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Antique Ottoman Turkish M1903 Mauser hooked Quillon Bayonet & Metal Scabbard. This bayonet originally had a 52cm blade length and these were used in WW1 at Gallipoli. This was officially shortened to a standard blade length of 25cm making them suitable to be used in trench warfare. This bayonet has a narrow fuller blade with original wood grips held by steel rivets and comes with a steel scabbard with oval frog stud and finial. The ricasso has Turkish Cyphers / Markings which represent the Turkish troops who were issued with it. It has the Turkish star under the quillon cross-guard.