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Japanese 'Special Purpose' Type 100

Article about: This is the Japanese model known to collectors as the Special Purpose Model of the Type 100 Japanese WWII bayonet. This designation is one that has been applied by post-WWII collectors. Rece

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    This is the Japanese model known to collectors as the Special Purpose Model of the Type 100 Japanese WWII bayonet. This designation is one that has been applied by post-WWII collectors. Recent findings of Japanese wartime documents, however, mention the title of this bayonet as the "Test Type One Knife Bayonet".

    It was manufactured in the 1941-1942 period by Toyoda Automatic Loom Works factory under contract to Nagoya Arsenal. The maker markings were transferred to the top of the grip tang while the serial number 9560 is placed on the pommel end.

    This bayonet was designed during World War II for paratroop use as an accessory for the Type 100 submachine gun and although unconfirmed is also reported as having been intended for use with the Japanese Type 2 Paratroop rifle (this is the take down model).

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    1st one I have ever seen.

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    Some of my favorite bayonet types. Thank you, for the share.

    V/r Lance


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    A remarkably short bayo for anyone, let alone the Japanese!

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    Very nice and rare Japanese Test Type 1 Knife bayonet..BILL
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