U.S. Government Issue
The Original Colt M7 bayonet (for the M16 rifle) in *Excellent* condition.
These bayonets were made by Colt Manufacturing Company, Hartford, Connecticut. These are NOT the more common West German contract produced M7 bayonet.
These have the Colt "Rampant Mustang" logo and part number on the blade.
The scabbards received with this Colt M7 bayonet are designed to fit the german G3 and any 7" bayonet including the M7. The scabbards were manufactured sometime between the 1960s - 1970s.
The M7 bayonet is a bayonet that was used by the U.S. military for the M16 rifle, it can also be used with the M4 carbine as well as many other assault rifles, carbines and combat shotguns. It can be used as a fighting knife and utility tool. It was introduced in 1964, when the M16 rifle entered service during the Vietnam War.
Blade condition is very good, shows marks from going in and out of the scabbard, minimal wear. Bayonet cross guards, pommel and scabbard hardware show a few spots of patina the should oil away with ease.
MADE IN THE USA