This is an original M1924 Mauser Rifle Bayonet for the Republic of Columbia. The bayonet was manufactured in Belgium All metal has been cleaned and polished in the white. The bayonets are seldom found in collectible condition as they were subjected to a humid climate and hard use.The 11 5/8 inch blade is in good condition with slight pitting on the point and some denting on the spine. The pommel is in good conditon with slight pitting The bayonet catch mechanism works properly. The crossguard is in good condition marked with the letters R de C for Republic of Columbia and the serial number 34-752. Both wood grips held by two rivets and washers are in worn-poor to fair condition with many dents and grooves from use and the humid climate. T is no scabbard with this bayonet. Please see all the photos for condition and bid accordingly. This is not a pristine condition bayonet and is considered only a representative example of this type of bayonet, It still makes a good display. I absolutely do not accept bids from or ship to Asia, China, Italy, Japan or Spain due to customs and postal problems. Bidders from foreign countries must pay for the item using PAYPAL or International Money Orders. No exceptions. Customs forms will always list the item as a bayonet and at the price purchased. Please do not ask for an exception to this condition and do not bid if your country will not allow importation of this item. Insurance is required and is the responsibility of the buyer. Seller will not be held responsible for damage or loss in the postal system or confiscation by customs. No Reserve on this bayonet. Let the bidding begin.