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Title Fighting/boot knife
Nationality German
Period 1943-5
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This is the pattern which has the guard forged in one piece with the blade. They were carried from mid-war onwards to the end as a last-ditch weapon by many of the soldiers, especially on the Russian front. There is no maker mark.

The grip would appear to be fruitwood of some sort, held in place by three brass rivets. It is a slightly scruffy example, with some traces of the original paintwork to the scabbard.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.


[Edged Weapons : Dirks : Third Reich : Army]

testimonials

I received the medals safely yesterday and I am very pleased with them.

S W, UK, 02.09.2010

Bayonet arrived safe + sound this AM Sat. Special delivery excellent again. Worth the few extra bob. To be honest it was better than I dared hope. I usually avoid polished bits like the plague!! Your price was a bit fierce!! - but a great marking I lacked... Please email me anytime you have anything that might be of interest.

C W, UK, 09.09.2006

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