Italian Model 1938 Beretta Sub Machine Gun
Folding Bayonet, sold
Rare, guaranteed authentic Italian Model 1938 (second type / 1939
/ 49) Beretta Sub Machine Gun Folding Bayonet.
Guaranteed authentic: Please note, there were two versions of the
M1938, one had a press stud in the pommel (this is one that you
find hundreds of reproductions of), one had the pivoting bar to
the tang; that is what you have here, the pivoting bar version which
has not been reproduced.
Rare, rare, rare; these bayonets are known to sell for thousands
of dollars in the USA.
In good though aged condition, the 19.7 cm blade is in good condition
but has patina. The blade works (folds and extends and locks well).
Overall length 24 cm folded, 32cm extended fully, 30.7 cm extended
and locked. No haggling please; just try to find another of these
at under $2000. Yours for £? (too late, now sold). please
quote item reference AA10 (0006). Further / full sized images available