VINTAGE 1898 SPANISH AMERICAN WAR BAYONET WITH SCABBARD
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Sold Date: 03/22/2007
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Militaria & Weapons
This is a bayonet with scabbard marked "ARTILLERIA DE TOLEDO 1898" on the hilt of the blade. It appears to be an authentic Spanish bayonet from the Spanish-American War which makes it slightly over 100 years old. Overall it is complete and missing nothing. The scabbard is metal with a hook for the belt at the top, leather through the middle, and metal on the end. The scabbard metal is discolored with surface rust. The leather is very nice. The overall length is 15 inches, and the blade itself is 10 inches. The blade has some discoloration and light scratches, but no rust pits that I can see or deep gouges, etc. The lock ring behind the blade is complete, discolored and with surface rust. The bayonet has wood handle inserts, which are complete and in pretty good shape. A couple of nicks and minor dings. The end of the bayonet has a metal handle/bracket for attachment to a rifle I assume. Overall its complete, the blade itself is in pretty good shape, the rest of the metal is somewhat discolored from age and has various areas of surface rust, and the scabbard is complete with very nice leather. Will weigh about 2 lbs packed.This is a no reserve item. Thanks for taking the time to look. If you need further information or more photographs please email at your convenience. T will be a $1.00 charge for packing added to the ACTUAL shipping costs. T is no reserve on this item. If you desire insurance on your purchase, t is an extra charge. No refunds unless we have clearly misrepresented something about the item. The item must be returned to us for relisting on ebay in order for a refund to occur. If you have any questions send an email. Thanks for looking. Good luck! In regard to shipping costs. The Ebay shipping calculator is not all that accurate. Basically I charge $1.00 (for the packing materials) plus ACTUAL shipping costs for small items, and $2.00 (for the packing materials for larger items) plus ACTUAL shipping costs. On much bigger items I will state what extra costs might be involved up front. So use the Ebay calculator as a guideline at best. You will get the LOWEST shipping cost we can find.
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