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PostPosted: Sat Jan 04, 2014 1:01 am 
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I'm thrilled to say that I picked this up at an estate sale for $40. It looked really bad, covered with surface rust etc., but I thought that a rough-looking 44 bayonet would go nicely with my rough-looking 44 rifle. It cleaned up a lot better than I thought it would! I've always liked the reddish bakelite gripped bayonets as representative of late-war production. This one has the matching scabbard and the frog intact. What do you guys think?

(Rifle is a dot 44--Brunn Brno, cul 44 is Ernst Pack & Sohne, Solingen)


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 04, 2014 1:02 am 
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Some more...


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 04, 2014 8:34 am 
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That's a really nice pairing. Love the sharp markings. Congratulations. Nice pics.

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 04, 2014 10:22 am 
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Nice find! They look great together. :thumb:


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PostPosted: Sat Jan 04, 2014 8:17 pm 
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Nice bayo and a great price!!!!! :thumb:

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 05, 2014 12:34 am 
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I think you had a great day - it's perfect. I agree, I like the bakelite grips the best.


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