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No. 4 Mk. II
Socket bayonet for use with the caliber .303 Lee-Enfield No. 4 rifle. These saw extensive use during the Second World War and into the 1950s, when the Lee-Enfield was superseded by the 7.62 mm. NATO caliber FN–FAL assault rifle.

This example went to New Zealand to equip the 2nd New Zealand Expeditionary Force. The 2nd NZEF fought in the North African and European Theatres as part of the British 8th Army.

Based on serial numbers observed, approximately 35,000 No. 4 bayonets went to New Zealand.

No. 4 Spike Bayonets Page

8.00 203
10.00
254
.595
15.1
Socket: N (arrow) Z over "24637"
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