Switzerland M 1957 Sturmgewehr 57 bayonet with frog
Marked 'W' for the manufacturer Wenger.
Bayonet is in excellent condition, the scabbard with some light wear.
Knife bayonet for use on the renowned 7.5 mm. Sturmgewehr 57 (Assault Rifle 57) made by the firm Schweizerische Industrie-Gesellschaft (S.I.G.). It was designated Bajonett Mod. 1957 (Bayonet Model 1957).
In spite of its official designation, the Stgw. 57 is a selective-fire rifle, rather than an assault rifle. The Stgw. 57 is widely considered the the Rolls Royce of selective-fire rifles. The Stgw. 57 had a very long service life, remaining in production from 1958–1983.