USA Model 1917 Bayonet
Availability: Out of stock
This M17 original bayonet, although made for WWI, was reissued in WWII, but with the New type of reinforced resin scabbard. The bayonet is in new condition made by Remington in 1917, and the scabbard is made by B M Co. marked U.S.-M1917. The scabbard shows some use and ware and in very good condition.
This pattern bayonet was originally designed for the P'13 British experimental rifle, and was adopted for the Pattern 14 rifle that was made in the U.S. for the British during WWI. On the U.S. joining the war in 1917, the US government purchased the design of the P'14 rifle, converted it to 30-06, and this rifle became known as the Model of 1917 (M17) U.S. rifle.,/p>
During the progression of these rifles, the bayonet stayed the same. The P'14 and the M17 bayonets were made by Remington and Winchester, except for a quantity of 1500 bayonets which were made be Vickers in the UK. The only difference with the bayonets were the markings
These bayonets and the rifles were used in both WWI and WWII. With the M17 bayonets in US service, the scabbards were changed.
|Weight||0.52 Kg||1 lb 2 oz|
|Fits||Model 1917 Rifle|