11 Swedish Bayonets with the metal base to be appraised as ONE UNIT. The unit was used in Jozef’s magical presentations.
Info about Swedish Bayonets.
The bayonets presented in Jozef's magic show carry a long history of existence. Jozef used 13 of these deadly weapons in his show since the 1980-es. In 1985 Jozef establish the first World record in lying on the least number of nails - 13.
Jozef's extraordinary achievement was recorded in the Guinness files of World's Records.
Jozef improved his own World Record in lying on 12 nails. This accomplishment happened in 1994 at the Public University Session in Kosice - former Czechoslovakia. Less number of nails results in more pressure on each point.
In 1980-es, he replaced nails for sharp historical knives - Swedish Bayonets. Swedish Bayonets - history goes back to the early 1900.
According to historical records, the manufacturing
of these bayonets began in 1905, when the Eskilstuna Jernmanufactur (Eskilstuna, Erik Anton Berg E.A.B.) change the design of flat stud on the bottom of the handle to a conical shape and single edge blade, which is in a description of these bayonets. The approximate age of the knives is between 100 to 115 years old.
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The dimension of the Swedish Bayonet is 13 inches / 33 cm length from the tip of the knife to the bottom of the handle.