Original WW2 era (and certainly one of a kind) “theater-made fighting knife and matching original handmade scabbard. The well-defined trailing point blade is tool-grade carbon steel, the blade has been expertly sharpened to a razor-sharp edge; the tip is intact. The blade has a narrow slim profile optimized for a close-quarters fight. The quality of work is excellent; all parts have a perfect fit; this knife was definitely made by a very skilled knifemaker.
This W2 American theater fighting knife is about 10-1/4″ / 26 cm overall; the blade is about 6-1/4″ / 15.9 cm long. The handle is a solid chunk of aluminum with a bronze S-guard; all parts are tight with no play. The blade is completely unmarked. Original hand-made leather scabbard is signed MADE 8-1943. All stitching is intact; the leather is a bit dry but in very good condition overall, considering the age. The front panel has an interesting diamond-shaped brass pin that looks like som ROTC insignia. Or it could be a trophy of some sort, hard to tell at this point. Overall, this interesting hand-made WW2 American theater fighting knife and its original scabbard are in 100% serviceable condition still, even 80 plus years later. Don’t miss your chance to add this unique WW2 American fighting Bowie knife to your collection!
This WW2 fighter has not been cleaned or tampered with in any way; it is in 100% original “as is” condition; these are the actual photos. We have more WW2 American fighting knives, as well as several scarce WW1 and WW2 fighting daggers, bayonets and trench knives available for sale – please take a look in our Militaria section.
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