3. A CZECHOSLOVAKIAN BAYONET MODEL VZ23, PRODUCED IN 1924

"CSZ" is for "Ceskoslovenska Zbrojovka" or "Czechoslovakian Arms Factory", located in Brno.
Origin: Czechoslovakia, 1924.
Length – 44,7 cm.
Blade: Straight single edged blade with one wide fuller. Double edged near the tip. Stamp “E ? 24” on the one side of the blade and “ČSZ” on the other side of the blade. Length of the blade 29,8 cm, width 2,3 cm.
Hilt: Iron guard with round stamp. Iron pommel and wooden grip plates, fixed with two screws with washers.
Scabbard: Iron scabbard painted with black paint. Hanger on scabbard with stamp: “E [Czechoslovakian lion] 23” and illegible characters.
Condition report: Some traces of corrosion on the blade. Wear off, scratches and dents on grip plates. Some scratches and dents on the pommel and guard. Guard and pommel quite significantly affected by corrosion. Some wear down of black paint on the scabbard, some scratches and dents.

Sale No 10143

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28 March 2017 20:00

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Estimate 20-35 EUR

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