Swiss bayonet M1918 (Schmidt-Rubin) Waffenfabrik Neuhausen with frog
A very nice Swiss bayonet M1918 (Schmidt-Rubin) made by the Waffenfabrik Neuhausen.
The blade is numbered 708169 and has the makers mark. The cross-guard has on the bottom a Swiss cross marking and a circle.
The scabbard is very nicely blued, on the side and on the mouth of the scabbard there is a "P" marking.
Frog is stamped with the Swiss cross inside the weaponshield, and with the maker Ls Meyer Rolle 22 (year 1922)
Blade length 30 cm
Overall length 43 cm
As with other Swiss bayonets they were only given to the military with a matching numbered rifle.
Bayonet makers were:
- Elsener Schwyz (until 1949)
- Elsener Schwyz Victoria (from 1949 and later)
Bayonet was used on the following rifles:
Schmidt-Rubin carabine model 1911
Schmidt-Rubin carabine model 1931
Schmidt-Rubin carabine model 00/11