named the M-1900 Combination Knife Bayonet and Intrenching
Tool, the Krag Bowie Bayonet as
it is commonly known, is another variant of the M-1892 Bayonet.
It was specifically designed and issued for field trials in tropical
areas, most notably in the Philippines. Approximately 2500 of
the estimated 2850 made were used in field trials.
The Bowie Bayonet
was regarded as attractive to the eye, but unsuitable for
multiple purposes and quite fragile at the tip. Few pieces
of this bayonet exist in decent condition, and like many other
of the Krag Bayonet variants, this rare bayonet is highly sought