WWII GERMAN K98 BAYONET -
The Karabiner 98 Kurz (often abbreviated Kar98k, K98, or K98k) was a bolt-action rifle adopted as the standard infantry rifle in
1935 by the German Wehrmacht, and was one of the final developments in the long line of Mauser military rifles.
This page is a recognition and identification guide for German bayonets. Multiple
detailed photos of a specific sample are provided. Descriptions point out specific
points that should be noted.
One of the most commonly asked questions is "How much is my German bayonet worth?".
A price guide is included here to address this question. The value of the Nazi bayonets is
reviewed over a period of several years. A trend can be observed. The present worth
of the police sword in the collector's market is illustrated.
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Collecting WWII German K98 bayonets
Collecting German military edge weapons and related items is a field that has been growing since the days the GI's were
sent to fight during WWII. As the GI's advanced and captured soldiers they striped them off their equipment which
included edge weapons such as the K98 bayonet. Many of these items were brought back home as souvenirs.
In trying to determine if you should collect WWII German bayonets there are certain factors that should be
A collector may decide what to collect based on the likes of the person. Some individuals collect all bayonets
and related items, others may want only matching numbers bayonets, etc.
Many German edge weapons are currently
It is becoming more difficult to be able to tell the fake ones from the real ones because
the quality of the reproductions is improving. The collector must become familiarized with
the construction style and materials employed in the manufacturing of this item.
Attention to the details is critical in order to be able to determine the authenticity of
If you have an interest is seeing other edge weapons of the Third Reich, you can do so by going
WWII German daggers and Swords
identification guide, Where we cover blades from the Heer (Army), Navy (Kriegsmarine), Air Force
(Luftwaffe) and other organizations.