M1889 Bayonet - sn 154649
Model 1889 Bayonet, blade manufactured by SIG Neuhausen and assembled by Maschinenfabrik Bern. Light patina on the pommel and crosspiece. Light scratches and marks found on the wood grips. Blade is heavily discolored and exhibits light to mild pitting throughout. Multiple impact marks found along the blade edge. Someone had attempted to reshape and sharpen the tip of the blade.
Includes steel scabbard. Leather frog not included.
These bayonets were issued with the Schmidt-Rubin 1889 Infantry Rifle and 1896/11 Infantry Rifle.
The serial number indicates that this bayonet would have been issued with an 1889 Infantry Rifle produced in 1893