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Dewey Cox
12-28-2013, 10:24 PM
I bought this bayo at a farm sale this summer. I was told it was for "the old 303". Is it your average run of the mill Enfield bayo? Any thing you guys can tell me about it would be fantastic. The only thing I know about it is where it is. Thanks.
http://i1181.photobucket.com/albums/x434/ABox1/DSC_0152_zps8e3518fa.jpg?t=1388290364
http://i1181.photobucket.com/albums/x434/ABox1/DSC_0153_zps96035826.jpg?t=1388290368
http://i1181.photobucket.com/albums/x434/ABox1/DSC_0154_zpsea6c6974.jpg?t=1388290372

Strewth
12-28-2013, 11:37 PM
It's for a Mk1, a British Pattern 1907 bayonet; if authentic, in that condition....worth north of $100? For authenticity, and better pricing (and more history!) there are others on here that know more than I.

Smellie
12-28-2013, 11:43 PM
Pattern 1907 Mark 1 bayonet for the Short Magazine Lee-Enfield rifle Number 1 Mark III*.

I see SLAZENGER grips: WW2 Aussie production.

The "X" is the Proof mark: each one was tested.

I think there is an MA there (hard to see). It would indicate Australian production.

Serial number on the Pommel should match the rifle it was issued with.

There should be a DATE, likely in 2 figures: '43.

Nice piece.

Ballsofice
12-29-2013, 12:08 AM
Defiantly a MA so WW2 Australian and number on the pommel is C prefix so according to Lithgow it falls in 1941-42 production.

The link below has a bunch of information from the horse mouth so to speak

http://www.lithgowsafmuseum.org.au/faq.html

Dewey Cox
01-07-2014, 10:23 PM
Thanks for the info. I really appreciate the wealth of knowledge you guys are willing to share.