These Sword bayonets were designed for use on the. The M1917 rifle was nearly identical to the British Pattern 1913 rifle, so was often referred to as the Enfield. This bayonet was also used with U. Army combat shotguns (trench guns), serving into the 1980s.
The M1917 bayonet was identical to the British Pattern 1913 bayonet, except for the U. The vertical grooves in the grip scales differentiated this bayonet from the British Pattern 1907 bayonet, to avoid confusion in British service. The M1917 sword bayonet was first used during WW1 by American soldiers on the Western Front, The U.
Continued to use the WW1 made M1917 bayonets for WW2 as they had large stockpiles left and continued use into the 1980s. New Trench Guns issued were still designed to be able to use the old M1917 bayonet. The M1917 bayonet design was based on the British P1907 bayonet and is identical to the British Pattern 1913 & 1907 bayonet, except for the U.
Markings and the vertical grooves in the grip scales, to differentiate this bayonet from the British Pattern to avoid confusion. This example was made by the Remington Arms Co.
The pommel, crosspiece, and ricasso are blued, the blade is parkerized. The leather scabbard is the second pattern, where the M1910 belt hanger was integral to the locket. The scabbard body was painted green. British scabbards had a frog stud.This has "GF inside an oval" stamped on the locket which identifies the maker, as the General Fireproofing Co. # The makers and inspection marks are. RICASSO: (Right): "Eagle Head, Ordnance Bomb" & "24" over "US" (Left): "1918" over "Remington" inside a circle. SCABBARD: LOCKET: "CF within an oval" General Fireproofing Co.
If this is not for you I also have other unusual Bayonets and Militaria Finds in my shop. Please go to my store to see the full range. This item is an Antique Circa 1918 P17 Bayonet, it is used, and in good condition for its age and use in warfare. Both the wood grips are in good condition with a couple of minor cracks and indent marks consistent with use and fit tightly to the tang, the release/lock button is in working order. The blade has a worn blued finish with some scattered staining but it has no rust or pitting.
The edge has been lightly sharpened. The remaining metal on the cross-guards and pommel has a worn blued finish with some wear, stain and marks.The scabbard has a green paint finish that is showing little scuff marks and fits tightly together with the bayonet. The leather is supple with all the stitching tight and intact. The metal mounts have a green painted finish, that is showing some chips to the paint with normal wear and some scuff, with a light dent on the locket. Photos do not show the actual size so please make sure you read the description page to get the exact measurements. Colours may display differently depending on your computer and settings.
The item in the photos is the one that you will receive. The lead photo has had the background removed with Photoshop, but all the original untouched photos are included in the listing. Any errors will be accidental and not intentional or purposely misleading.
The item is measured in both centimetres and inches that are rounded to the nearest quarter inch. LENGTH 54.8 cm / 21.5. WIDTH: 7.8 cm / 3 (at the crosspiece).
DEPTH: 2.4 cm / 1 at the pommel including lock button. BLADE: 42.7 cm / 16.75 Length (not including handle). SCABBARD: 45.7 cm / 17.75 Length.
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Again please contact me if you are unhappy in any way and I will do my very best to fix the problem whatever it may be. Txzj pxzj371 txzj-11 txzj32 txzj115. The item "Rare Miss-stamped 1918 US P1917 P17 Remington Bayonet 2nd Pattern Scabbard" is in sale since Tuesday, May 4, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectables\Militaria\1939 - 1945 (WWII)". The seller is "knightsgold" and is located in Hervey Bay, Queensland.This item can be shipped worldwide.