ARSENAL MARKED US MODEL 1880 HUNTING KNIFE WITH SCABBARD

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Item Code: E2846

Overall this large knife meas. approx. 13.50 inches long. The 3.75 inch round wood handle is ribbed for a better grip. The blade itself is approx. 8.50 inches long x 2.00 inches wide. A raised line runs down the center through to the point. Above the line is a shallow fuller while below it the true edge is free of nicks.

The blade attaches to the handle by use of a brass tang. One side of the tang is stamped with the number “3721” while the opposite side is marked “U.S.” over “SPRINGFIELD.”

Thick leather scabbard is sewn and has a tooled line border. Throat is brass. Leather frog is attached with a connected brass hook for attaching to the waist belt. Back of the brass hook is clearly stamped “WATERVLIET ARSENAL” in two lines. Leather frog is also lightly stamped in the area where the hook rivets are with “….RVLIET” and “…SENAL.”

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