As noted, each East German AK-47/59 bayonet offered by Keepshooting.com is an authentic piece of East German military surplus. As the Nationale Volksarmee, or "National People's Army," was a known employer of the AK-47 rifle and many of its variants, often issued as the MPi-K, the MPi-KS and many others, it stands to reason that the East German AK-47/59 bayonet would have been originally designed for and issued to members of the landstreitkräfte, otherwise known as the land forces, one of the four main service branches of the NVA.
Previous issuance of each East German AK-47/59 bayonet offered by Keepshooting.com is all but guaranteed, though each remains in good condition and requires nothing more than a quick cleaning. Those looking to use these bayonets may also find that the blade could benefit from a sharpening. Moreover, as these are used military surplus bayonets, both condition and appearance may vary from blade to blade, and returns will not be offered for cosmetic variances. Those looking for the last part to complete a rifle or a unique piece of East German military history are sure to love the East German AK-47/59 bayonet.
As for the bayonet itself, it features a fixed blade constructed from carbon steel that measures approximately 5 3/4 inches in length. This Bowie-style blade features a serrated spine as well as the aforementioned provision for configuration with the scabbard to form a pair of wire cutters. When combined with the synthetic handle, the entire assembly measures approximately 10 3/4 inches in length. Also included with each bayonet is an original-issue, synthetic scabbard. Each scabbard includes a leather frog for hanging from a belt.
Available in limited quantities, the East German AK-47/59 bayonet is an excellent choice for:
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