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Cheshire, North WestUpdated 9 years ago
Sale typeTrade
Your referenceED 2317
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VERY RARE, MINT, UN-ISSUED, WW2 U.S. Navy 1st Type, MK 2 Fighting Knife By Camillus & U.S.N. Leather Sheath. ED 2317

The WW2 1st Type MK 2 fighting knives issued to the U.S.N. (United States Navy) has a heavy steel pommel secured by a threaded nut at the butt. The 1st type MK2 was only in service for a short period and was soon replaced by the 2nd type which had a pommel secured by steel pin. 1st type MK2 knives are very rare. This is an excellent original example of the 1st type WW2 U.S. Navy MK 2 Fighting Knife made by Camillus in its sheath. The grip is constructed of the correct laminated leather washers with correct 1st type steel pommel secured at the butt by threaded nut. It is in superb near mint, clean and undamaged condition. It has a steel crossguard and a 7" parkerised bowie blade. The crossguard is crisply stamped, "U.S.N." and the reverse with manufacturer details "CAMILLUS N.Y.". It is complete with it's original leather scabbard with belt loop and retaining strap with working brass press stud fastener. It is stamped on the front 'USN'. Price for this very rare un-issued 1st Type MK2 knife and scabbard includes UK delivery. ED 2317


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