This is a German M1898-1905 pattern Butcher Bayonet blade section the handle has snapped off with only a small part left the wood on the handle has rotted away. The bayonet is in rusty but in very solid condition it has been well cleaned not to badly rusty it is pitted but again not to bad and is perfect for display or any collection. The bayonet was recovered in September 2018 from the area that was Guillemont Station on the July-August 1916 battlefield on the famous Somme battlefield of 1916.Below picture is the shattered remains of Guillemont Station in 1916 after the battle.
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