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#317381 03/27/2016 07:41 PM
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Got back from the post office the other day, probably the best trip ever. I wanted to take the opportunity to share two Eickhorn double etched bayonets that I obtained from the Cashi Collection.

Before I describe them, I just want to add that the pics on Cash's website, http://www.cashicollection.com/, do not do the bayonets justice. These blades are screamers!

The first bayonet is a short model with #3220 Infantry etch attached to the 11th Infantry Regiment in Leipzig, roughly 120 miles southwest of Berlin. The rifle slot was complete with red felt insert, just a beauty!

The second bayonet is a long model with #3219 Army etch attached to the 11th Pioneer Battalion in Lotzen. This city is located in Northwest Poland now, cool. The rifle slot was complete with a green felt insert & sports a nice NCO portepee.

At any rate, enjoy the pics & many thanks to Cash (cash@cashi.com). Best wishes!

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All for now, please let me know what you think & thanks.

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Those are very nice additions to your collection, Mat.

And, I share your view on Cash's pictures.. the reality is way better than what his pictures show.

A Pioniere unit dedication is a hard one to find...I have a one line Pioniere dedication on an Eickhorn etch, vs your two line dedication.

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Always looking for Eickhorns and etched bayonets.
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As always John, thank you for taking the opportunity to share your magnificent pieces. Your pioneer etch is a screamer!! They don't get any better than that!!
Best wishes,

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I think it's great that when a superlative collection like Ralph's has to go on the market, that things of beauty find their way to people who can similarly appreciate them.

Great bayonets Mat & John!


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