USA Model 1917 (Remington) Bayonet
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This bayonet is an original WWI made bayonet by Remington in in 1917. The scabbard is of a pattern made during WWII and was used to the Vietnam war. It was common for WWI bayonets, pushed into service during WWII to be fitted with the newer scabbard.
The bayonet is in excellent, original condition. The scabbard is in very good condition, but has had a repair carried out on the bottom and scabbard.
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|
|Scabbard||Leather (Integral Frog)|
|Fits||Model 1917 Rifle|