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We're sorry, midwayusa. Learn how you can enable Javascript. Eligible for. It is extremely rare when the buyers at MidwayUSA come across an item that is close to five decades old and still in the original, unopened, military packaging. When it happens, our team gets really excited because we know our customers are going to love it! Midway has paired up two bayonets with two scabbards so that one set can be placed on display while the second set can be properly mounted to your favorite M1 Carbine.

The set comes in three boxes, 2 bayonets 1 bayonet per box and two scabbards 2 scabbards per box.

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The set is packaged the same as the set except contains bayonets and scabbards produced in The Mixed Production set contains 2 bayonets and 2 scabbards in the same packaging configurations as the other sets, however the bayonets may be different production years from one another and either or both bayonets may be different production years from the scabbards.

The scabbards for the Mixed Production set will be the same year of production as they come 2 per box in their original military packaging. The boxes for these sets is in excellent to very good condition. We only received a very limited supply of these extremely rare bayonet and scabbard combos and once they are gone, they are gone for good.

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Let us help! Chat Now. Total overall length is They come packaged one knife per box, in the original military packaging.

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The knives are wrapped in the original corrosion inhibiting paper, inside the military marked cardboard box, which is sealed in plastic for the longest possible shelf life.

The M8A1 scabbard is comprised of a 5. The tip of the fiberglass body is drilled to allow for a leg tie. They come packed two per their original military cardboard box packaging. Some sources indicate the actual name was the Industrial Home for the Working Blind, however, the code associated with the markings on these scabbards list the name as the Pennsylvania Working Home for Blind Men.

The PWH assembled approximately 4 Million scabbards for the military, and while some can be found from time to time, most have been removed from their original box, making these scabbards in their original military packaging highly prized to the collector.

Collector sets: Midway has paired up two bayonets with two scabbards so that one set can be placed on display while the second set can be properly mounted to your favorite M1 Carbine.Gary Cunningham's. This article is mostly some comments and observations with very little hard facts.

Hopefully it will lead to some answers or further information. If anyone has any information I would certainly appreciate your sharing it and I will pass it on in a later article or an update of this one. For information on these scabbards, please go to these articles.

These numbers are useful in helping to determine whether a scabbard marked M8 on the throat was manufactured as an M8 or M8A1. A very early M8A1 marked as such. The only difference between the M8 and M8A1 is the length of the web hanger and the addition of the double hook to attach the scabbard to the load bearing equipment. These measurements will vary slightly as the webbing can stretch or shrink from use.

The lack of the double hook prevented the M8 from being carried on anything other than the Belt, Pistol or Revolver or other narrow belts that it could slide over. Why the double hook was not used from the beginning on this scabbard is a mystery, as the M6 scabbard that it replaced had it and Beckwith certainly would have had no problem in providing the scabbard with the hook.

When the M8A1 was standardized, there was no immediate plan to recall the M8 scabbards in service to modify them to the new pattern. However, some units did their own modifications to make the scabbard more "user friendly". The simplest modification was to simply sew the double hook into the top of the hanger. This could be done on any heavy-duty sewing machine as available in some quartermaster units. The problem with doing this was that is narrowed the opening in the hanger enough that it would no longer readily slide over the pistol belt.

This of course was not a major problem since that is why the double hook was being added anyway. Although not common, this modification is seen enough today to indicate it was done on a fairly large scale.

However, some collectors and sellers have cut the stitching out to remove the hooks and restore the scabbard to the more "collectible" M8 configuration.

An M8 Scabbard modified to M8A1 by sewing a double hook into the top of the hanger. A second method, rarely found in my experience, was to rivet the double hook into the top of the hanger.

This would be a fairly easy modification to do on almost any unit level. An M8 Scabbard modified to M8A1 by riveting a double hook into the top of the hanger.We're sorry, midwayusa. Learn how you can enable Javascript.

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M1 Carbine and the M8A1 Scabbard. These bayonets have been paired with an M8A1 scabbard. The M4 bayonet features a 6.

Total overall length is PWH assembled approximately 4 Million scabbards for the military. The M8A1 Scabbard is comprised of a 5.

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The tip of the fiberglass body is drilled to allow for a leg tie. Exciting deals like this are rare. Government issued.

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Bayonets will be clean and show little sign of use. May not included leg ties. Each item maintains a high level of original condition. Grade 2: Good to Very Good - Bayonets may show signs of use.

Retention strings or metal belt loops may be missing and light blemishes may be present on the scabbard and bayonet. The scabbard body may have sensitive item numbers or initials, painted on them. Blades may need a touch up, but no serious nicks or blemishes are present on the blade.

Grade 3: Fair to Serviceable — Due to age and packaging techniques most grade 3 bayonets will have nicks and scratches on the handles. Blades may need to be re-sharpened and one handle screw may be missing. Most scabbards will exhibit color fading on the belt loop and the paint may be chipping from the fiberglass body. Most Grade 3 M4 Bayonets with Scabbards will have one of the noted issues and a few will have multiple deficiencies.Dutch M4 bayonet spare grip. New condition.

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Italian army M8 scabbard for the M4 bayonet. Very good condition. Korean Army issue M1 carbine bayonet with plastic handle. NEW condition. No scabbard. Original US M8 scabbard.

GI Used condition. Original US M8A1 scabbard early type, without metal tip.

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US GI new condition. Due to the long term storage the metal rivets show some slight corrosion. GI new condition. Due to the long term storage the rivets show some slight rust. Box of 2 pieces.

New condition dated. Italian army paratrooper M8A1 scabbard with leather belt for the M1 carbine bayonet or for the BM59 rifle bayonet. Limited quantity. Used condition. Complete with sccabbard.

M1 Carbine Bayonet $40 Italian Military Surplus from Midway.

Excellent condition. Original Dutch army bayonet for the M1 Carbine. Complete with M8A1 scabbard. Extremely rare. M4 bayonet for the M1 Carbine with wood handle. Original GI. With late M8A1 scabbard.As first fielded, the M1 Carbine did not accept a bayonet.

Beginning in Junethe front band included a bayonet lug. Most M1 carbines were subsequently retrofitted with the bayonet-lug front band as shown in the last picture at left. The leather-grip identifies this as being from the first production run of — Wartime M4 producers included:. This example is as-issued and in exceptional condition, with the starburst staking on the pommel, smooth parkerizing on the blade, and factory sharpening done after the blade was parkerized.

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According to noted U. The number identifies the heat-treatment lot. Standard Products Co. The scabbard is an early production M8, without the metal tip. It was made by the Beckwith Manufacturing Co. S Knife M3. It was subsequently converted to an M8A1 by addition of the wire belt hanger. Fiberglass marked "vp 45 ". It is believed that these modifications were done on Okinawa in the late s or early s.

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Some of these bayonets saw use in the Korean War. The scabbard is the earliest M8 scabbard variant, used primarily with the U. Knife M3.

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Designed and produced by the Beckwith Manufacturing Co. It is believed that these modifications were done on Okinawa in the late 's or early 's, and the bayonets saw use in the Korean War. An unusual dated example, the scabbard is post-war production made in M8A1 scabbards made prior to did not have the metal tip although the tip and securing grommet; or just the grommet, were sometimes installed on early scabbards during organizational-level maintenance.

Both firms are of Stamford Connecticut. No government records have been discovered to identify when these bayonets were made or how many may have been produced.

Kiffe bayonets vary. The leather grip can be found with either five or six grooves. The length of the blade's false edge varies. The blade and other metal parts are blued. The "Kiffe Japan" marking can be found on the ricasso or crosspiece. This example is of poor construction compared to U. However, some are of better quality, including a rare variation for use with the Armalite AR10 rifle. The Japanese firm or firms that produced these is not known.We're sorry, midwayusa.

Learn how you can enable Javascript. Eligible for. The older brother to the M9 bayonet, these genuine U. Government issued M7 Bayonets were designed for the AR, M16 and M4, with a unique, thinner blade profile and sharpened upper edge for enhanced penetration.

The muzzle ring fits over the tip of the barrel and the handle of the bayonet has two level locking mechanisms to secure it firmly to the rifle lug.

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The Carbon Steel with Zinc Phosphate finish are made to withstand the harshest conditions. The M8A1 scabbard holds the M7 very securely over the length of the blade and has a strap with metal snap for the handle. The scabbard also has a metal clasp to fit over a belt and when used with strings the scabbard grommet helps keep your bayonet in place.

Whether your a collector or tactical enthusiasts, the M7 Bayonet with M8A1 scabbard is great find. Government issued. Bayonets will be clean and show little signs of use. Small amounts of oil and light blemishes may be present.

Grade 2: Good to Very Good - Bayonets may show signs of use. Nylon strings may be missing and light debris may be present on the scabbard and bayonet. The handle may have painted numbers or initials on them. Blade may need a touch up, but no serious nicks or blemishes on the blade. Grade 3: Fair to Serviceable - Bayonets may have slight rust blemishes and Nylon strings may be missing and scabbards may be mismatched.

Tape may be present on the scabbard and the handle may have painted numbers or initials on them.

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Eligible for. M1 Carbine and the M8A1 Scabbards. Where else can you find nearly five decade old U. M4 Bayonets still in the original packaging? These bayonets have been paired with an M8A1 scabbard. The M4 bayonet features a 6. Total overall length is They come wrapped in the original corrosion inhibiting paper, placed inside a cardboard box and sealed in plastic for the longest possible shelf life. PWH assembled approximately 4 million scabbards for the military, but most have been removed from their original box making the original packaging highly prized to collectors.

The M8A1 Scabbard is comprised of a 5. The tip of the fiberglass body is drilled to allow for a leg tie. Exciting deals like this are rare.

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