Turkish M 1890 shortened bayonet, (ABCN361-3)(K807)((JN191-3)

€ 95,00
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Turkish Mauser M 1890-93. s#. 12526 on crossguard. Excellent bright finished shortened fullered blade with moon en star markings on blade spine. Bright finished pommel with T-slot is marked AS.AF (= ASKARI FABRIKA = Military Factory) and another inspection mark on the top. Bright finished crossguard with muzzle ring MRD 15,5 mm. and forward swept quillon is marked with a star and another inspection mark. Excellent wooden grips secured with two rivets to the blade tang.
Very nice blued scabbard with round frog stud shows several minor dents.

The Turkish M 1887 and 1890 were produced by German - Solinger companies. They were used in WWI and many were shortened after the Great War. AS.FA indicates reusing of the bayonet after 1935