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WW1 Mauser M1898-05 Sawback Bayonet

WW1 German Imperial mauser bayonet 1898-05 with sawback

 This model was introduced in 1898 but modified in 1905 for use with the Mauser rifle 1898/05. The sawback version was originally issued to pioneer, engineers and some infantry soldiers to cut trees and help build defences.

In the trenches during the first part od WW1 they proved useful in repairing and maintaining trenches. French and British troops were


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WW1 German Imperial mauser bayonet 1898-05 with sawback

 This model was introduced in 1898 but modified in 1905 for use with the Mauser rifle 1898/05. The sawback version was originally issued to pioneer, engineers and some infantry soldiers to cut trees and help build defences.

In the trenches during the first part od WW1 they proved useful in repairing and maintaining trenches. French and British troops were reported to be shooting any soldier caught with a sawback bayonet as they thought they caused  inhumane injuries.

So the Imperial German high command ordered all M1898-05 saw back bayonets to be ground down to remove the saw edge which meant that originals are now hard to find.

This M1898-05 Mauser bayonet comes with the early leather and brass scabbard that would have been used in 1914/15

Weight: 850 grams
Service: Army

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