Belgian M 1916 Gendarmerie bayonet ( ABCN1092-2)(K340)(JN17-4)

€ 275,00
BE73 EXC R2-3
Belgium
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Belgian made FN Mauser Carbine M 1916. No serial number. Very good altered and blued M 1882 Garde civique T-back blade. Excellent bright finnished pommel and straight crossguard with large muzzle ring. MRD 17.5 mm. C in a circle on crossguard. (= 1e Pioneer Regiment). Very good+ wooden grips secured to the blade tang by two screw bolts and washers. 
Excellent blackened scabbard with a crisp unit number on frog stud: 1. CY. 944
Rare bayonet, called a "Gendarmerie model" and used by the gendarmerie and Infantry. These were made from old Belgium M 1882 Garde Civique and Frence M 1874 Gras blades. This one is made from a Garde Civique blade and is in an Excellent condition.