Experimental Knuckle Knife Bayonet M16
This a standard M7 bayonet that has had the right side grip replaced with cast aluminum knuckles secured by the original grip screws. There are markings inside the knucks but the origin is unknown but said to be from a small manufacturing plant in Kentucky.
Name: Experimental Knucks Knife Bayonet for the M16
Description: All black knife made from an M7 bayonet. Right grip replaced with cast aluminum knucks that are internally marked but origin unknown. Said to be from a plant in Kentucky. Scabbard is the standard M8A1 issued with the M7 bayonet. Reference is Cole IV p. 110.