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Article about: Hi guys I just picked up two German ww2 dress bayonets both made by W.K.C one is in great shape and still has the red wool in the slot for attaching to a K98 and the other one is nice, but h

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    Hi guys I just picked up two German ww2 dress bayonets both made by W.K.C one is in great shape and still has the red wool in the slot for attaching to a K98 and the other one is nice, but has some chipping to the grip. I also picked up a K98 combat bayonet with frog also made by W.K.C but has unmatching numbers and some one has sharped it. Finnaly but not least I bought a WW1 Austrian deer leg knife that is about the size of a boot knife I am not very shore what it was used for but I liked it. All these items came from one yard sale that was held by a son of a vet that served in ww2 and picked these items up at the end of the war. I bought these four items all together for $50. Hope you guys like and maby could help me with some information about the deer leg knife.

    Thanks
    Iron Cross
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    Bargain!

    Cheers, Ade.

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    You got a great deal there,way to go!!
    JEDEM DAS SEINE

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    Good Deal, IC, but:

    Why do you assume, itīs an Austrian dagger ? ...

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    Hello Iron Cross,
    that's almost for free... and everything seems to be in good condition too...
    Anyway, "the deer leg knife" is a German private puchase trench knife commonly used in WW1...

    Adler

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    Hi iron cross , that is a beautiful looking trench knife as Adler has stated and is probably worth at least 4 times what you paid for the whole lot !! well done mate

    cheers Al

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    Thanks guys a was so happy when I came upon this group of bayonets. Reibert I say it is Austrian because it says "crown cuttlery Co Austria". Thanks for alll your nice comments.

    regards
    Iron Cross

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    I'm not an expert in trench knives, but I know that both German and Austrian soldiers had these kind of knives. Since it's a private purchase item, you can't tell it's German or Austrian, unless... you see some markings. Please show pics of the markings...

    Adler

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    Hi Adler like I stated before the blade reads "crown cuttlery Co Austria". I can not get a good pic because my camera is not working at the moment.

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