Argentine M 1891 bayonet, Brass grips (ABCN904)(K 289)(JN 2-2)e

€ 225,00
AR44 MINT R2
Argentina
AR44C
AR44A
AR44D
AR44E
AR44F
AR44G
AR44H

Argentine Mauser M 1891 Kal.7.65 rifle. Serial number: B 2939 Matching! on ricasso. Very good long bright finished fullered blade. Crisp German maker's name WEYERSBERG KIRSCHBAUM & Co SOLINGEN in three lines on ricasso. Argentine crest filed. Serial number on reverse side. Star over A on blade spine. Excellent bright pommel with T-slot and RA in cartouche marking. Crossguard with guillon and muzzle ring MRD 15.5 mm. Crossguard with R , PX and a Cx marking facing the blade. Excellent brass grips secured to the blade tang by 2 brass rivets. Blade tang is marked: OB and 44. 
Excellent early type blued steel scabbard with no dents. Throat retaining screw in the centerScabbard body is DX marked. Scabbard throat is marked E. Ball final is RA in an oval marked.

Minty example. Between 1891 and 1893, only 40.000 M 1891 bayonets with brass grips were produced. Production of the 1891 bayonets continued with alloy grips in 1893.
After the bayonets became obsolete and stock was sold to other South American countries, the Argentine crest was filed out of a great many M 1891 bayonets, both of the brass and alloy gripped models.