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Old 03-25-2020, 12:58 PM
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Default 1917 & trench gun bayonets.

WRA & Remington with a few Vietnam thrown in.
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Old 03-25-2020, 01:10 PM
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Great Collection!!! I would guess the bayonets with the button release, black grips are for the shot gun?

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Old 03-25-2020, 01:24 PM
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All for the trench gun. Black grips were Vietnam era. Rest were made for 1917 model bolt action, but work on trench guns also.
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Old 03-25-2020, 02:15 PM
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Nice.
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Old 03-25-2020, 05:21 PM
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Nice collection! I think I see three Vietnam era bayos. If Gen Cut (General Cutlery), do any have a rough fuller? I have one such item and I've seen another on-line. One would think that the roughness is due to corrosion, but the rest of the blade is near pristine, unsharpened with factory finishing marks. Perhaps my fuller is as-forged and not finished for some reason? Any ideas? TIA!
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Old 03-25-2020, 05:38 PM
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Wow!! Nice blades!!
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Old 03-26-2020, 01:45 AM
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Nice collection! I think I see three Vietnam era bayos. If Gen Cut (General Cutlery), do any have a rough fuller? I have one such item and I've seen another on-line. One would think that the roughness is due to corrosion, but the rest of the blade is near pristine, unsharpened with factory finishing marks. Perhaps my fuller is as-forged and not finished for some reason? Any ideas? TIA!
Gen cut were left with rough finish.
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Old 03-26-2020, 12:40 PM
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The two grooves cut into the wooden handles started with the British Pattern 14 Enfield rifle. They were to distinguish that bayonet from the one they used on the SMLE.

The grooves were continued when the US 1917 Enfield was produced because they were the same bayonet as for the P 14, and they could also be differentiated from the US model 1905 bayonet.
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Old 03-26-2020, 09:23 PM
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Nice collection.....hopefully I can find one for my P17
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Old 03-31-2020, 10:44 AM
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Sweet collection.
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