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English No.4 MKI bayonet by Singer, cruciform blade and MK1 steel throat scabbard.(ABCN32)(K2)(JN60-1)

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Lee Enfield 303 No.4 MKI, PM Sten MK5. Minty blued cruciform spike blade with some brown conservation grease on it. Very crisp marking on shank; G Crown R , No.4- MK1 and makers logo; SM (Singer Manufacturing of Clydebank, Scotland) in three lines. (somewhat double stamped!) The reverse is marked 22. Slot is marked; SM over 41. Minty correct and rarer all metal MKI scabbard, marked No.4 MK I.  and a capital C on the rare first model blued steel scabbard throat.
Rare genuine model. Singer signed a contract on 9th June 1941 for only 75.000 bayonets! The very first Mk I steel scabbards were made with steel mouthpieces till March 1941 before the production changed to zinc (Mazac) mouthpieces.

Comes with a MINT P 37 variation kahky frog (AC 162) marked CA1944, a large 27 and another illegible number
Superb example! No copy!!!