units of the Matrosen Division were the recipients of large
quantities of converted Model 1891 Three-line Rifles. This
group photo shows a small detachment armed with M91s equipped
with tubular bayonet adapters.
1895 Hungarian Gendarmerie bayonet, two of which are pictured
here, were produced with blades patterned after the Model
1854 socket bayonet. A small number of these scabbards have
turned up altered to accept the Model 91 Russian socket bayonet.
two bayonets in this photo are captured Russian M91 bayonets
in the standard German ersatz scabbard. The bottom example
is a captured bayonet in an Austro-Hungarian ersatz scabbard.
All three are complete with the appropriate frog and troddel,
or bayonet knot.
to right are shown the scabbard throats of the Model 95 Hungarian
gendarmerie scabbard, this one in its original configuration,
two German ersatz pattern scabbards and on the far right,
the throat of the Austro-Hungarian ersatz scabbard. Note the
throat insert on the German ersatz scabbards. This insert
allowed the Germans to use this same pattern scabbard with
a variety of ersatz bayonets constructed with various obsolete
socket bayonet blades.
to bottom are a standard Austro-Hungarian Model 1895 Mannlicher
NCO bayonet, a twist blade Austro-Hungarian ersatz bayonet
and on the very bottom, a Model 91 Austro-Hungarian ersatz