Dutch M4 Bayonet Dated 1952 by E&F Horster of Solinger for the M1 Carbine, Scabbard & Frog Sn 8881:5
An original Dutch M4 bayonet dated 1952 by E&F Horster of Solinger for the M1 Carbine, complete with scabbard and webbing frog. The bayonet has a black steel blade which measures 6 3/4" long. The blade has no markings. It is in perfect condition. It is fitted with a crossguard which has a muzzle ring. On the underside of the crossguard it has the E&F Horster makers stamp. The bayonet has brown coloured plastic grips in imitation of the leather ringed grips on the US model. The grips are secured with two brass rivets. The steel pommel incorporates a bayonet release mechanism which operates smoothly. The scabbard is a wood patterned US style scabbard which has a green webbing frog. The scabbard is in very good condition. The frog is rivet to the scabbard with two rivets. It has a belt loop and wire belt clip. This is the scarce 1st pattern bayonet with rivetted grips as when they came in for repair, the rivets were replaced by screwbolts. This is a very nice complete and original bayonet, scabbard and frog. The price includes Uk delivery.
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