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WW2 era American “theater” fighting dagger, original custom-made leather scabbard

$169.99 $149.99

Unique WW2 American theater-made fighting dagger 7-in dual edge blade, original custom-made leather scabbard; great overall condition, considering the age. FREE SHIPPING WITHIN THE U.S. FOR THIS ITEM

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WW2 American theater-made fighting dagger 7-in dual edge blade, original custom-made leather scabbard; great overall condition, considering the age.

Original WW2 era American “theater” fighting knife made from whatever materials were available on hand – an aluminum handle seems to be machine-cut  from a chunk of solid metal and hand-finished with a file; the blade almost looks like a WW1 era M1918 Trench knife; probably a re-purposed old file. The overall quality fit is excellent; all parts are tight with no play – not a small feat in the rudimentary field conditions. The dagger and its original custom-made leather scabbard are completely unmarked.

This interesting fighter is about 10-7/8″ / 27.7 cm overall; dual-edged blade is about 6-7/8″ / 17.5 cm; the blade is very sharp still; the tip is a bit rounded. Solid aluminum handle with an integral hilt was cut from a single chunk of metal. It’s nice and tight; the handle is solid with no play. Original leather scabbard was custom-made for the knife; the leather is soft and supple still; all stitching is intact; the bottom part of the snap for the keeper is missing (could be replaced as it was made from the WW2 era standard-issue gear fastener).

This one of a kind WW2 American theater-made fighting dagger has not been cleaned or tampered with in any way; it is in 100% original “as is” condition; these are the actual photos. I 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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FREE USPS PRIORITY MAIL SHIPPING FOR THIS ITEM WITHIN THE U.S.

No shipping to Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Japan, or the UK/Ireland for this item, sorry. International shipping to other countries via USPS for this item will be $39.75 and up to most countries on our “ship-to” list.

Additional information

Weight 9.1 lbs

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