Australian WW2 & Korea Era Owen Machine Gun Bayonet & WW2 1944 Dated Scabbard. Sn 12683 - 12683
An original Australian Made Owen machine gun bayonet as used in WW2 and Korea. The bayonet is fitted with smooth wooden grips secured with two bolts, and a blackened single edge blade with fuller which measures 10". It has a straight cross guard and muzzle ring. The ricasso is stamped on one side with "1907" which is very faint and with "11 44" (November 1944) and on the other with the WD arrow and "X OA". It has a fixing mortise and a cleaning hole in the pommel along with a sprung button release. The slab grips are stamped 'SLAZ 44' (Slazenger Australia). The scabbard is brown leather with blackened steel mounts. The steel chape is stamped "OA" (Orange Factory Australia). The leather scabbard is stamped with "Mangrovite 44" (a small town in Australia where the scabbard was made and 1944 date, see page 4 & 6 of The Bayonet Book by Peter White) Both the bayonet and scabbard are in very good condition. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 12683
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MakeOwen Machine Gun Bayonet & WW2 1944 Dated Scabbard.
Manufactured YearNovember 1944
Recommended UsageCollection item