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Old 09-08-2020, 07:34 AM
Tester19 Tester19 is offline
 
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Originally Posted by Jakeroub View Post
I seem to remember someone saying that they or their father was involved with cutting down bayonets to 10, and as a part of that process stamped numbers into the hand guard. Wish I could remember more details so I could find the post.
The cut-downs were stamped with letters (company I.D.) to indicate which contractor did the modification work. Not sure about any stamped numbers associated with the rework. The Greeks definitely stamped numbers on the handguards of many of their bayonets.

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