M51 ZASTAVA COMBAT KNIFE
This knife is m51 fighting knife based on russian f. knifes.. It was used by officers and special forces (paratroopers,diversants..) with rifles without bayonets (mostly SMGs). It was in use until early 70s.. Then all this knife was removed from army and introduced in TO (teritorijalna obrana -
It is a parade bayonete and have been used by JNA "Garda" (Tito's personal security) units during 1973 and 1974 in few hundred peaces. In 1974 it was replaced with standard yugo m70 bayonet. Later in 1977 they were in free sale for civilians in Crvena Zastava hunting shops.
Second type. Non-
Basic Zastava, peaked handle with steep guard slope.