Italy M1891 Mannlicher-Carcano bayonet, original WW1 era leather-and-brass scabbard included. Great overall condition, considering the age; scarce this nice and complete.
Original WW1 era Italian bayonet for Modello 91 Carcano bolt-action rifle; manufactured by Brescia Arsenal; serial number MN8736. The bayonet comes with correct WW1 era leather and brass fitting scabbard; brass fittings are stamped MA; the leather part is stamped A.T.P.S. 917. The bayonet is in great overall condition, considering the age; leather scabbard is intact. Original WW1 era specimens are scarce this nice and complete as most were used as intended.
The bayonet is about 16-1/4” / 41.2 cm overall; the blade is about 11-3/4″ / 29.9 cm long. The blade has retained about 95% of its original blueing; the edge has not been re-sharpened; the tip is slightly nicked (an easy fix). Original wood grips are in good condition with no cracks or chips. The bayonet’s release button is in perfect working order; the pommel is stamped with the number 1. Ricasso is stamped BRESCIA on one side and M on the other. The scabbard is nice and tight; all parts are intact. There is no frog.
This original WW1 era-issue Italy M1891 Mannlicher-Carcano bayonet and its original scabbard are in 100% serviceable condition still; this type is scarce this nice and complete. Don’t miss your chance to add it to your collection!
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