Swiss Pioneer sawback bayonet M1914
In a very good condition a Swiss Pioneer bayonet M1914
A very nice Swiss bayonet M1914 made by the Waffenfabrik in Neuhausen
It has a very nice blade with a double toothed saw back and a fals edged spear point
The cross-guard is numbered 650282 and the ricasso has the makers mark. The cross-guard has on the bottom a Swiss cross marking and a circle.
The scabbard has been blued, the top part has been most likely in a bayonet frog, hence the discoloration. The ball of the scabbard has the Swiss cross. The mouth is marked on the top and side with the Curly scriptes P which stands for the maker E. Paillard & Cie
Swiss blade and scabbard makers for the model 1914 was never the same company.
Blade length +/- 48 cm
Overall length 61 cm
As with other Swiss bayonets they were only given to the military with a matching numbered rifle.
Bayonet makers were:
- Elsener Schwyz
- Hans Steimer, Wasen (in Emmental)
Bayonet was used on the following rifles:
carabine model 1911
carabine model 1931
carabine model 00/11