E, on the left side on the equipment belt in combination with the shovel and its carrier. The maker marks on k98 bayonets where stamped onto the top of the blade.On the reverse the batch number and suffix were stamped. Is marked 1935 Hruby and Co. Condition is excellent with original bluing on blade, bakelite grips intact and a working locking button.
The blade has the factory "sharpening", which did not really make the blade sharp: that was up to the soldier. The bakelite grip scales are in good shape, with no chips, and just some light wear. The bluing on the handle is quite nice, and is virtually rust free. The scabbard and blade do not bear matching serial numbers.
1 940 manufacture by the well-known maker Paul Weyersberg & Co. Of Solingen, the legendary "City of Blades" in Eastern Germany. The scabbard has the same marking on the reverse.An original excellent early war German WWII Ready to display or fit to your 98K rifle! FEEL FREE TO ASK QUESTIONS. The item "1940 WWII German Army Weyersberg K98 Rifle Bayonet withBelt Frog" is in sale since Friday, October 22, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Germany\Edged Weapons". The seller is "2newatthis" and is located in West Milford, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States.