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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

The pommel arrived safely today... It's a nice little object and really quite tactile... As usual, it was a pleasure to do business with you and I look forward to finding something else in your stock to tempt me.

J M, UK, 09.05.2009

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

G V, Belgium, 11.08.2008

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