MODEL 1917 TRENCH KNIFE AND SCABBARD

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Item Code: 169-648

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 a double row of five die-cut teeth. Additionally, there is a raised “pommel” that screws into the tang to hold the wood grip and guard tight.

Inside of guard stamped “A.C. CO. U.S.A. 1917”. (American Cutlery Company).

The walnut handle has four notches for the fingers and a rounded back

Scabbard is made of a sewn piece of leather, painted olive drab. Steel throat and tip riveted in place. Throat 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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