MODEL 1917 TRENCH KNIFE AND SCABBARD

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Item Code: 169-646

This trench dagger has a single triangular shaped blade without any markings. The blade measures approximately 9” with the overall length of knife being 14”. The knuckle guard in a "D" shape, with six raised pyramidal points. A seventh “point” acts as the pommel where the tang of the blade is peened to hold the wood grip and guard tight.

Front of guard stamped “U.S. / L.F.&C. / 1917”. (Landers, Frary and Clark). The handle is oiled walnut and has four notches for the fingers and a rounded back. Hairline crack on right side.

Scabbard is made of a sewn piece of leather, painted olive drab. Steel throat and tip riveted in place and stamped “M.S.” A double brass hook allows attachment to web gear. Made by Jewell Belt and Company and marked “Jewell 1918” along sewn seam below throat.

Condition very good overall.  [jet] [ph:L]

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