AUSTRALIAN ISSUED WW2 OWEN GUN BAYONET
This Owen Gun bayonet is known as the 1/2 model being the second type of Owen Gun bayonet produced during WW2 for the Australian Army. Date marked 11/44. Owen guns were also produced for the Korean war and were date marked after 1945. This bayonet is stamped OA for Orange Arsenal, Bayonet production was moved from Lithgow to Orange Arsenal in July 1942, where most of Australia’s Second World War bayonets were produced. This bayonet is in excellent condition.