Pommel form: eagle head with no attachment system. Stylised feathers are depicted in relief. Pommel meets grips vertically.
Grips form: two-piece staghorn retained by two large dome-headed rivets. Underside of grips very slightly shaped to hand, back flat and straight. The badge is missing from the right grip.
Crossguard form: lower guard formed into short backswept quillon with flared terminal. Upper guard, extending only a little way above back of blade, is convex ground. Left and right sides, except for that section stamped with the unit mark, are adorned with oakleaves and acorns in low relief.
Blade form: long, single-edged, spear point, fullered. Fullers start approximately 33 mm from crossguard and extend to blade tip.
Blade finish: chrome plated.
Reference: Watts, J & White, P, 1975, '(The) Bayonet Book', Watts and White, p 177 ref 396)
inscription stamped crossguard (left side) (unit mark) P Bd.1074.
mark stamped blade (left ricasso) squirrel, facing left, holding acorn. Below the squirrel the letters "C.E.". The whole within a banded oval marked "CARL EICKHORN + SOLINGEN +"
mark stamped blade (back, near guard) B below skeletal star