WWII Era US Navy USN Mark 1 Training Bayonet with USN MK1 Scabbard for the M1 Garand Rifle - Marked: B.M. Co. Original - Excellent Condition
The USN Mark 1 Bayonet was made with a 16" plastic blade. It is marked: B.M. Co. over NORD-3066. B.M. Co. is for Beckwith Manufacturing Co. It has black plastic grips and the USN MK1 Scabbard. The scabbard is marked USN over MK1 and has the Beckwith quality control mark of B6/3N on the underside of the top plate. No nicks or chips in the blade. Very nice overall condition. This bayonet will fit the following rifles: M1903 or M1903A3 Springfield or the M1 Garand Rifles.
Please see M.H. Coles Book "Best of US Military Knives, Bayonets & Machetes" page 43, item #2.
This is an estate find from a meticulous prominent military collector.