M1918 Bayonet w/ Scabbard & Frog - sn 522153
Swiss model 1918 bayonet, manufactured by Elsener Schwyz, with scabbard and leather frog.
Blade has spots of light pitting. Mild surface marks on the guard near the serial number. Right side wood grip has heavy gouging. Left side wood grip has heavy pressure marks.
Scabbard finish is mildly worn and has light pitting.
Leather frog was made by Samuel Schmitter of Noirmont (Jura) in 1933.
These bayonets were issued with the K11 and K31 Carbines. The serial number indicates that this bayonet would have been issued with a K31 Carbine produced in 1934.