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Old October 09, 2019, 07:38   #1
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Can you identify these Bayonets

A friend has these and does not know what they are from.

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Old October 09, 2019, 07:42   #2
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Aussie most likely
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Old October 09, 2019, 09:41   #3
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Australian or British (not the expert):

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Old October 09, 2019, 09:52   #4
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Good reference:
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Old October 09, 2019, 11:57   #5
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I have one of those bayonets I bought from CTD decades ago but it came with a leather sheath.
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Old October 09, 2019, 12:54   #6
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UK will normally have an Enfield (D on top of E) proof somewhere. I had about a hundred of them from the warehouse purchase, and I seem to recall they were stamped with broad arrow D and year in front of the hilt, and also faintly on the metal grip sections.

If there are no markings, it suggests Australia

British L1A3 also had a recess - roundish - around the catch on left side. Absence suggests Aussie.

Also, Canadian should be proofed same place on blade as UK.
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Old October 16, 2019, 04:20   #7
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My Australian SLR bayonet had no markings too.

Always wondered why. Seems very unusual for any military item to not at least have a mfr. mark or proof.
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