER

$34.95
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lot of 4 vintage bayonet combat knife handles parts lot Swiss military

$14.99 (0 Bids)
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VZ58 Bayonet with Scabbard including Czech Military extras

$129.99 (0 Bids)
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BLACK M1 1943 OL US RIFLE BAYONET W/GREEN SHEATH Dagger Knife Hunting WWII -SA

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EAST GERMAN DDR BAYONET + SCABBARD KNIFE TYPE 2 Poly Scabbard

$49.99
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FIXED-BLADE SURVIVAL KNIFE Mtech Stonewash Blade Green Bayonet Tactical w/Kit -S

$6.06 (4 Bids)
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Period Military Blades - 1877 French & WWII Era German Bayonets

$249.99
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Egypian Hakim Bayonet - hard to find

$110.00 (0 Bids)
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USMC BAYONET/FIGHTING KNIFE

$145.00
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Military Bayonets

Miniature belgian bayonet LE PETIT BELGE wwi rare real neat mini

$125.00
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WWII German Panzer Recon Engraved Short Model Dress Bayonet W/Scabbard/Frog

$475.00
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U.S.M4 KINFOLK M1 CARBINE BAYONET WITH FLAMING BOMB & U.S M1A1 SCABBARD

$104.50 (3 Bids)
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GREEK MANLICHER BAYONET FROG

$25.00 (0 Bids)
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WWII Japanese Type 30 Bayonet

$37.50 (0 Bids)
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Lee Enfield No.4 MK1 Mark 2 .303 British WW2 Socket Bayonet with Scabbard

$40.00 (0 Bids)
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WWI English Pattern 1907 Rifle Bayonet Wilkinson Two-Toned Blade

$149.95
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WWI Middle East Fancy Arabic Rifle Bayonet 14 1/2" Long 9 3/8" Blade MAKE OFFER

$160.00
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M1871 German made Bayonet 11 1/2" Blade turned Into Fighting Knife

$20.00 (0 Bids)
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German WW2 K98 Mounted Brown Bayonet Frog, Repro

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Antique Bayonet

During World War I the U.S. Army used a bayonet resembling a short sword with a 16 inch blade. It was sharpened along the full length of one edge and on the back for about 5 inches from the point. The German army used a 15 inch sword. The French used a triangular blade about 22 inches long and the British used flat, triangular blades of various lengths. In World War II the length of the bayonets was reduced by about 8 inches, in order to decrease the load carried by soldiers and so increase their efficiency and mobility. Other types of bayonets - mauser bayonet, german bayonet and ww2 bayonet.


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