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This item is new to my collection, and I am having a hard time identifying it.  Any thoughts are greatly appreciated.

Overall length is 15"
Blade is 9.75" - 10"

both the weapon and sheath have "61885" stamped on them.  Sheath has an unrecognizable symbol stamped on opposite side of number stamp.

Blade is only sharpened along one edge.


Erod D-Isle (author)2013-08-15

Game v8 is entirely correct that type o bayonet could either be used on a mauser or a mosin nagat if the barrel wasnt so big but yes it is definatly russian or yugo in origin

rldkfl (author)2011-12-14

look what i found

GameV8 (author)2011-12-13

Thats a M48 Mauser Bayonet manufactured at the Preduzece 44 factory in Yugoslavia

Rhysmedforth (author)2016-07-20

Erod is right, russian ww2

grace2465 made it! (author)2016-07-20

Hello to everyone, I am a complete novice helping out a friend. He found this in a house he is renovating on Merseyside any help is most welcome ref age, type,etc thanks in advance.

RussellG10 (author)2015-10-13

Not a nagant..the early nagant used a spike bayonet.this looks like maybe a Swedish Mauser. Maybe

reaper357 (author)2015-05-02

I just bought a small bayonet and was told it was an earl 1900's the numbers on the blade is 31418 and the sheath has numbers 85059 cannot find anything on this and was wondering what it is worth i also have another bayonet print on blade says 1907 and have no clue what it is worth could anyone help me out with this

bolognarmy (author)2015-04-12

looked like a k-bar...

dbailey23 (author)2014-07-19

Hey it's a Yugoslavian Mauser bayonet that's original you can sell that off decent money

Fishyfish123 (author)2014-06-10

Only one edge sharpened so probably originally a hunting knife turned into bayonet. Not made in us because of writing. Maybe Asia?

dsherman1 (author)2014-01-26

You can get the writing on it translated in my opinion looks Israeli

ferusfett011 (author)2013-10-18

Looks Russian cause of the writing.

paracorded_inspirations (author)2013-08-15

It doesn't look like a bayonet but maybe a dagger ether way it is German or Russian

james4 (author)2012-06-24

Hmm.... I see that it has a blood groove.

theterr (author)2012-04-21

looks japanse to but i only see a baonate

hjjusa (author)2011-12-14

Not on subject .I had a bayonet, it was marked "ARTILLIERTA DE TOLEDO 1899." Since I didn't collect bayonets, I took it apart, put a brass gaurd and a zebra wood handle on it. Holds an edge like tou wouldn't beleve.

Dude u just ruined a peace of history it coulda been worth alot of money too.

RobJC (author)2011-12-14

Already answered but yes, its for the Yugo Mauser.

stodesetka (author)2011-12-14

I'ts yugoslavian, preduzece 44 was part of the factory "Zastava" that made those bayonettes with the m48 called PAP short for "poluautomatska puška" (semiautomatic rifle) and was build on the pattern of the german K98

embochner (author)2011-12-13

looks like SVT 40 semi auto russian rifle

GrumpyBadger (author)2011-12-13

GameV8 has nailed it, for confirmation have a look at the following ebay review:

Bongmaster (author)2011-12-13

oh i had one of them long ago, don't know what happened to it,
WW1 from what i was told, don't know any more than that.
looks exactly the same tho.

kleofas (author)Bongmaster2011-12-13

as it is yugoslovian mauser bayonette its no WWI, its after WW 2, but yours could were not yugoslavian one, then it could be WW I, they were similiar

Bongmaster (author)kleofas2011-12-13

as far as i remember my one was british. like i said i t was about 20 years ago since i last saw it

CementTruck (author)2011-12-13

Looks like a Russian SVT40 or Yugoslavian M56 SMG

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