2N Bayonet Collection



The initial contrator was Bauer Ord Company. Colt (manufacturer of the M-16) and Ontario Knife Company made many of the M-7 bayonets for the military and continue to make and sell them commercially. Other manufacturers included Carl Eickhorn [for Colt], Columbus Milpar & Mfg. (MIL-PAR), Conetta Mfg., Frazier Mfg., General Cutlery (GEN CUT), and Imperial Knife. About 3 million M-7 bayonets were delivered.

SERVICE (NSN 1005-00-017-9701)

General Cutlery (Gen Cut) bayonet in M10 scabbard.

Milspec Bauer Ordnance Corp (BOC) bayonet with VIZ M8A1 scabbard.

Bauer Ordnance Corporation, Warren, Michigan

Columbus Milpar and Manufacturing Co, Inc.

Fraser Manufacturing Company, Lexington, Michigan

Imperial Knife Co., Providence, Rhode Island

General Cutler Company, Fremont, Ohio

Colt marked

Conetta Manufacturing Company, Stamford, Connecticut

Ontario Knife Company, Franklinville, New York

M7 Handles