English M 1954 Experimental FAL bayonet (ABCN224-2)(BCB-B318/C14)(K50)(JN27

€ 265,00
EN121 - EXC R3

FAL X8E1 Experimental FAL rifle, 7.62 mm NATO. Serial number 7191 on right pommel site. Excellent bright finished long blade with large false edge. First c. 30 mm. of the blade are blackened. Very nice wooden grips secured to the blade tang with screw bolts. Blade tang is marked with a low Experimental serial number: X2  E1 532 . Parkerised pommel and catch with small ring. Parkerised crossguard and a muzzle ring with a 2 prongs flash hider. MRD 15.5 mm. Very good blackened scabbard with no dents. Scabbard throat is crisp marked X1 E1. Comes with its rare, correct and minty green khaki frog with retaining loop made by Eickhorn.

These Belgium made bayonets were used for the Canadian, British and Australian X8E1 FAL trials in 1954.
Rare experimental bayonet!