The basic rifle at the outbreak of the Great War 1914 was Mauser M1898. It was important for the Military to have equal length of rifle including bayonet as the main enemy the French. The result was a long slender bayonet M1898.The item "WWI GERMAN G98 RIFLE M1898 M1905 BUTCHER BAYONET & SCABBARD" is in sale since Friday, March 30, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Reproductions\Germany". The seller is "luckyline1945" and is located in Pierre, South Dakota. This item can be shipped worldwide.