Algerian bayonet

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NICO56
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Algerian bayonet

Post by NICO56 » Sun Apr 12, 2020 2:10 pm

On an Algerian forum devoted to military questions, I could find these photos of bayonets, resembling that of Chinese type 87, but used for Algerian type 56.
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Re: Algerian bayonet

Post by MDIvie » Sun Apr 12, 2020 3:17 pm

Nice find. That is in the format of your basic Chinese export catalog but is from an Algerian company using an Chinese arsenal code of 831 and is in Arabic and French. They are referring to the rifles as the Type 89. Black gripped version of the Type 81 with wire cutter scabbard is definitely interesting as is what looks like a local produced version of the Soviet GP25 under barrel grenade launcher. They also appear to produce an RPK with what appears to be a horizontal drum in the catalog photo, a Makarov copy, and a 12 gauge pump shotgun. The Makarov and 12 gauge would be copies of copies produced by the Chinese.

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Re: Algerian bayonet

Post by NICO56 » Sun Apr 12, 2020 3:32 pm

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Re: Algerian bayonet

Post by ilian » Sun Apr 12, 2020 6:53 pm

It's a PM89 bayonet, it's not a black type 81 but an algerian made type 87 bayonet like NICO said

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Re: Algerian bayonet

Post by MDIvie » Mon Apr 13, 2020 12:16 am

Didn't mean it was a Chinese made piece. But its heritage is from the Type 81 bayonet.

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Re: Algerian bayonet

Post by ilian » Mon Apr 13, 2020 10:23 am

Yes you're right Type 87 rifle is a type 81 modernized experimental rifle but bayonet of this rifle is different:

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Re: Algerian bayonet

Post by NICO56 » Mon Apr 13, 2020 12:11 pm

The algerian bayonet straps seem to be in leather or false leather while those of the Chinese version are in cordura

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Re: Algerian bayonet

Post by ilian » Mon Apr 13, 2020 12:43 pm

True ;) certainly artificial leather or black vinyl.

I know one of these bayonets here in France, but the guy keep it for him :/

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