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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

Just to let you know that the bayonets arrived safely this morning and I am extremely happy! They are everything that I had hoped they would be, but better! I am extremely pleased that i purchased them from you. The 1867 Albini ... is an absolute beauty, the blade is immaculate. The other is in fact in far better condition that I had imagined as well. So all in all, I couldn't be happier! Many thanks Chris.

I very much look forward to doing business with you again in the near future.

Russell Thomas, Norway, 15.08.2013

Buttons received thanks Chris. Again, very happy. No doubt you'll be hearing from me again soon.

D R, UK, 15.01.2011

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