M89/99 Bayonet - sn 414xxx
M89/99 W+F Neuhausen Bayonet. Steel Scabbard in 99% condition, one minor blemish near the frog. Leather frog is in excellent condition consideringn age, has a slight tear near the hangers. Frog was manufactured in 1915 by Ghenke Saddler in Frauenfeld. Pommel has a very minor discoloration. Blade is still very shiny, though shows a few chips at the tip. 4/5
This rare modified model only differs from the 1889 model by its blade which is different. A fuller had been added, to ensure the bayonet remains well placed into its frog. It is possible to come across some models where metallic parts were chromed by private companies, but authorized by military authorities.