~ WW1 German Plain Back Butchers Bayonet ~
The blade is stamped with the makers mark "Weyersberg Kirschbaum & Cie Solingen". It is complete with its scabbard.
~ Weyersberg Kirschbaum & Cie Solingen ~
WKC Stahl- und Metallwarenfabrik, ("WKC Steel and Metalwork Factory") formerly Weyersberg, Kirschbaum & Cie., is a sword manufacturing company located in Solingen, Germany. The company was founded in 1883 with the merger of two major Solingen sword-making companies, Weyersberg and Kirschbaum. In 1900 the company was the largest in Solingen
~ Dimensions ~
The blade has a length of 14.5 inches (36.75cm), with the bayonet having a total length of 20 inches (50.75cm).
~ Condition ~
The bayonet is in an overall good condition, with some areas starting darken to a deep patina. The scabbard has some general usage wear, such as paint chipping and scratching but remains in an overall good condition.
~ Postage ~
UK postage is £18 or the bayonet can be collected from our shop in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.