60 dgr unidentified m1891 in Austrian scabbard, with correct Austrian frog.


Mostly during 1915 Austro-Hungarian forces on the Eastern front captured sizable quantities of Russian Mosin Nagant M1891 rifles, and also received large numbers taken by the Germans. The guns went through arsenal repairs/reconditioning or caliber conversion.

The original Russian style socket bayonets were retained wherever possible, but some Austro-Hungarian substitutes were made also, by Wiener-Neustadt armory.

 Austrian made MN91 in austrian scabbard and original frog.

Straight slot

Austrian ersatz bayonet for Mosin-Nagant M91, maker SCHMID, in austrian scabbard.