RARE WW11 OL 1943 GARAND BAYONET/SCABBARD KNIFE
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RARE WW11 OL 1943 GARAND BAYONET/SCABBARD KNIFEThis is an ORIGINAL WWII US M1 BAYONET made by Oneida Limited. It comes with its ORIGINAL SCABBARD. Only approximately 20,000 of these were made when the other manufacturers made between 450,000 and 1,100,000. The BAYONET is marked OL, underneath is US on either side of the flaming bomb, and underneath that is 1943. On the reverse side, the BAYONET is stamped PAL-MOD. The ORIGINAL GRIPS ARE IN VERY GOOD condition. The LOCKING MECHANISM works great. The ORIGINAL SCABBARD also has the flaming bomb with US stamped inside of the bomb.BAYONET is in VERY GOOD condition with no nicks/chips on blade. Overall LENGTH of bayonet is 14 1/4 inches. BLADE itself is 9 3/4 inches long. ORIGINAL SCABBARD is 11 1/4 inches long, in very good condition. This bayonet has been in my private collection for 40+years in a smoke free environment.