Pre WW1 Dated 1911 1st Pattern Hook Quillion P1907 Bayonet Regiment Marked To 4th Battalion Grenadier Guards, Scabbard & 1915 Dated, 1914 Pattern Leather Frog. Sn 8707.
The Grenadier Guards is an elite Infantry Regiment of the British Army. It is the most senior Regiment of the Guards Division and as such, is the most senior Regiment of Infantry. The 4th Battalion fought in a number of significant battles during WW1 including Loos, the Somme, Cambrai, Arras and the Hindenburg Line. Seven members of the regiment received the Victoria Cross during the war. This is an excellent condition pre WW1 hook quillion 1907 pattern bayonet for the Enfield rifle to the 4th Battalion Grenadier Guards, manufactured in April 1911 by Enfield. The ricasso is marked '1907 (Pattern), 'EFD (Enfield) '4 '11 (Date) & 'ER Crown'. The reverse has inspection stamps. The blade is clean with minor staining and no rust. The wood slabs are undamaged. The pommel is nicely stamped with Regimental mark '4.G.G' to the 4th Battalion Grenadier Guards. It is in its original black leather scabbard. It's steel locket & Chape are undamaged. It is also fitted with an original WW1 1914 pattern leather frog with retaining strap & brass buckle. The rear of the frog is date stamped '1915' & with an unreadable makers name. All leather & stitching is in tact. This original item has no signs of damage or repair. The price for this bayonet to a famous British Regiment includes UK delivery. Sn 8707.
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