Indian 1907 Bayonet
Availability: In stock
This original bayonet was made by RFI in India. The bayonet shows ware and some minor pitting. The blade has been re-polished and blued. The grips are in good condition. This bayonet came out of India, where they saw a lot of work. The bayonet does not come with a scabbard and the pommel is marked DP.
Following complaints regarding the overall length of the S.M.L.E. rifle with Pattern 1903 bayonet fitted, a number of experimental bayonets were produced by R.S.A.F. Enfield with longer blades. These included bayonets with blades patterned on the French Lebel and Gras bayonets, the US Model 1905, and the Japanese Type 30 bayonets. Introduced in the 'List of Changes' in 1908, the Pattern 1907 bayonet was a close copy of the Japanese Type 30 bayonet.