WWII Japanese Arisaka Bayonet -
The japanese armed forces employed the Arisaka bayonet as their standard edge weapon. The
design consisted of wooden grips secured via the use of two rivets. The pommel was of
metal construction and housed the release push button.
The item featured here is the standard issue Arisaka bayonet. As employed by the Imperial
Japanese Army during WWII. The bayonet was used with the
which was widely distributed among the Japanese armed forces.
This example shows rust and wear in an even fashion. Indicating that it was stored in an area partially exposed to the environment.
Complete with a leather frog. The blade is manufacturer double stamped. Wooden grips with two rivets. The pommel has a
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