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M-1909 Bolo Bayonet
Basic Information

The M-1909 Bolo Bayonet is a variant of the M-1909 Bolo Knife and has been seen in three forms, all of which are distinguished by differences in the hilt. It is extremely scarce and many attempts have been made to create fakes of this rare bolo bayonet, usually by welding M-1892 Bayonets to M-1909 Bolo Knives.

Only 50 of these Bolo Bayonets were produced at the Springfield Armory in 1911, and 52 in 1913. Designed and issued for field use, no actual records of their use have been found in military documents to date.

Great care should be taken in acquiring and authenticating this rare bolo bayonet.


M-1909 Basic Data

Blade Length: 13.9 inches Overall Length: 19.5 inches
Blade Width: 2.3 inches Blade Thickness: 0.3125 inches
Scabbards: There standard scabbard manufactured for the M-1909 Bolo in 1911 and 1913 by Rock Island are correct.  
Note: Line drawing is of an experimental M-1909 bolo bayonet.  
Obverse side view with SA stamping with correct scabbard