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Unmarked sawback police bayonet

Article about: My youngest son picked this up today at a local pawnshop for \\$20. It looks fine but has no markings anywhere. The three rivets in the handle are a bit strange but I think I recall a discussi

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    Not trying to stir the pot of doubt..but only stir up a discussion..... yet case in point..why I made the blade shoulder fit the photo below..those of the members here who collect the SA and SS daggers strive towards a tight and perfect fit . Certain specifications in measurement had to be met most widely seen in the early examples. So when we see a blade shoulder that does not conform to a lower flags are raised. ( see photo below )

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    My thoughts are the same as with all edged weapons which i may be wrong in this circumstance with this saw back posted above. I have seen HJ Knives with leather buffers and with no gapping on the ricasso to the grip fit. Again..just stirring up a discussion Regards Larry
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    It is interesting what you say and there is certainly a valid point made. I recall looking at an HJ with the leather buffer missing and a sizable gap being present. It was a good one so I do think this gap exists in some cases.


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