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MK1 2nd Type P1888 bayonet markings

Article about: Hi guys, recent pick up. Mki 2nd type P.1888 bayonet. Has all the usual markings such as bend test, acceptance VR over date of 11 '96 etc... could anyone help with the regimental (?) marking

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    Hi guys, recent pick up.
    Mki 2nd type P.1888 bayonet.

    Has all the usual markings such as bend test, acceptance VR over date of 11 '96 etc...
    could anyone help with the regimental (?) markings?
    what are the B and N for?



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    "…knowing him, and something of his deeds, it was impossible not to believe in greatness. In that square figure was housed a spirit of grandeur, and with his massive heroism went gentleness and modesty, even humility. He had no need to proclaim his virtue, for history would be his spokesman."
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    Naval service and the B should be an inspectors mark, mine has an M on the handle spine.

    Alex

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    thanks alex
    "…knowing him, and something of his deeds, it was impossible not to believe in greatness. In that square figure was housed a spirit of grandeur, and with his massive heroism went gentleness and modesty, even humility. He had no need to proclaim his virtue, for history would be his spokesman."
    Eric Linklater on Wavell.

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