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    American Cutlery Co (A.C. Co.) Diston & Sons Design Model 1917- 1918 Trench/ Fighting Knife Other Blades
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    American Cutlery Co (A.C. Co.) Diston & Sons Design Model 1917- 1918 Trench/ Fighting Knife Other Blades

    BladesOther BladesUsed£ 795

    WW1 1917 Dated U.S. Military Diston & Sons Design Model 1917- 1918 Trench/ Fighting Knife By American Cutlery Co (A.C. Co.) Sn 13463 - 13463

    In 1917 several designs were submitted to the U.S. Ordnance Dept for a new fighting knife. The design by Henry Diston & Sons, Philadelphia was chosen over others (see pages 22 – 23 of Cole’s book U.S. Military Knives).This is an excellent original example of the Diston design Model 1917- 1918 Trench/ Fighting Knife by the American Cutlery Co. The blade is a simple but effective blackened 8 ½” triangular spike (13 ½” overall) secured to a contoured walnut grip with finger grooves. The edges of the steel knuckle bow bears 2 rows of steel flange teeth. The grip also has a stepped steel pommel nut. The inside of the bow is crisply stamped 'A.C. Co USA’ and dated ‘1917'. The original green leather scabbard has blackened fittings including an integral brass belt hanger all in great condition. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 13463
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    CategoryBlades
    SubcategoryOther Blades
    ConditionUsed
    Price£ 795
    Sale typeTrade
    MakeAmerican Cutlery Co (A.C. Co.)
    Manufactured Year1917
    Your reference13463
    Recommended UsageCollection item

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