Sku: 26-600851 8 bayonet uses many No. Sterling went bankrupt in 1988. Free shipping. The paper wrapper is waxed on the inside, but is not brightly-colored like the previous example. By way of illustration, below are the markings on 2 British bayonets in my 5 bayonet parts in its construction. by a number. Australia used a slight variation, designated L1A2, which has the protruding press stud. The scabbard is the early No. Sterling briefly produced a variant with riveted plastic grips, but found them unsatisfactory. Sanderson, Enfield inspection marks, bending proof The L1A4 differs from the L1A1, L1A2, and L1A3, by having the pommel secured to the tang by rivets. They are probably P1859 Native Infantry smooth bore musket bayonets, issued in India following the Mutiny. Elkington & Co. Ltd., Birmingham—10,768.Â. 2) Utilize the clip-point blade of the     No. Socket bayonet for use with the 5.56 mm. Regiment), The Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Pattern 1907 Bayonet over stamped 8 (1908) Wilkingson . Crowned V for queen Victoria. Regiment), The Northamptonshire Regiment (2nd Spanish Plug Bayonet. abbreviations and letters stand for. the like. The No. This example was made in 1959 at the RSAF, Enfield. repairer (D - post 1925), Birmingham Small Arms (B.S.A. 5 bayonet. monarch, but the letter "I" (for Imperator) is added to the initials. Pommel: "SMT" in diamond and Broad Arrow and "F3" viewer's mark. Department acceptance mark (discontinued in 1895, although it's been Regiment), The Royal Berkshire Regiment (2nd the original ones. The bayonet has a 8" blade with long fuller, wasted crossguard and black steel grips.12" overall length. Battalion), The King's Shropshire Light Infantry (2nd CR 46A Qty 1, BI. This example was produced by Elkington & Co. of Birmingham. Regiment), Alexandra, Princess of Wales's Own (Yorkshire NATO caliber L1A1 variant of the FN–FAL selective-fire rifle. changed to an Ashoka (four crouched lions) and the initials were changed 5 Mk. A ww1 dated 1907 British Pattern Rifle Bayonet stamped Sanderson on the top of the blade with other markings. of militaria to collect. or Best Offer +$21.00 shipping. 4 Spike Bayonet: Movie Prop Bayonets: The British No. Ricasso (R. Side): Crown over "??" are listed in the following table and illustrated in the following Corps), The Royal Army Medical Corps (Army Medical (the style of which changed over time) above the initials of the reigning 4 spike bayonet     (that nobody liked); World War II Great Britain stamped Battalion), The Seaforth Highlanders (Ross-shire Buffs, The The No. Ricasso marked and (year) De 1856.The reverse side marked R.P. Although capable of mounting to the No. 4 Mk. 350,000 were produced by the time production ceased in 1994. An advantage to … 9 Bayonet: Socket Bayonets: Cadet and Boy's Rifle Bayonets: Submachine Gun Bayonets: The Czech VZ–58 Bayonet: U.S. M4 Through M7 Series Knife Bayonets Battalion), The Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South inspection mark, 5th Military District (Western Elkington & Co. Ltd., Birmingham —20,000; or Best Offer +$13.00 shipping. 4 Mk. Blade is 10 ¼” long. Battalion), Princess Charlotte of Wales's (Royal Berkshire Many private-purchase F-S knives saw service during the recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The SA80 rifles borrowed much of their mechanical design from the Armalite AR–18, which the Irish Republican Army had used very effectively against UK forces. Being able to read and interpret these markings enables the Lancashire Regiment), The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light This example appears to have actually been used in some sort of military or police force, as evidenced by the rack numbers pressed into the wood grips. Royal Ordnance Factory, Newport —100,000. caliber STEN Mk. Part knife bayonet and part socket bayonet, the No. Later examples used the L1 Series blade and riveted sheet steel grips, with rivet spacing identical to the L1 Series bayonets. Sterling (Patchett) machine carbine and at Rifle Factory Ishapore in India.    Ishapore bayonets were made in small quantity.  More recently, a large quantity of RFI-marked reproductions has surfaced.  The vast majority of RFI-marked No. & J. Sippel Ltd. produced the sheet steel parts. Scabbards Regiment), The Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), The King's Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry), The Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light SM.54A Qty 20. They can be useful dating evidence for some of the shorter-lived rulers. lifted from British Enfield Rifles, Volume 1, SMLE (No. 7 Mk. Dept. Indian-produced bayonets (since I don't own any), but it does apply to M = Militia The blade has a serrated edge and wire-cutter feature. WWI U.S. 1907 PATTERN REMINGTON BAYONET DATED 1913 ... ** NEW ** WWII German Mauser K98 bayonet with matching ... NOW £195.00. The following tables and diagrams illustrate the more common A - The British Pattern 1913 Sword Bayonet made under contract by both Winchester and Remington, would have come with a standard British Pattern 1907 Scabbard as used with the Pattern 1907 Bayonet. possibly elsewhere). Artillery, British Columbia Provisional Regiment of Garrison Decorated leather ammunition pouch. The L2A1 scabbard has a plastic body that incorporates a wire-cutter, fold-out saw blade, and sharpening stone. Wilkinson marked their No. Loved for its reliability, the Sterling first entered British service in 1944 (as the Patchett machine carbine) and served British forces until 1994. Although not a bayonet, the Fairbairn-Sykes combat knife is one of the most recognizable British edged weapons. 5 Mk. The prime reference is 'List of Changes in British War Material', the monthly issues re-printed in 5 vols., 1860-1926. 1) Rifles Mk This example was made by the Wilkinson Sword Co. Ltd., 53 Pall Mall, London. By the early years of the 20th century, experience had shown that the days of long rifles were effectively over and something shorter and ‘handier’ than the ‘Long Lee’ was needed. Leinster Regiment. "S.M." The corresponding initials under ), Small Heath; Sterling bayonets are marked on the blade with “Sterling” inside a rectangle. I/L came to prove the old adage that a camel is a horse, as designed by committee. Regiment), Prince Albert's (Somerset Light Infantry), The Prince of Wales's Own (West Yorkshire I bayonet was fabricated out of sheet steel and utilized a rod-style blade copied from the No. Guards), The Coldstream Guards (The Coldstream Some regiments have the same number 5 Mk. It looks like there is writing on the guard - is that true? I in 1944 through the L1A4 in the 1980s. British WWI M1907 Bayonet, Wilkinson 3-16, Parade Finish Price: $125.00 Item #49198. Get the best deals for 303 british bayonet at eBay.com. "9600257" is the NATO stores number for the L1A3 bayonet. For WW2 production, 'British Small Arms of World War 2' lists makers and codes on small arms, edged weapons, MGs. Late L1A3 bayonets also introduced a simplified crosspiece, lacking the "waist" found on earlier examples. Viners Ltd., Sheffield—42,000; 7 Mk. £150.00. Ricasso: "No. (2nd Battalion), The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) (2nd We have a great online selection at the lowest prices with Fast & Free shipping on many items! Early examples have the grip secured by a single screw and a press stud without the screw slot.  These early examples are very scarce today. $135.00. This is a late Second World War British government issue example, as evidenced by the Broad Arrow ownership mark. (but not always) in the following format: decodes to the 3rd Company, 3rd Middlesex Rifle Volunteers. Knife bayonet for use on the 7.62 mm. Battalion), The Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire BRITISH P1879 SAWBACK SWORD BAYONET FOR .577-450 MARTINI HENRY RIFLE. Infantry (2nd Battalion), The Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex undoubtedly British & Commonwealth Bayonets, by Skennerton NATO caliber SA80 family of assault rifles. This is an early example that used the No. Originals are scarce. It's essential features included a dagger type blade, sharpened on both sides, and big brass rivets holding the wooden grips to the blade. Bayonet Government ownership marking, later version of E.I.G. 316,122 No. Battalion), The Gloucestershire Regiment (2nd Our British 1907 SMLE No.1 MKIII Bayonet & Sheath is a reproduction SMLE No. It was perceived that the fuller extending almost to the crosspiece weakened the blade. Canadians) (2nd Battalion) (Bombay Infantry), 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Battalion The Rifle Brigade Pommel:  "M–78" and broad arrow proofmark. Click here to read my article on Bayonets for the Short, Magazine, Lee-Enfield Rifles. following form: decodes to the 42nd bayonet of the 3rd Company 1st Battalion of the Hello fellow bayonet collectors. Battalion), The East Lancashire Regiment (2nd rifles and so the information is provided here for the sake of The "H" inside a diamond is the Hopkinson Ltd. Maker's mark. Blade length is 43 cm`s Total length 56 cm`s , width of blade 2.7 cm`s. The placement of these markings is indicated in the following table. The names of the various parts of the bayonets and associated scabbards The history of the British bayonet goes back to the 17th century, and Watch; WWI era REMINGTON Model 1913 Bayonet w/ Leather Scabbard Sheath 9-16 Frog. This example was assembled by the firm Grundy Ltd. of Teddington. I rifle. Pre-Owned. collection, and my (probably partially incorrect) decoding of them: Royal Arms Factory, Enfield; maker or The bayonet is a one-piece forging. "South". Battalion), The Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire following table. 8 bayonets were made at Royal Ordnance Factory, Poole in 1946 for use in rifle trials. Y = Yeomanry In the mid-1960s, the L1A3 blade fuller was shortened, creating a very long ricasso. ), pommel, on the side away from the body (Bombay Light Infantry), The Royal Sussex Regiment (2nd Battalion) Note: World War II codes consisted of a letter ("N", "M", or "S") followed 5 blade and wood grips secured by screws. In I bayonets were produced by the end of 1945. Wartime production was carried out by four manufacturers:Â, Wilkinson Sword Co, London—188,354; Mass production was carried out by four manufacturers from 1945–1948: Birmingham Small Arms, Ltd. —25,000; 5 scabbard is interesting in having the "broad arrow" mark on the frog stud and in having a squarish finial that is separate from the scabbard body. Pattern Date - many late 19thCentury/20thCentury bayonets have a pattern date below the Royal Cypher which is the official date on which the pattern was sealed. British Bayonets and British Scabbards for Military Rifles and Muskets for sale. While the etched Sterling windowpane blade marking is found on many examples, some earlier examples like this predate its adoption. Regiment of Foot Guards), The Scot Guards (The Scots Fusilier Closely patterned on the No. 5 Mk. I bayonet, these bayonets were commercially produced for Sterling by Hopkinson Ltd. Battalion) (The Madras Light Infantry), The Durham Light Infantry (2nd Battalion) Pre-1881 numbers are difficult to piece. Canadians), The Royal Munster Fusiliers (Royal Bengal communications. Pommel (Left): "R" inside a square Pommel (Right): "C" inside a square. Battalion), The Prince of Wales's Volunteers (South British Military Bayonets from 1700 to 1945 , by R.J. Wilkinson (The Prince Consort's Own), The Royal Army Service Corps (Land Transport To properly decode the regimental markings one needs to know what the This example is unissued, sealed in PX15 hard wax coating. Reign Mark or Royal Cypher - many British weapons posses a reign mark of the ruling monarch consisting of a Crown over a letter. The regimental markings are normally (but not always) expressed in the B.S.A. Royal Small Arms Factory (R.S.A.F.) It has seen considerable service, during which the point was damaged and the blade repointed, with loss of a little of the blade's original length. German Imperial Era, Private Purchase Bayonet Knot, 5th Company Price: $145.00 Item #50070. I and Mk III, by Charles R. Stratton (ISBN 1-882391-16-0, published The L1A3 introduced the recessed press stud, whereas, the L1A1 had a protruding press stud. Qty 1. Latham, 1967, Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) LTD., 178-202 Great Portland Fusiliers), Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish Fusiliers) e.g. A very small quantity of Canadian Ross MkI bayonets were sold to the British during 1916. Get the best deals on martini henry bayonet when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. No. Co. ownership marking, Quartered Heart, Various Indian script letters for issue marks The L1A4 also used the simplified crosspiece. I have included enough pictures to get us started and will add another image … The obverse of the Ricasso is marked MA / 1907 6 42 and the reverse Ricasso has an Arrow X MA The cross... $175.00 Pattern 1907 and Owen bayonets, British Columbia Brigade fo Garrison The large forward projection on the stamped spring steel catch serves as a fingerguard, so the bayonet can also be used as a hand weapon. also consists of a stylized crown above the initials of the reigning This preservation method was used only briefly, during the 1980s, but proved too costly. reported on examples dated 1897 as well), Enfield Battalion), The Royal Irish Rifles (2nd Battalion Royal mark. This is a later example that uses the L1A1 blade and riveted sheet steel grips, with the wider rivet spacing identical to the L1 Series bayonets. Only Wilkinson marked their F-S knives, however, many other firms produced them unmarked like this example. The blade is offset to allow the hilt to encircle the rifle's muzzle. The A1 version originally had a protruding press stud, these were later modified with a flush stud like the L1A3. CR 46A Free shipping on many items ... *RARE* Vintage MOLE British WWI Sword Bayonet w/ Multiple Markings *MUST SEE* $1,249.98. The initials, monarch, and dates of reign are indicated in the Forces, or Royal Australian Air Force (not certain), Early 5, without the thick brass throatpiece found on post-war scabbards. The information on British Regimental markings is extracted from 75,280 bayonets were believed produced during 1943–1944, 55,800 by Grundy Ltd. and 19,480 by N.J. Edmonds Ltd. Nearly all of the bayonets were believed scrapped, making period examples like this one quite rare today. 1) Replace the No. Spikes marked with the lowercase ”L” are believed to be made by Laspee Engineering Co. of Isleworth. (The cyphers on weapons produced in India are somewhat different. The table below does not contain all the codes, but Battalion), The Highland Light Infantry (2nd Box 1027, Tustin, CA 92781 USA). 5 Mk. This example was made by the Wilkinson Sword Co. Ltd., 53 Pall Mall, London. Derbyshire Regiment), The Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry (2nd I bayonet (that     everybody liked); and, Wood handles held by two screws with about 80% blued finish remaining. Sterling L2 submachine gun manufactured by Sterling Armaments Co. for export. The "H" and "C" cast into the pommel signify manufacture by Hopkinson and that the pommel is a casting (rather than a forging). Socket bayonet for use with the 9 mm. III bayonet, the STEN Mk. 5 Mk. The hilt and crosspiece are finished in black paint, except for the press stud which is parkerized. were East Devons; post-1881 20th Foot are Lancashire Fusiliers. Ulster Rifles), Princess Victoria's (Royal Irish British Lee-Enfield No4 Mk2 knife bayonet, scabbard and frog Dated 1949 P (RSAF Poole) £95.00. Like the No. Today, their old Sipelia Works factory is a homeless shelter. regimental abbreviations as of 1881. Elkington & Co. are one of the most important names in English silver and certainly the most important in silver plate - they invented the electroplating process in the 1830s. pre- and post-1881 but the majority have changed, i.e., pre-1881 20th Foot This example is unissued, coated with PX4 mineral oil (grease), in a bright green waxed "primary pack" paper wrapper. The SLEM rifle was not adopted for service. Fairbairn-Sykes … "N" stands for "North", "M" for "Midlands", and "S" for Free shipping. ), The Royal Army Ordnance Corps (Army Commisariat Bayonet.No.5.Mk.1 In this type According to British socket bayonet authority Graham Priest, the “J•R” marking indicates that the bayonet was likely made in Liege, Belgium. 5 Mk. to R.F.I, for Rifle Factory Ishapore. Current military users include the British Royal Marines, Canadian Armed Forces, and special forces of several Asian countries. Overall length 15 ¼”. Street, London W.1. Ricasso: superimposed "ED" followed by "66". Box Duke of Albany), The Black Watch (The Royal Highlanders, 2nd II submachine gun. Bayonets include .303 SMLE Bayonet, Martini-Henry Bayonet, Enfield Bayonet, Snider Bayonet, Brown Bess Bayonet, Musket Bayonet, Sten Bayonet and many more antique English bayonets. The 435mm, single edged blade has a long narrow fuller and rounded spine. Books, P.O. Examples are also found with black grips. Infantry, The Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire and In his British patent filings up to 1940, Benno Sippel refers to himself as being of “German Nationality”; but his later filings read, “Stateless, formerly of German Nationality.”. The No. Rifle. Regiment) (2nd Battalion), The Duke of Edinburgh's (Wiltshire Regiment) This No. or Best Offer. Australia), Australian 1, Mk III early style Bayonet with Sheath for the British SMLE rifle. Despite all of it's ingenuity, the No. The Boer War Bayonet: To complement the newly introduced Lee-Metford rifle, the British Army adopted the Lee-Metford Pattern 1888 MK 1 bayonet right.It was retired just after the Boer War. II* socket bayonet. marked theirs with their dispersal code, "M47B". Regiment), The Worcestershire Regiment (2nd here has been gratefully pilfered. FN-49 bayonet) Brazil Republic of Brazil Brazilian Fastener Manufacturer (found on FAL Type C scabbards made by IMBEL) EBERLE Fabrica de Itajuba Força Pública Distrito Federal (Federal District Police) Crest Greek Letters Beta and Delta β Britain See Bryan Brown's Markings on British and Commonwealth Bayonets 7 Mk. The definitive work on the subject is 7 Mk. Ref: 920 - British 1876 Pattern Martini Henry Rifle Socket Bayonet and Scabbard (.303 Conversation Type) 'Enfield' and Numerous Proof Marks (.303 Conversation Type). BAYO 595 - BAYO 595 This is a British land pattern socket bayonet, circa 1801 and a similar version is shown as B49 on page 40 of Skennertons British and Commonwealth Bayonets book the blade is marked with the makers name ‘JOHN GILL’, this being the only marking on the bayonet. British S.L.R Bayonet L.1.A.3 This is a good example of a British L.1.A.3 bayonet for the British L.1.A.1, 7.62mm self loading assault rifle (S.L.R) It is stamped at the ricasso "B 59" to show it was made in Birmingham by B.S.A in 1959. Volunteer / Militia / Reserve markings are different, and are normally Product details. That combined length had always featured in the development of British military longarms. Handle and cross guard looks like the attached image of a British P-1856 Yataghan Sword Bayonet for Enfield Two Band Short Rifle, but the blade is different. I/L bayonets were produced. The Sterling L2 was widely exported, with 400,000 produced before production ceased. The bayonet has been adapted into a tribal knife but still bears traces of the British markings. The blade is in excellent condition, bright and without rust or damage. Sippel, a German firm owned by two Jewish brothers, relocated from Germany to Sheffield in 1931. Ricasso: broad arrow proofmark and superimposed "ED" followed by "59". when worn, Enfield manufacturer, Enfield inspection mark, AK Bayonets 101 (Kalashnikov AK47, AKM, and AK74) FN–FAL Bayonets: Bayonet Belt Frogs: G3 and CETME Bayonets: The British No. Right Grip: "L1A3 9600257 and superimposed "ED", Pommel (Left): broad arrow proofmark and "B". £295.00 British troops station there retained the rifled musket, superior to smooth bore. I haven't discovered ROF Newport's marking. SCARCE! Get the best deals on British WWI Bayonet when you shop the largest online selection at eBay.com. Blade is now 22 cm long. and "X" bending proof and broad arrow proofmark. manufacturing codes (much like Germany did) instead of manufacturer names BRITISH ENFIELD PATTERN 14 BAYONET - C46050 40% blue, This is a pattern 14 British Enfield with a 16.5-inch single edge blade, with a 12.5 in fuller the condition of the blade is very good. $249.99. The edge was service sharpened. 5, but has a more crudely shaped point. The pommel is also regimentally marked 18.M.R.B.11. The following table lists the main markings found on British-manufactured 5 Mk. Royal Ordnance Factory, Poole —30,000; and, The design was perfected by the Wilkinson Sword Co., who produced 1,000 bayonets in 1944. I No 4. Government ownership mark, pre-Great War, The Corps of Royal Engineers (Sappers & Miners), The Grenadier Guards (The First Regiment of on weapons parts. and numbers, Indian The iconic Fairbairn-Sykes combat knife was first adopted during the Second World War. The following list summarizes the Proceeds and commissions from these sales - in part - go towards the purchase of additional reference materials and acquisition expenses. I/L was a very innovative and complex design, with a unique swiveling pommel. A listing of British and Commonwealth bayonet markings is available on Bryan Brown’s Old Military Markings Web site. Unlike most bayonets, the wooden grip scales wrap completely around the tang. Examples of Second World War and post-War British belt frogs are on the. Mk I While the length of the rifle was being reduced, it was felt that maintaining ‘reach’ with a bayonet fitted was also important. Knife bayonet for use on the .303 caliber Lee-Enfield No. the cypher are indicated in the following table. markings found on British and Commonwealth bayonets, organized by country. 5 bayonet parts. regiment, the original regimental markings were normally lined out like Radcliffe—75,000; and, It was repacked in 1990 and was never subsequently issued. 3) Serve a dual role as a fighting     knife. The F-S has never lost its popularity with troops going in harm's way and remains in production today. 5 bayonets with the initials “W.S.C.” and/or their dispersal code “S294”.Â, Viners marked theirs with “VNS” or their dispersal code “N79”.Â, Radcliffe (about which very little is known) marked theirs with their dispersal code, “N187”.Â, Elkington marked theirs with their dispersal code, “M78”.Â. this, and the new regimental markings were stamped near Official marks were stamped onto the Pattern 1907 bayonet's ricasso. They are usually found in well worn condition, and yes, traces of British ordnance/makers markings can sometimes be found on the blade. Bayonets from Selected Countries of the World updated March 4, 2008: Help us keep this Identification Service alive. Self-Loading Experimental Model (SLEM) rifle. Fusiliers), The Royal Dublin Fusiliers (Royal Madras However, as shown below, the L1A4 was produced in the 1970s with the long fuller. Battalion), The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment (2nd I/L would mount to the. I bayonets were also commercially produced by Sterling Ltd. for sale with the 9 mm. I bayonet to use the existing No. WWI US Army 1913/1917 Remington Bayonet with British Proof Marks . 8 crosspiece has a smaller muzzle ring, positioned farther from the hilt than the No. 4 scabbard. The SA80 was adopted by the British Army in 1985 to replace the venerable L1A1 (FN–FAL). Right Grip: "L1A3 9600257 and superimposed "ED 67", Left Grip: "L1A3 9600257 and superimposed "ED 67". The No. cannot be certain that the following information applies to On British manufactured bayonets the right side included an 'X' bend-test mark, a broad arrow government acceptance mark, and one or more Royal Small Arms Factory appointed inspector's marks, on the left side was the date of the bayonet's official inspection and the maker's name and the reigning monarch's crown and royal cypher, … ROF, Poole marked theirs with a “P” inside a small circle. Those scabbards produced in the U.S.A. are identified by either a Remington ' RE ' or a Winchester ' W ' stamps on the scabbard's lockets and chapes. Some British bayonets have regimental markings stamped on the pommel (and The socket bears Grundy’s dispersal code, “S41”. Manufacturers and armorers stamped information on each bayonet about when mark, East India Sterling L2 submachine gun.Â, Socket: "B & J. S. Ltd" and "S41" and partial Broad Arrow. 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