K98s FAKE ETCHED/ENGRAVED GERMAN WW2 COMBAT BAYONETS

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THERE ARE STILL A NUMBER OF SELLERS ADVERTISING K98 ETCHED COMBAT BAYONETS AS GENUINE? EVEN WORSE! STILL STATING IGNORANCE TO BAYONETS REALITY, OR SELLING WITHOUT AN  HONEST APPRAISAL OF THE K98.JUST ANOTHER CON TO SELL,THEY ARE NOT CONCERNED WITH HONESTY, NOR ARE THEY CONCERNED ABOUT TAKING A LOT OF MONEY FROM YOU! REMEMBER NO ISSUED K98 COMBAT BAYONET WAS EVER ETCHED NOR ALLOWED TO BE PERSONALIZED, BY ORDER OF THE WEHRMACHT.IT SEEMS UNSCRUPULOUS SELLERS STILL  WANT YOU TO BELIEVE THE BAYONET TO BE RARE? AND  ETCHING AS GENUINE? IT IS NEITHER.THE ART OF ETCHING STARTED WAY BACK IN THE LATE 60S/EARLY 70S AND IN THE U.K.WITH THE PRICE OF A GERMAN BAYONET AT THAT TIME BEING AROUND £5 IT WAS THOUGHT A GOOD IDEA TO ETCH THE BLADE WITH BATTLES/SS/DIVS/PANZER MARKINGS ETC,ETC,TO INCREASE THE VALUE OF THE K98, THESE WERE IN SOME CASES DONE TO ORDER AND ALTHOUGH LOOK GOOD,THE BAYONET HAS BEEN DEFACED SO TO SPEAK.MANY GOOD K98S HAVE BEEN RUINED BY THIS PROCESS AND MANY NOT SO GOOD ONES HAVE BEEN DONE SO AS TO SELL THEM AT RIDICULOUS PRICES,REMEMBER YOU PAY FOR WHAT YOU GET,BUT PART OF WW2 HISTORY IT IS NOT..THE ETCHING IS A PROCESS WHICH USES ACID TO PRINT THE DESIRED PATTERN,NOT ENGRAVING! AS MOST OF THE BAYONETS THAT ARE ETCHED ARE NOT IN A GOOD CONDITION.BELIEVE NO SELLER IF THEY STATE BAYONETS AUTHENTICITY,IT'S A LIE...THEY ARE AND REMAIN FAKE/FANTASY ETCHED K98S.BEWARE WHEN THESE ARE OFFERED ON EBAY,BETTER STILL BEWARE OF SELLERS DESCRIPTION.HERE ARE 2 TYPICAL EXAMPLES AND THERE ARE MANY! THEY HAVE NO VALUE TO A COLLECTOR OF WW2 THIRD REICH ARTIFACTS, NOR ANY HISTORICAL VALUE. DO NOT DEFACE K98S.(GERMAN WW2 DRESS BAYONETS DO NOT COME UNDER THIS CATEGORY AS FAKE, NOR ETCHINGS AS FAKE) GO TO K.98FREE. WEB SITE DATA REGISTRY, AND  SCROLL DOWN TO STOP ETCHING K98 BAYONETS AND LOG ON,YOU WILL SEE IT IS  IN GERMAN? BUT NOT TO WORRY, IF YOU SCROLL  DOWN THE PAGE YOU WILL THEN BE ABLE TO CLICK ON TO ENGLISH,YOU WILL THEN GET MORE INSIGHT INTO THESE BAYONETS AND KNOWLEDGE......RAY..FAKE ETCHED K98 GERMAN WW2 BAYONETS

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