Rare Swiss M1878 bayonet
Rare Swiss Model 1878 pioneer bayonet.
This bayonet was built for the Vetterlis 1878-1881 family of rifles and the early Schmidt Rubins.
Built by S.J.C. Neuhausen. This piece shows a 18 3/4 blade with the fuller on one side only.
This was the earliest of the Swiss sawback bayonets. This example comes with it's steel mounted leather scabbard.