WW2 German S84/98 III Mauser Bayonet and Scabbard
The S84/98 III bayonet was a bayonet that was used by Germany during World War II, primarily on the Karabiner 98 rifle.
Blade length: 248mm.
Overall Bayonet length: 380mm.
Bayonet Weight Approx: 0.443kg
Manufacturer Mark: bym ( Genossenshaft Maschinenfabrik, FerlachKärnten, Ostmark ) on Ricasso
Date: 1942 – 42 on Blade Spine
Production Number: 1st line sequential serial number 65967 2nd line lot number 330 on Ricasso.
Inspector Proof Marks: WaA938 on Pommel. Can mean either Albrecht Kind, AG 1942-44 or WaA938 bym.
The bym is not the most common bayonet around & sits in the harder to find category but not rare.
Bakerlite grips in very good condition.
Blade is solid into hilt.
Press stud works fine
Very Good Condition Bayonet.
Blade is blue tempered steel with fading & wear on blueing.
Maker mark: 41fnj (Alexander Coppel)
Finial proof mark: Waffenamt code not ledgeible due to the paint.
Metal: Has a couple of dents ( does not detract from the bayonet in/out movement) , usual paint wear on the black paint metal. Considered to be good condition.
Note: The bayonet & scabbard have refurbishment matching marks on the crossguard & Scabbard frog stud. This refurb is a minor reserialed item as no attempt had been made to remove any original marks or proofs as photos clearly show.