Japanese Sword Bayonet

20 inches overall, 15 1/2 inch blade. Made by Matsushita Kinzoku KK (Matsushita Metalworking Corp.). Matsushita Kinzoku was a subsidiary of Matshusita National Denki (Matsushita National Electric Co.). Founded in 1918 to make consumer household electric appliances they are a progenitor of the Panasonic Corporation.

For use on the Type 30 6.5mm rifle with designation the bayonet shares. Also fits 6.5 mm. Type 38 and Type I rifle as well as the 7.7mm. Type 99 rifle."