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Title V44 fighting knife
Nationality American
Period c 1944
Sold

These knives were designed for close combat in the Pacific against a tenacious enemy and were probably kept in store for re-issue to US troops during the Korean War, hence the 1948 date stamp on the wrapper (faint type). This one has the bulk of its factory polish to the blade (marked 'CASE XX').

The leather scabbard is marked 'COLLINS' and has been damaged and repaired at the tip. The grips are plastic and the crosspiece is brass.

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


[Edged Weapons : Dirks : American : 20th Century]

testimonials

[It] got in [arrived]! It's a fine piece.

G V, Belgium, 11.08.2008

Found the item a little on the expensive side and a bit disappointed that you were unwilling to bend a bit on the price of the Officer's Tunic Eagle (half the fun of buying, after all, is the haggling), but impressed by the speed of delivery and the quality of the item. Was well worth it in the long run...

G F, UK, 30.08.2005

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