English M 1907 bayonet by WILKINSON with R.A.F. unit marking (ABCN1027)(K318)(JN57-3)

€ 225,00
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England
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British Lee Enfield (SMLE) No.7 rifle. Second pattern. Excellent bright finished blade. Ricasso marked with makers name WILKINSON  dated  4 '18Crown 1907.(faint)  Clear British inspection marks on reverse side of ricasso. Excellent walnut grips. Bright polished pommel and crossguard (not chromed)with muzzle ring MRD 16.5 mm. Oil hole in pommel. Pommel is very crisp unit marked in 4 rows: B 253, R.A.F. , 1E, 0398. Excellent black leather MKII scabbard. Bright finished top mount with ENFIELD inspecton marking.  All stitches intact and no dents to the bright finished metal fitting. Top mount with almond style frog stud and three rivets. It comes with an excellent blue khaky M 37 frog with an illigeble serial number on the reverse side.
The Royal Air Force, the R.A.F., was founded on the first of May 1918. This bayonet is also marked May 1918 (faint)
Very nice set.