Bayonet: Terni modified M1
Scabbard: Second type.
This bayonet is an exact replica of the US manufactured bayonet. The Italians used surplus M1 bayonets prior to manufacturing their own in the mid to late 1950s.There is a great deal of information on these in Cesare Calamandrei’s Baionette Italiane 1814-
The bayonet can be found with both wood and plastic grips. The left ricasso is stamped with a five or six digit serial number. The examples with the six-
The bayonets are fairly well made and the finish is comparable to the US manufactured bayonets, except for the five-