**SCARCE**LATE WW2 Japanese Jinsen Arsenal (Occupied Korea) Type 30 Arisaka Rifle Bayonet & Correct Wood Scabbard With Steel Fittings. Sn 18435:1 - 18435:1
These bayonets were made late WW2 at the Jinsen arsenal in Occupied Korea. (see item LB-162 page 197 of Bayonets Of Japan by Labar where an example the same as ours with straight grips and rectangular pommel is illustrated and is described as scarce). It has the correct plain single edged blade and was manufactured without cross guard quillon. It has the correct straight wood grips secured by rivets and steel rectangular pommel with steel bayonet button that works as it should. The blade is 382mm length and has the correct late war, larger, Jinsen arsenal mark. The original late war wood scabbard has 2 bands of correct, original cord binding and retains its original drab olive paint finish. The scabbard has the correct small steel chape and throat mount with fixed strap bar. The wood has knocks bumps and bruises to be expected. There are no visible serial numbers on the bayonet or scabbard. The price includes UK delivery.
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