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CETME
Knife bayonet for use on the famous 7.62 mm. NATO caliber CETME assault rifle.  

CETME is an acronym for Centro de Estudios T├ęcnicos de Materiales Especiales (Center for Technical Studies of Special Materials). CETME was the Spanish government design and development establishment where German designer, Ludwig Vorgrimler, modified the German StG45(M) assault rifle to create the CETME.

This example was made in Spain for Export to Guatemala. Differences between this bayonet and the more common Spanish Army version:

Smooth Grips (Spanish are checkered);

Angled pommel (Spanish has straight pommel);

Oval Mortise (Spanish has square mortise); and,

Fullered Blade (Spanish blade unfullered).

8.875
225
13.50
343
.870
22.1
Ricasso (Left): Crown over superimposed "FN"

Ricasso (Right): Crest over "Toledo"

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Bayonets of Guatemala

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