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ITALIAN 1891 PATT CARCANO BAYONET SCABBARD & FROG

1891 Pattern Mannlicher-Carcano bayonet
Single edged 12" blade,
Maker marked -"TERNI" within an oval, to one side
A small letter "n" to the other
Wooden grips secured by domed rivets
Straight numbered cross guard with muzzle ring
Contained in its brass mounted leather scabbard
Complete with correct Green leather belt frog
All metalwork shows some patina commensurate with age (This in no way detracts from the item)
Leather has slight crazing,
But is solid, strong and not torn split or damaged
Would no doubt benefit with a wax over
but this is how I obtained it and I leave as found
(For the new owner to do with as they please)
Good collectable bayonet in nice sleepy as found condition

Code: 50583Price:


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ITALIAN 1870/87/15 PATT VETTERLI CARCANO BAYONET

Good example of an Italian 1870 Vetterli Bayonet conversion
On entering WW1 Italy found it was short of arms
Many older Vetterli rifles had their barrels re sleeved
To except the standard 1891 Mannlicher Carcano round
The original Sword bayonets were over 20" long
These were shortened to bring them in line with the 1891's
This example is an early 1870 -It has a long leaf spring
(Opposed to the latter ones with a short leaf spring)
The 9.5" blade is marked "TERNI" within an oval
The numbered cross guard has had it's quillion removed
Grips are wooden ,secured by two screws
In its shortened brass mounted Black leather scabbard
With a standard 1891 Pattern Green leather frog
These bayonets although converted for WW1,
Also saw some service in the Spanish Civil War and WW2
Good collectable bayonet with age patina , a nice item

Code: 50584Price:


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TURKISH 1887 PATTERN TELEGRAPH TROOPS S/ARM

A Very Scarce item !
A Turkish 1887 Patt Mauser Bayonet
Converted into a side arm / earthing spike for telegraph troops
Standard 1887 bayonet.
With numerous Turkish / Islamic markings
To Cross guard, Pommel and Blade
Two piece wooden grips held by domed rivets
Retaining its working push stud and hooked quillion
Blade tip has become rounded off
All metal work has a dark brown patinated colouring
Commensurate with its age
The muzzle ring has had a threaded bar inserted
With two knurled brass turning connectors
(Used to connect up the wire )
No scabbard but a very rare beast !
(A Google search will find a couple of variations )

Code: 50586Price: 150.00 GBP


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FRENCH 1886 LEBEL BAYONET & SCABBARD
1st type French 1886 Lebel Bayonet
With non removable white metal (German Silver ) hilt
Retaining its original hooked quillion often removed in WW1
(Being totally discarded from 1916 onwards )
With a chequered finger push catch
And full length cruciform blade
Said to have been designed after the Franco Prussian War
With the direct intent of going through German Great Coats !
With its original tubular steel scabbard
One small dink to the scabbard (Shrapnel ??)
Some slight marking to the hilt
Otherwise in extremely good shape
Classic French Bayonet in nice collectable condition

Code: 50588Price: 90.00 GBP


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1915 DATED MK11 ROSS BAYONET & SCABBARD

1915 Dated Canadian Ross Bayonet
Hilt,Cross Guard grip screws blued
As is the blade
Makers details Patent date to one side of pommel
Issue date (7/15) Canadian acceptance stamp to the other
(Minor marking to the pommel should clean off easily)
Two piece dark wood grips,
One of which has a small chip out of it
Some very slight pitting to the cross guard
10" Single edged Blade with original profile / point
Brown Leather Scabbard with integral Frog
Scabbard body stamped MK 11 RRC
Some minor paint marks to the leather work
This could easily be removed and oiled to match the rest
Good Collectable Bayonet,In untouched condition

Code: 50589Price: 175.00 GBP


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WW1 FRENCH ADRIAN HELMET

WW1 French Infantry Adrian Helmet
As can be seen from the pictures in no way mint !
The shell has surface rusting both inside and out
The front Flaming Grenade has possibly been repainted
Its also missing a rivet from the comb .
The leather liner is original but not fitted to the body
All the attachment prongs are in place
As are the aluminium ventilation wafers / wedges
The Blue cloth liner band has had some moth in the past
But it's still firmly attached
Could be put back in if desired without any real problem
The chinstrap is also missing
Recently picked up from a French Boot Fair / Flea Market
Good as found item that can easily be improved on
With a little bit of effort
Just a wipe over the shell with oil would make it look better !

Code: 50590Price: 85.00 GBP


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WW1 FRENCH WATER BOTTLE (FLEA MARKET FIND)

French flea market pick up
WW1 Period water bottle
Good sound condition no holes or damage
With cork and stopper (Replacements)
A black nylon carry strap with old brass securing buttons
Still a nice looking display piece !

Code: 50591Price: 20.00 GBP


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FRENCH 1895 PATT HORIZON BLUE TUNIC

1895 Pattern (?) French tunic
In Horizon Blue cloth with Red cuffs and collars
9 x Half Ball buttons to the front
3 x Half Ball buttons to each cuff
6 x Half Ball buttons to the back skirts
Original Hook and Eye collar closures and collar studs
Inside is fully lined / quilted with 2 x internal pockets
Stamped inside "M.TRADNOUEZ PARIS"
(Possibly a theatre / film prop marking)
It's old has had numerous nibbles and repairs
Some better done than others !
The lining is stained and marked
But its original displays very well really looks the part
Picked up recently in France
Would make a nice addition to any collection

Code: 50592Price: 160.00 GBP


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IMPERIAL JAPANESE ARMY OFFICERS PRIVATE PURCHASE TUNIC

WW2 IJA Lightweight Officers tunic
Similar in style to the type 98 tunic but not quite the same
Made of good quality lightweight Olive Drab cotton material
With partial lining -
Arms ,shoulders and both inner sides / breast area.
(Leaving an unlined back section)
Two internal pockets and an embroidered "Kanji"
The collar has its original hook and eye throat closures
Both the collar and jacket cuffs have liner attachment studs
Jacket is single breasted,
With 5 x flat gold coloured buttons to the front
2 x button down breast pockets
With scalloped pocket flaps & 2 x flapped hip pockets
There's also medal mounts ( x2 ?) to the chest
With evidence on the collar of rank insignia being removed
A couple of small moth nips to the back
A 1.25" x 2" L shaped field repair to one lower edge
(Very well executed )
Otherwise in very god condition.
Collar insignia could easily be replaced
Make a nice addition to any WW2 Far East collection.

Code: 50593Price: 125.00 GBP


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VIETNAM WAR PERIOD US M1916 HOLSTER

Another French Boot fair find
A somewhat worn US M1916 Holster
For the M1911 & M1911A1 Pistol
Black leather body with barely visible US stamped flap cover
Rear with both belt loop and wire hanger
Makers markings
NORDAC MFG CO PART NO.7791466
(Nordac Manufacturing co. Fredericksburg Virginia)
It's scuffed and worn , has crazing to the patent finish
But has the look of a combat Veteran !
(Love to know how it got to a boot fair in rural Brittany)

Code: 50594Price: 30.00 GBP

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