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Israeli Mauser bayonet questions.

#1 Post by jaytex1969 » Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:27 pm

A year or two ago, I scored an interesting Mauser. It has Colombian crest and began life as 30.06. At some point, it made its way to Israel and became a 7.62 NATO rifle. It has some British proofs and Israeli markings scattered around, as well as some German marked parts. It has a nice bore and shoots pretty good.

I'd like to get a "proper" bayonet to go with it. Please share any pics and/or info you think might be helpful. Maybe I'll dig it out and do some photos once my schedule calms a bit.


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#2 Post by Rapidrob » Tue Apr 03, 2018 5:30 pm

They used what ever they could scrounge up that fit. Some have Izzy markings,some do not.
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#3 Post by vandle » Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:04 am

Here are some markings of an Israeli (Ex German) K98 Bayonet
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These K98 bayonets had the muzzle ring added to the handle.

The later Israeli made copies came with the muzzle ring
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#4 Post by vandle » Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:05 am

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#5 Post by marysdad » Wed Apr 04, 2018 10:36 pm

Israel also used M1924 Mauser Export bayonets and VZ-24 bayonets with their Mausers. There are pics of an Israeli VZ-24 bayonet on the Israel Page of my site.

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#6 Post by jaytex1969 » Sat Apr 07, 2018 6:46 pm

Thanks, all, for the info.

I'm looking at a VZ-23 bayonet. Would that be too far out of line?

Nice website, BTW, marysdad.

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#7 Post by marysdad » Sat Apr 07, 2018 10:38 pm

Thanks for the kind words regarding my site.

I don’t know. Israel purchased post-War produced rifles from BRNO, so I’m thinking that the bayonets were post-War production as well. BRNO produced Kar 98k rifles and VZ-24 bayonets post-War. You would want to look for Israeli markings.
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