Swiss 1906 Saw Back Bayonet

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Swiss 1906 Saw Back Bayonet

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Recently stumbled across this Swiss 1906 Saw Back.
Generally in good condition including the leather scabbard.
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This model bayonet was converted from the Vetterli Fascia Knife.

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The Muzzle Ring came in 15mm diameter for the long rifles and 14mm dia for the Carbines.
This particular one has the 14mm ring
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Picture of the tip of the blade.

The 1914 Saw Back blade tip is more bulbous in shape
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Nice find, was that Bayonet teeth Made like that originally or was it modified in the field???

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Hi Indy1919a4

The teeth was machined at the factory.
I read that the 1906 were modified Vetterli 1878 Saw Backs.
Use the blade and marry up with the Model 1889 handle
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I wouldn't want to be on the pointy end of that! Nice condition-GREAT FIND.
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spentprimer wrote:
Thu Jan 24, 2019 9:11 am
I wouldn't want to be on the pointy end of that! Nice condition-GREAT FIND.
Cripe I would not want to be at the duller part of that blade... em... is there one????

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