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Thumbnail image of Jordanian or Iraqi issue No. 4 Mk. II* bayonetThumbnail image of Jordanian or Iraqi issue No. 4 Mk. II* bayonetThumbnail image of Jordanian or Iraqi issue No. 4 Mk. II* bayonetThumbnail image of Jordanian or Iraqi issue No. 4 Mk. II* bayonet No. 4 Mk. II* Socket bayonet for use with the caliber .303 Lee-Enfield No. 4 rifle.

This Prince-Smith & Stells Co. No. 4 Mk. II* bayonet has Arabic markings on the socket. Most likely Jordanian from the Arab Legion, but could also have been used by Iraq.

According to Jordanian collector/ researcher Ahmad Hatamleh, Jordan and Iraq were the two countries in the Levant where the British helped establish their national armies.

Prior to obtaining independence in 1946, Jordan was a British Protectorate, known as Transjordan.

No. 4 Spike Bayonets Page

8.00 203 10.00 254 .595 15.1 Socket (left): partial PSK mark

Socket (right) "VNS"

Socket (right): in Arabic

"à gh" over "1 9 h"

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