In 1904, Brazil adopted the M1904 yataghan sword bayonet
, marking the end of an era. The last of the yataghan sword bayonets that began with the French M1840. I believe the Brazilian M1904 to be the only yataghan bayonet produced for a Mauser rifle.
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1904—The Last Yataghan Sword Bayonet