M89/99 Bayonet - sn 449xxx
M89/99 W+F Neuhausen Bayonet. Steel Scabbard with 80% original finish. The surface of the scabbard also shows light frosting. Leather Frog is good condition with the manufacturer's stamp lightly embossed in the back.The pommel has slight nicks and dings with a minor discoloration. Grips are a deep color. The blade is in excellent condition with minor wear. 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.