east german ak bayonetPage 1 of 2 east german bayonet 2 Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 15 of East German AK bayonets. I already posted these pictures on the other site, but our DDR forum here needs some action. I like the type classifications that Mr.
Bayonets of Post-War Germany
Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 15 of East German AK bayonets. I already posted these pictures on the other site, but our DDR forum here needs some action. I like the type classifications that Mr. Ivie uses, so I'll list those along with the DDR nomenclature next to it. The DDR's bayonets mirror the evolution of Soviet bayonets, except that they never produced the late AK "spearpoint" type. Used for the stamped-receiver East German AK's from until Used from until "the end". Designed for the East German version of the AK, first produced in Based on serial number data, these black bayonets supplanted the yellow-red ones for use on DDR AK's, but it's unclear exactly which year that occurred.
Extremely nice photos Richard. Perfect lighting and themed background. Very nice collection too. Sponsored Links Remove Advertisements. It is probably worth noting that after re-unification the newly unified Army was adopting the G36 rifle- Initially it had no bayonet but they revised it to include a bayonet mount and since they had so many Balck Type II bayonets on hand they made it use that bayonet.
So the black type II actually outlived East Germany in use in the German army, though in a somewhat modified form: Martin's book is great- everyone should grab a copy: Did the type 1 transitional bayonet and scabbard have matching numbers? Yes, matching numbers are pen engraved.
The full serial, "CG", in the channel for the rifle's lug and the last three, "", on the backside of the wire-cutting plate on the scabbard. I've owned about a half-dozen of this type, and all had matching numbers applied the same way, with the same format, from the factory.
All I have to do now is get the early AK 74 bayonet with the orange grips and my E. The orange bayonet was used by NVA border troops in The Orange colored grips are found in the serial range This could be because of repairwork done to the bayonet.
Why the grips changed to orange is still a mystery. A picture of my orange bayonet. East German AK bayonets I have one example without sawteeths, somebody information about it? Originally Posted by Jasiwasi. Another "Type I" variation worth noting is the one that East Germany manufactured with the orange handle, as well, which is nearly impossible to find anymore: Additionally, much like Hungary did with their "Type I" bayonet, East Germany also made a "Type I" bayonet with a modified-cut pommel that's extremely hard to find nowadays: The seller didn't want to drop on the price, so he threw in a Romanian PM md.
I already ordered a correct scabbard from Numrich's! Last edited by majormadmax; at Added photo MPiKM likes this. The only marking on it was a circle K The guy had some other bayonets I want but I havent been able to get back to the shop as I am learning I hate working day shift for this reason. By zb in forum East German. All times are GMT The time now is