During the end of the war the Japanese were desperately short of raw materials, especially steel. They resorted to using any material they could to make ends meet, even bamboo.We can see that this last ditch bayonet is an early one with the quillion intact, as well as a beautifully blued blade. The scabbard is made of bamboo with a metal tip.
Its very skillfully made, but one can really see the desperation of Japanese forces when holding this bayonet. Japanese militaria in general is beginning to go up in price, now is your opportunity to grab an amazing piece of Japanese WW2 history! Please look over all the pictures carefully to judge the item for yourself. Certificates of Authenticity are available upon request at no additional charge. We also do a large amount of consignment, we have helped many collectors turn their collection into cash without lifting a finger.
The item "Original WW2/WWII Japanese Arisaka Bayonet Bamboo Scabbard RARE Last Ditch IJA" is in sale since Sunday, March 14, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Japan\Other Japanese WWII Orig Items".
The seller is "mltraders_1" and is located in Catonsville, Maryland. This item can be shipped to United States.