Scabbard Is By J Court Dated 1938 With North Sea Markings. The Model of 1905 bayonet was made for the U.S. M1903 Springfield rifle. A new bayonet was required for the SMLE after the 1902 trials, the shorter blade was accepted and designated the 1903, the blade is identical to the 1888 and examples can be found with pre 1903 marked blades. Hammer Price: Auctioneer has chosen not to publish the price of this lot Auction Date: 18 Aug 2016 10:00 BST Auctioneer: Sheffield Auction Gallery. Lee Enfield bayonet Type 1903 – Top 2 1903, Bottom 1903 converted from 1888 It was used in both WW1 and WW2. Up for sale are WWII type M1 Bayonets for the M1 Garand or 1903 and 1903A3 rifles. We have a great online selection at the lowest prices with Fast & Free shipping on many items! This bayonet is a conversion from the Pattern 1888 and is dated March 1907. This is a yataghan bladed bayonet for the 1860 Enfield short rifle used on the 5 groove 1860 pattern sergeants rifle with the heavier barrel. The rear of the pommel stamped R.F.I over Crown 42 for inspection at the Royal Factory Ishapore indicating it was taken onto Indian Army strength during its service life, probably during one of the world wars as the Empire armies desperately tried to source usable, issue pattern weapons to equip their rapidly expanding armies. Made by Sanderson, Sheffield and with. Price £ SOLD. Pattern 1903 export pattern bayonet by Wilkinson’s of London with later Indian Army R.F.I inspection stamp. A guide to some of the markings found on British bayonets. In fair / good condition with nice clean blade, working catch and good scabbard, the hilt cross guard and scabbard collar lightly pitted. Free Shipping by Amazon. 1903 with Life Guards unit markings . A scarce Pattern 1903 Ordnance issue bayonet to fit the SMLE service rifle £175 Hilt with screw retained wooden scales has release catch to the rear left and is stamped to the right side 1 HTS for initial issue to the 1 st Battalion the Hampshire regiment which has been barred out in service and 3IN F for reissue to the 3 rd Battalion the Royal Inskilling Fusiliers. Click to open image! Nice examples of this pattern are becoming harder to find. I bought my &rst bayonet, a Krag, in the late 1960s while sta-tioned in Texas as a 2nd Lieutenant in the US Air Force. This was the largest grip that could be formed from the old stock blanks. Sign up | ... Model: 1903 Condition: Excellent+ Qty: Price: $650 USD US Manufactured M-1842 Austrian Lorenz Socket Bayonet . Not a member? Confederate Weapons (3) By Price. 1903. The M1905 Bayonet was one of the U.S. most widely used bayonet. This is a very good P1856 bayonet with original scabbard. It was originally designed to fit the M1903 Springfield Rifle. Bayonets look to be near mint with occasional small scratch or small ding to grips. Ultimate Arms Gear US Springfield M1903 M1903A3 1903 A3 Barrel Band Sling Stacking Swivel Lower Rear Mount. Pattern 1903 export pattern bayonet by Wilkinson’s of London with later Indian Army R.F.I inspection stamp. This short guide could never take the place of proper reference material and I would direct anyone with an interest to look to the Bibliography and links pages for suggestions for further reading. BAYO 508 - BAYO 508 This is an India pattern bayonet converted from a 1907 pattern bayonet. It is believed that the handles were sold much later to turn socket bayonets into pokers! Click to open image! [failed verification] M1903 (1905): changed from a rod type bayonet to the knife type Model 1905 bayonet and to … Many P1888 Lee-Metford bayonets were converted to the 1903 pattern. A scarce Ordnance bayonet which saw service through the great war with two famous regiments. Adopted with the new SMLE rifle in 1903 this is simply the Pattern 1888 Long Lee bayonet with the pommel adapted to fit the SMLE rifle. It was essentially a version of the existing Pattern 1888 bayonet redesigned to conform with the new rifle. £130 Blade stamped to appear as an OSBORN & GUNBY produced bayonet, but is much later. £235. 1892-98 Krag: Springfield: US Bayonet, M1905: 16 In. While I have seen quite a few Ordnance issue ‘03s this is the first volunteer / private purchase bayonet I can recall, having been made by Wilkinson for sale to a volunteer officer or soldier (probably serving in India as this is an English made export arm) who had purchased his own SMLE in the early years of manufacture. I Mk. ASP's Blog: (http://autoshowcaseproject.blogspot.com/) ASP PRESENTS: The "Holy Grail" in M1905 Springfield Bayonet collecting, the Oneida Limited. These bayonets were converted by India from full length to the shortened version in the 1950s. Yorkshire light Infantry stamped out … This rifle was the British mainstay during World War I. Designed by Catesby Design. As can be seen from the photographs it carries interesting military markings, the pommel being stamped 1/5C, and the blade still shows the original VR stamp. It was not long before concerns arose about the overall length of the SMLE and its bayonet. A very scarce Pattern 1903 volunteer export pattern bayonet to fit the SMLE service rifle by Wilkinson’s of London with later Indian Army R.F.I inspection stamp. AN1481 Pattern 1903 Ordnance issue bayonet. In good condition with nice blade, working catch with intact scales and scabbard with all intact stitching. Designed by Catesby Design. Copyright © 2013-2018 Kings Shilling Antiques. ly 430,000 M1905 bayonets from 1906 to 1914 and 1916 to 1920. Early versions (up until 1918) of the M1905 bayonet had what is referred to as bright, bare metal blades. Bayonet has preservative cosmoline on it from long term military storage. The M1905 bayonet was also used with the M1 Garand and M1903A3 rifles. The Pattern 1903 bayonet was introduced in conjunction with the Short, Magazine Lee Enfield Rifle (see FIR 8215). Pattern 1903: Knife bayonet for use with the .303 caliber Short, Magazine, Lee-Enfield No. The result was the Rifle, Short, Magazine, Lee Enfield– SMLE for short, affectionately known as the ‘smellie’. It also produced M1905 and M1910 scabbards and converted M1905 scabbards to M1910 Modified types. The M1905 bayonet has a 16-inch (40.6 cm) steel blade and a 4-inch (10.16 cm) handle with wooden or plastic grips. This is a good example of the yataghan bayonet that has no manufacturers markings except for the number 232 on the pommel. The P1903 was produced for British use from 1903–1907, at which time the P1907 was adopted. Proceeds and commissions from these sales - in part - go towards the purchase of additional reference materials and acquisition expenses. 4.6 out of 5 stars 3. Visit our Shopping Site pages and buy from us direct or visit our Books for Sale pages and buy research materials from one of our affiliates. The P1903 had a short service life as the blade was considered not long enough, having less reach when combined with the shorter rifle. $74.99 for one bayonet. Copyright © 2013-2018 Kings Shilling Antiques. This designation was changed to Model 1905 in 1917, and then to M1905 in 1925, when the army adopted the M designation nomenclature. In its plain steel mounted black leather scabbard of regulation ordnance pattern. III (SMLE) rifle. Bayonets (201) By Category. That combined length had always featured in the development of British military longarms. 1-16 of 36 results for "1903 Springfield Bayonet" Skip to main search results Eligible for Free Shipping. M1903 Bullpup (1903): experimental bullpup conversion for the USMC. It was manufactured by Kirschbaum in Germany for the British WD in circa 1856, the blade bares their Knights Helm manufacturing mark. Hilt with bolt retained wooden scales has release button to the rear left with clearance hole to the front of the pommel The top of the tang … The original markings are still legible (crown ofer G.R. British Pattern 1903 Bayonet, for the early S.M.L.E Rifle. See item details 1903 Series Click to open image! Used original Type S stock. Pre WW1 Volunteer SMLE rifles and bayonets are very rarely seen on the market, nearly all production being taken by the army at the time, as indeed in later years was this particular bayonet. The Pattern 1903 design combined the Pattern 1888 blade and crosspiece, with a new pommel design. Click to open image! Brown Bess style Bayonet without scabbard. The M1892 bayonet was seen as too short for the M1903 rifle, so a longer bayonet was designed (the M1892 bayonet mounts to the M1903 rifle just fine). A very scarce Pattern 1903 volunteer export pattern bayonet to fit the SMLE service rifle by Wilkinson’s of London with later Indian Army R.F.I inspection stamp. While the length of the rifle was being reduced, it was felt that maintaining ‘reach’ with a bayonet fitted was also important. Bayonets - Items for Sale - J&J Military Antiques. EWALD CLEFF, SOLINGEN A VERY LONG PRE-WW2 WEIMAR POLICE CLAMSHELL BAYONET, a classic example of an unaltered Weimar Police bayonet with full 17in. travel, and friendships. All are marked the same as pictured. The SMLE also saw extensive use by Commonwealth countries during the Second World War. India Pattern No1 MK1++ Bayonet, Scabbard and Frog. As evidenced by the markings, the bayonet and scabbard have likely been together continuously since manufacture in 1907. These identify the regiment of the British Army to which the bayonet was issued; when a bayonet was re-issued to a different regiment, the original regimental markings were normally lined out like this , and the new regimental markings were stamped near the original ones. However it was decided the shorter new rifle required a longer bayonet to maintain the reach of the old rifle and bayonet combination and it was replaced in service by the 1907, although the latter weapon was not so good as a fighting knife. Some British bayonets have regimental markings stamped on the pommel (and possibly elsewhere). - Japanese (11) Bayonets US - WW 1 to Present (8) Bayonets Saber & Knife US (31) Bayonets US Socket (44) By Price. A scarce Pattern 1903 Ordnance issue bayonet to fit the SMLE service rifle marked to the Hampshire regiment (Struck through) and the famous Royal Inskilling Fusiliers by Sanderson. This example is in very good condition. The bayonet is quite possibly captured by an Irish Regiment and has the cap badge of the Royal Ulster Rifles carved into the wooden grip. Less than $100 (6) $100-$250 (63) More than $250 (132) Confederate (3) By Category. If memory serves correctly, I paid .7.50 for this bayonet! The Lee Metford… However it was decided the shorter new rifle required a longer bayonet to maintain the reach of the old rifle and bayonet combination and it was soon replaced in service by the 1907, although the latter weapon was not so good as a fighting knife. Hilt with screw retained wooden scales has release catch to the rear left and is stamped to the right side 1 HTS for initial issue to the 1st Battalion the Hampshire regiment which has been barred out in service and 3IN F for reissue to the 3rd Battalion the Royal Inskilling Fusiliers. Adopted with the new SMLE rifle in 1903 this is simply the Pattern 1888 Long Lee bayonet adapted to fit the SMLE. By the early years of the 20th century, experience had shown that the days of long rifles were effectively over and something shorter and ‘handier’ than the ‘Long Lee’ was needed. AN1779 Pattern 1903 export pattern bayonet by Wilkinson’s of London. My wife furthered my interest in Krag bayonets by purchasing our &rst Krag “bowie” bayonet while I was stationed in Vietnam in 1970, Although the arse-nal did not produce new bayonets during the Garand’s period of service, many RIA M1905 bayonets were converted to M1 bayo-nets by other manufacturers. A 1938 Bayonet By Mundlos With Ostsee ( Baltic Region ) Markings Good Condition With Some Slight Blemishes On Blade. Bayonets European all styles (127) Bayonets - German (22) Bayonets, etc. M1903 (1903): developed for the .30-03 (also known as the .30-45) cartridge. Bayonets from Selected Countries of the World updated March 4, 2008: Help us keep this Identification Service alive. With wooden handle. Bayonet: Blade: Weapon: Maker: US Bayonet, M1892: 11.5 In. In its correct land pattern Mk1 scabbard with internal chape and steel collar, the rear stamped to the leather with a Broad Arrow EFD Enfield factory inspection mark. Browse Antique Bayonets for sale from our community of shooting enthusiasts on the UK’s #1 gun marketplace. Click to open image! blade, solid nickel birds head pommel, stag grips with Weimar six-sided police badge, reverse crossguard stamped with police issue numbers, 'S.O.p IV 491', these match numbers stamped to reverse of upper scabbard fitting, black leather scabbard … The bayonet has original patina, blade and scabbard numbers match and the scabbard is a very unusual configuration with what looks like period personal marking on the leather belt loop. 1907 and 4 18 (April 1918 date) and SANDERSON). A nice and very interesting bayonet. A scarce Pattern 1903 Ordnance issue bayonet to fit the SMLE service rifle. 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