INSAS

Indian INSAS Bayonets
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Re: INSAS

Post by Mr. B. » Wed Oct 23, 2019 7:10 pm

Here is an example of what Windlass Steel Craft can produce. This is a replica that they make which is listed on eBay. It is a copy of a British WWII era Enfield N0. 5 MKI jungle carbine bayonet and scabbard. Note that the markings include that of the original manufacture R.F.I. which is the Royal Factory Ishapore. Windlass makes a variety of other bayonet replicas. Attached is a link to that part of their current catalog.

https://www.windlass.com/product-catego ... /bayonets/

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Re: INSAS

Post by Brian » Wed Oct 30, 2019 7:05 pm

I think they are a private company contracted out to make the bayonets for the Indian army.
The ones we see are likely overruns, but I do not think commercially made. Jeremy Tenniswood in the UK may know more as he sold/released many if not most of the ones we see today, over 15 years ago. He must have acquired them somehow. Maybe he remembers something.
https://militaria.co.uk/
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