Results 1 to 7 of 7 Need help with German Bayonet markings/stamps . Kreigsmarine marked 84/98. This example was made in 1867 by the French State Arsenal, Manufacture d'Armes Tulle, using a blade made by the firm of Gustave Felix in Germany. Very few of these were made. The bayonet was designed as a close combat sidearm that could be placed on the tip of a K98. No markings can be seen. For ease I have split the markings types into: Weimar - WuK only . Other than the blade maker mark I see no other markings on the bayonet. Register Log In German Daggers Forums The BCN Bayonet Forum K98 - 10 Rare Bayonet Makers Please: Forums Active Threads Forum Help: Previous Thread: Next Thread : Print Thread: K98 - 10 Rare Bayonet Makers Please #283222 05/28/13 04:01 AM 05/28/13 04:01 AM: Joined: Jul 2010 Posts: 14. The 1885 The K98 bayonet was a standard issue item and was accompanied by a bayonet frog to be worn on the reverse left side of the load carrying waist belt. The K98 bayonet was officially named Seitengewehr 84/98 or SG 84/98. No part of this information may be extracted, reproduced, or reprinted without the express written permission of either John Jacobi or Roger Adkins of the BCN. Some of these bayonets are post WWII reworks etc. Slant they also have a Yataghan sword bayonet for use on the 11 mm. h098275 nco/officer's "engraved" dress bayonet. Makers marks on Nazi period 84/98 bayonets (K98). In the mid 1970's a series of etched 84/98's were produced in the UK, featuring highly elaborate but totally erroneous etched designs for seemingly highly desired SS units. Please note the change when looking at the rarity by serial number extensions. 04-12 … Code Maker observed dates. The blade retains most of its original blued finish. Danish M1854 Socket Bayonet, Kyhl Spring Catch Price: $125.00 Item #52571. The bayonet was designed as a close combat sidearm that could be placed on the tip of a K98. I have recently come into possession of both German and British World War I era bayonets. there is a total lack of acceptance marks etc. Manufacturer Code S245G Marked. omc 40. *It is speculated that because these bayonets are so widely sought by collectors that they appear in disproportionate numbers in the collections of our sources and their rarity is skewed. Article about: Hey guys I have a bayonet and wanted some info on markings etc. Only a lightly stamped WaA is present on the pommel WaA 5xx. Choosing a sheath for your German bayonet. There are several overlaps where one companies continued to use the older coding after others had started using the new ones. Markings are 5.R.R.8.242. The “K” in K98 stands for Karabiner which is the German word for Carbine or shortened rifle. Original Unit marks are scored out on scabbard, WUK made bayonets. Matching Horster 1939 marks and unit markings N10205k. The vast majority of the manufacturers of model 84/98 III were German, former forges in Solingen. It can be found with and without a muzzle ring. German K98 Bayonet By Jetter Und Scherrer A Circa 1935 K98 Bayonet With Good Quality Bluing. On the back. Haenel in 1916. hilt. Click to open image! 2nd pattern bayonet has a flash guard on the top of the hilt, and has lost the hump on the hilt. This is a WW2, German M84/98 2nd pattern matching numbers K98 bayonet by Bere & Company, Solingen-Ohligs E.u.V.Horster. I have added a table of manufacturers codes and dates used, this is slightly different in style than many others you will find as I have added all the info I can find or any single maker into a table covering the entire period 34 to 45, this will allow code and name changes to a single maker to be followed through the entire time frame. I made this video to try to help you identify your German K98k bayonet. There are numerous types and variations of these bayonets. Further research is needed to determine if that is true. I have assumed that blade is 44 and uses a 43 stamp with the 3 removed, 42 cvl marked WWII model with frog (WKC made), jwh 42 marked 84/98, shows French manufacture, 84/98 CLC44 very crudely made compared to normal/earlier manufacture, with very evident grinding marks on the blade and no blueing (R. Herder), CLC44 with clearly visible grinding marks, By 1944 press studs were not being inspector stamped so this is probably a reused item. The K98 bayonet is a version of the standard bayonet, designed to be mounted on or under a rifle barrel. Scabbard is not a standard 84/98 as it has rivets on both sides and not a single one on the side. GERMANY: K98 PARADE BAYONET with scabbard and frog. Sneak bayonet made to circumvent the Versailles treaty restrictions on Hi! 84/98 aA mS, a converted 71/84, there is as far as I can Middle - Makers Names. Matching 1943 fze, still ahs all of the original grinding marks, Elite Diament made 84/98 with "i" ricasso mark, CAN made scabbard with CAN mark on reverse face, this and the serial would indicate that this s originally issued with a fnj made bayonet, P Weyersberg commercial made for the Reich Post, from the serial and the manufacture quality this is a late war production. I have been looking at some information and gathered that it is a German M1898/05 butcher blade bayonet from 1916. All pictures are of bayonets in my collection, I shall be redoing many of these to more clearly show the makers name with a more consistent quality. h043281 nco/officer's etched dress bayonet. Two methods were used to determine the distribution of production, 1) actual serial number submissions from collectors, and 2) serial number extensions based on the serial numbers found in those submissions. if you dismantle one, its similarity to the scabbard number is coincidental as it is a standard 84/98 by J Sch in 1939 with normal serial on it. So called sneak bayonet, made to by pass allied rulings on arms manufacture, ostensibly for export use, may were used by Germany. Scabbard marked One of the rarer maker mark/date combinations, originally "agv" at the start of 1944 Berg & Co changed to "pyy" part way through the year. weapons manufacture. Shopping Cart: Items: 0 | £0.00. 417 likes. The blade is stamped cof44 indicating the year of construction (1944) ... Read and See More. The 84/98 or K98 was the standard bayonet of the German army after WWI until the end of WWII. The blade on this one rates Exc. Please contact him direct if you can provide information on markings adn serials on your KN marked blades. guard to not catch the flags. Second pattern 84/98 with hilt replaced with two sections of leather screwed together. Late - 1-3 letter coded. View Cart . Mass production started in 1936. The spring-loaded pommel- button worked normally, but the track for the bayonet lug was under-dimensioned and often filled in with cloth of fitting colour. Many of the original German K98s are still in circulation, complete with their original matching scabbards and frogs. Again you will find these in both saw backed and non sawback version as well as the versions with the sawback removed. The blade was apparently taken from the saddle bags of a BMW motorcycle sidecar combo left in a French barn since WWII, There are no markings on the blade or other exposed area of the blade. For rifles - These WWII German bayonets don't have typical handles, just a long blade attached to mounting hardware. Swords; Bayonets; Knives; Daggers; Military Knives; Militaria; Badges/insignia; Misc. These bayonets had often rifle mortises but could not be fitted to rifles like K98. M/71 ... Scabbard and blade need cleaning up. Single Etched dress knife -  PIONEER pattern, similar to the 84/98 in style, Etching on blade is commemoration of the owners time in service, the wear on the blade and scabbard shows this blade was carried and not just a drawer item, Puma maker is rarer maker for these types of blades. distinctive tang arrangement unlike any other manufacturer of the type, Interesting 1920 dated 84/98 not only does it have unit Rare. My collection is to try to gain one of each of what i consider the main variations, plus the two WWII … Early - S coded. Click to open image! markings but it is WuK made so actually dates from early 30's. You can order BAYONET BELT FROGS from BCN member Anthony Carter. the It is nicely maker marked! Early versions had grips of wood, while later version mostly had bakelite brown/red grips. The following is a summary of the main variations that can be found, it does not cover all of the  different makers marks nor dates, although you will find serious WWII collectors of the type who try for complete sets of makers and dates. Reason for hilt conversion unknown but would not make a usable knife in this condition as the new handle is not solid to blade. Click to open image! The K98 bayonet is a very sought-after bayonet like all other WW2 German bayonets.The real name of the K98 bayonet is the SS84/98 III bayonet but it is often called "K98 bayonet" because this SS84/98 III bayonet was given to German soldiers with their K98 carbine (K meaning Karabiner in German).This bayonet has been mass-produced by the German army before and during WW2. both Carter's and Roy's books on Imperial German bayonets. These are not commonly found blades. The Karabiner 98 kurz (German: [kaʁaˈbiːnɐ ˌʔaxtʔʊntˈnɔʏntsɪç ˈkʊɐ̯ts]; " carbine 98 short"), often abbreviated Kar98k or K98k and often incorrectly referred to as a "K98" (which was a Polish carbine), is a bolt-action rifle chambered for the 7.92×57mm Mauser cartridge that was adopted on 21 June 1935 as the standard service rifle by the German Wehrmacht. We recommend getting the book BAYONET BELT FROGS, by Anthony Carter. WWII GERMAN 98K BAYONET WITH FROG The Karabiner 98 Kurz (often abbreviated Kar98k, K98, or K98k) was a bolt-action rifle adopted as the standard infantry rifle in 1935 by the German Wehrmacht, and was one of the final developments in the long line of Mauser military rifles. A selection of bayonets from early Victorian bayonets up to modern times from a bayonet for a Martini-Henry SMLE ring socket bar over barrel or a. FS Militaria. bayonets which would have had an external leaf spring not the later internal 1944 Manufacturers of German Bayonets and their Rarity. The German K98 bayonets marking ssytem was very complicated. Unmarked 84/98 with all parts chromed. Late in 1944 some makers went over to riveted grips from the normal nuts and bolts, Very late you can find Phosphate finished blades, these are very hard to come by, S/173 1937 (alex coppel) near mint condition but missing scabbard. This has a good finish and I will assume it is the earlier model. I have been told that this also fits on the M1874 Gras, although this example will not mount to the Gras in my collection.. German 84/98 Mod III modified to fit US M1 Garand post WWII. made by Alex Coppel, Solingen. c)  1939 to 1945 the blades were marked with a 3 letter code for the maker (the exception is Elite Diamant that used a single letter i. The total length of the K98 bayonet was 38,7 cm in contrary to the 50.2 cm long G98 bayonet. German WWII K98 Movie Prop Metal Bayonet and Scabbard Price: $45.00 Item #51759. The scabbard has no marks to the obverse and the Reverse I can not see due to the frog. The K98 bayonet was officially named Seitengewehr 84/98 or SG 84/98. Excellent blade with no sharpening. Bayonets Post 1900. May also be found with a muzzle ring, S/244.36 marked 84/98 - S/244 is the code for Mundlos, Variation on blade stamping with underlined CRS marking. Home; About Us; Contact Us; Delivery; Links; Fairs; categories. a)  1934 to 1940 the blades had a mark S/XXX, where the XXX was a 3 digit code for the maker. Several exceptions exist, but one of note is the case of maker ab who has a relatively high production as compared to pieces found in collections. coil spring. conversion to these 84/98's. Herder Sohne, Solingen 41-44, fnj Alexander Coppel Gmbh, Solingen 41-44, jwh Staatliche Waffenfabrik, Chatellerault, France 41-44. Here's a desirable one, I love these last ditch bayonets with the rough finishes! includes various frogs including rubber an AK variations, Distinctive hump backed grips, also seen on the Rumanian 1893/1904, marks on frog. The total length of the K98 bayonet was 38,7 cm in contrary to the 50.2 cm long G98 bayonet. or visit his website here. Blade has typical 44 rough manufacture, , Some K98 bayonets are part … Numbers in parentheses are rarities from table one as a comparison to table two. £95 No markings. Click to open image! h025081 k98 combat bayonet with tropical frog "josua corts ". Click to open image! B. used by this manufacturer and one other unknown one. Non Matching Scabbard With Dent. US Pre WWI, M1905 Bayonet, SA 1906 Blade, 1st Model Scabbard RIA 1908 Price: … The list of known frog manufacturers is too numerous. German WWII bayonets usually come with one of two main types of scabbards for housing the blades when soldiers weren't using them. After WWI some of the early blades were used by the Turks, and after WWI the Czechs and the Yugoslavians both reworked examples for sale and/or use by their own troops. Abr. Also serial number stamping seems very strange. There are no markings on the scabbard. Listed below are the codes of the combat bayonet manufacturers in Germany in 1944. At different intervals, this table will be updated to provide the reader an accurate and up to date information. I have tried my best to track the changes and when double codes were used in a single year using info from the BCN site and the very good  site on the 84/98 by pyy44 if you have any corrections or additions I would be pleased to receive them, For other interesting 84/98 pieces click here, Price £149. agv Berg & Co., Solingen-Ohligs 41-44. asw E&F Horster, Solingen 40-44. bym Genossenshaft Mach, Ferlach-Karnten, Austria 41-44 The blade was also more straight and the hand guard was omitted. One might speculate that ab's production was distributed to German soldiers and not in warehouses at the end of the war. As the war progressed the quality of the bayonets gradually S84/98 aA mS converted from an 1888 71/84 bayonet by the addition of a new True Antiques. The K98 bayonet remained the standard issue bayonet through-out the war with minor manufacturing variations. The purpose of the next table is to illustrate the various manufacturers that were producing bayonets at the end of the war, their codes, production, and rarity. WW2 German K98 Bayonet In totally original condition with the blade retaining 80% of it's original bluing. The blade is stamped with their wartime code of S/242G denoting their manufacture. Herder und Sohn, Solingen, fnj- Alexander Coppel GmbH (aka Alcoso), Solingen, i-Elite Diamantwerk, Siegmar-Schonau bei Chemnitz, jwh- Manufacture Nationale (Staatliche Waffenfabrik) Chatellerault, France. It is also though that these were actually made for the use by the growing German army under the Nazi party. In the mid 80's another batch was made using less high quality starting stock, and I've heard that new made ones are now coming out of eastern Europe. Close up of ricasso markings, also showing replaced grips and frog stud - any ideas as to what the button is? Listed below are the codes of the combat bayonet manufacturers in Germany in 1944. These are often sold at very high prices as vet bring backs etc. Also markings of (not shown in the images) W79, and Erfurt. spine date and the twin makers mark show this is one of the original trials Several other nations used the blades, although many are not distinguishable by any distinctive markings, and it may only be frog variations that will indicate their use. Manufacturers of the K98 bayonet. etched blades are more normally found on the KS98 dress bayonets and not normal wehrmacht issued blades. This means that the standard KM marking was in the form of "N.xxxxx letter" or "O.xxxxx letter". b)  1937 to 1941, the blades were marked with the makers name. The information above was compiled by John Jacobi of the Bayonet Collector's Network (BCN) and that information was tabulated by Roger Adkins. The new 168-page hardback edition includes the now out of print Parts I and II, plus a new Part III, with 589 belt frogs illustrated, and much new information, including an index to German manufacturers. Rissaco marked 1943/ASW, the reverse is marked 2860 W. Blade shows some minor pitting and light rust. French M1866 Chassepot needle-fire rifle. Blade tip profile is not the same as a normal 84/98 being narrower and more pointed, the slight blade width is evident on the picture of this blade laid on top of a normal 84/98. … Only marking is small O under the ricasso. My collection is to try to gain one of each of what i consider the main variations, plus the two WWII makers that were not based in Germany (I have one so far). Reichwar issued bayonets,  these will be found with 1920 crossguard markings, and were all reworks of WWI bayonets, A 1918 made 84/98 nA re issued in 1920 to the Weimar republic (the 1920 stamp was on all officially issued pieces. The other markings (manufacturer and serial number) are retained. ascertain only one recorded example of this bayonet, and this is the example in As you can see from this graph, the rarities start to line up once the collector factor is taken out of the picture. This is probably the rarest blade in my collection, M1884/98 aA with original leather scabbard, Often called the pioneer model a dress bayonet styled on the 84/98 was made. His E-mail address is: tharstonpress@netmatters.co.uk, German 98k Bayonet - Sneak Model Excellent wood grips and finish on the handle. Over 350 different bayonets from 1944 have been recorded and we are continuing to learn more about the quantities produced. Narrow bladed 84-98. This example was originally a German M1898/05 bayonet made by C.G. Herder, Solingen 41-44, crs Paul Weyersberg & Co., Solingen 41-45, cul Ernst Pack & Sohne, Solingen 41-44, cvl WKC Waffenfabrik,Solingen-Wald 41-45, ddl Remsheider Hobelmesser, Remsheid 41-44, ffc Fredr. This may be due to the availablity of the pieces to GI's as souvenirs. The Mauser Karabiner 98k rifle was widely used by all branches of the armed forces of Germany during World War II. It is believed that many of the Solingen made pieces were picked up by GI's in warehouses in new condition at the end of the war rather than being taken in battle. Other bayonet/militaria related web sites, S/173-Elite-Diamantwerk, Siegmar-Schonau bei Chemnitz, bym-Gennosenschafts Machinenhaus der Buchsenmacher, Fernlach/Karnten, Austria, can- August Wallmeyer, Eisenach (Thuringen), cof- Carl Eickhorn Waffenfabrik, Solingen, cvl- Weyersberg, Kirschbaum und Co. (aka WKC)Waffenfabrik GmbH, Solingen-Wald, ddl- Remscheider Hobelmesserfabrik Josua Corts Sohn, Remscheid, dot- Waffenwerk Brunn AG, werk Brunn, Czechoslovakia, ffc- Friedrich Abr. K98 Bayonets. A combination of Letter codes and years were used from 1934 to 1945in order to identify the bayonets. Footnotes will be located at the bottom of the table to help explain various points about the table. They have no makers marks and only have a WaA mark of 253 under the grips. There is wear loss of bluing and oxidation spotting. Home > Bayonets. The different ways in which the bayonets could be marked depended on the manufacturer and the year in which the item was produced. deteriorated with heavy visible grinding marks etc.. ab (Mundlos) made bayonet in an aws (Horster) made scabbard. SS Fantasy Blade based on Standard Mauser Blade, Made from issued blades, there are several different models, Cut down 84-98 with a less common Australian Frog, Herder made blade in 1939, matching blade and scabbard, Double edged blade grind with fuller removed, Cutting down pommel has removed locking mechanism for attachment to rifle, Post WWII reworked German 84/98, refurb consisted of cleaning and re-blueing, replacing grips with new wooden ones and removing the flashguard, This blade was originally made by Horster in 1939, New serials were applied to frog stud and cross guard, German  84/98 presented to friends of the  Norwegian Historical Society (1975 onwards) modified by addition of chain between hilt and blade, Chain end machined to fit ricasso of 84/98, German 84/98 Mod III modified to fit US M1 Garand post WWII, Addition to cross guard to engage lug in Garand, 44 cvl marked 84/98, The front of the frog has been replaced (period) with late war thin leather face that almost appears to be like paper (style of front is more that of one for an 1895 than an 84/98). The wood are typically the earlier made versions but each maker had different change over periods and may have gone back and forward between the two materials. I collect mainly K98k Third model bayonets Matching sets only unless they are rare or special But im also interested in other Bayonets as well pommel versions are not common and some blades are converted Polish Mauser 43asw marked blade in matching 44asw scabbard, this scabbard is one of the CAN made ones and the remains of the A can be seen under the serial on th eback of the scabbard, although it is hard to see in this picture, i shall have to try to get a clearer picture, Austrian made 84/98 III bym 43 marked scabbard (Ferlach, Austrian made), WaA on the pommel are inverted -  typical of this maker, bym 44 with very interesting hilt damage, this is one of two I have seen but cannot figure out the reason for the strange damage. The … blades origignally delivered during the civil war. Unmarked K98 bayonet exept for proofmarks. 84/98 with rivet on tip, is this a training bayonet or for an honor Need help with German Bayonet markings/stamps; Become our sponsor and display your banner here. February 21st last update WEHRMACHT STANDARD ISSUE BAYONETS 1934 … Norway is an exception to this, they used the 84/98 with scabbard modifications to allow them to be used on American style belts, and modified others to fit the US supplied M1 Garands. There are no markings at all on the bayonet and scabbard except for a script 'o' on the bottom of the blade and a Wehrmacht eagle (with WaA 253) which should be on the blade tang underneath the wood grips. The supplier of this bayonet informed me that this bayonet was collected by in the Philippines around 1910 by his grandfather who was a US troop based there, 84/98 aA made from a converted trials 71/84. The following is a summary of the main variations that can be found, it does not cover all of the different makers marks nor dates, although you will find serious WWII collectors of the type who try for complete sets of makers and dates. Commercial. Table One-Rarity Determined by Collector Submissions. B. S184K (1934 manufacture by Joshua Corts) this blade has had a badge of some sort fixed onto one of the grips which was removed some time ago from the aging of the damage. This is a mis matched example although the scabbard is another 44 pyy. All rights reserved. h022384 k98 combat bayonet. Alcoso made commercial bayonet used by the police. These were made from blades obtained in Czechoslovakia which were originally issue bayonets, chosen for their quality and matched numbers. Early examples may be found with DRP on the ricasso rather than RP on the cross guard as in my example. 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