IMPERIAL GERMAN 1871 MODEL NCO BAYONET / SIDEARM BY WKC COMPLETE WITH ORIGINAL FROG AND KNOT.
This is a very long bayonet which is almost a short sword measuring 25 inches or about 64cm long. Brass ribbed hilt, the bayonet steel fitting is for decoration only as it is not meant to function and has no real use on this model bayonet. The long impressive steel blade by WKC is triple etched with long foliage panels featuring military designs such as crossed flags, drums, cannons and swords, the etch decoration is very detailed and certainly impressive. Black leather scabbard with matching brass fittings.Complete with original to this bayonet black leather frog and blue and white Imperial bayonet knot. A rare complete set that would have been worn by an army NCO. [Condition: Exc++]