U.S & German World War I & II Military Knives

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U.S & German World War I & II Military Knives

Postby Miller Bro's » Sat May 29, 2010 7:55 pm

I like collecting WW II era U.S. and German Military knives.

I would like to see any knives others here might have in their collection.

Here is an unused WWII era Camillus, USMC fighting knife with scabbard.


Let`s see your old military knives ::tu::
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Re: U.S & German World War II Military Knives

Postby Owd Wullie » Sat May 29, 2010 10:08 pm

NICE on D!! ::tu::
Here's an old PAL with a history. It went through the Pacific "Island Campaigns" with a SEABEE. It's just like he left it. It is one SHARP SOB!
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Re: U.S & German World War II Military Knives

Postby Miller Bro's » Sun May 30, 2010 12:45 am

Very nice Willie!

It`s in great condition and with the original sheath, these are usually missing.

This thread also includes military folding pocket knives ::nod::

So let`s see them military knives of all kinds ::tu::
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Re: U.S & German World War II Military Knives

Postby Owd Wullie » Sun May 30, 2010 1:09 am

Thanks D.
Here's a First Special Forces pocket knife that belonged to my wife's uncle. He was killed by a booby trapped pistol near the end of 44 in France. We're still trying to figure out what outfit he was with.
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In case any body is wondering, the phillips screwdriver was used to tighten their ski bindings.
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Re: U.S & German World War II Military Knives

Postby smiling-knife » Tue Jun 01, 2010 4:09 pm

Here is a Camillus US Army knife. :D s-k

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Re: U.S & German World War II Military Knives

Postby Classic Case » Tue Jun 01, 2010 8:48 pm

Here is a Camillus US Army knife. s-k

I was using one of those for an EDC a few years ago,...I really liked that knife.
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Re: U.S & German World War II Military Knives

Postby Mossdancer » Wed Jun 02, 2010 2:29 am

MB:
I 'm gonna be lazy on this one. Try clicking on this url, it is a post from a few months back.

viewtopic.php?f=44&t=13689

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PS I do have a few recent finds I will get around to posting soon.
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Postby Owd Wullie » Wed Jun 02, 2010 3:28 am

Mossdancer wrote:MB:
I 'm gonna be lazy on this one. Try clicking on this url, it is a post from a few months back.

viewtopic.php?f=44&t=13689

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PS I do have a few recent finds I will get around to posting soon.


Lookin forward to Mossdancer's weighing in on this thread. :mrgreen: Did you catch what I posted about your holster a few threads down?
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Re: U.S & German World War II Military Knives

Postby Mossdancer » Wed Jun 02, 2010 2:06 pm

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Yes, I did. I only wish there was some sort of mark. It is definite though it will fit a small frame 5 inch revolver. I don't remember the Police ever wearing an apparatus that would accept a web belt hanger. I will look that thread up and post the url to here also.
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Re: U.S & German World War II Military Knives

Postby Miller Bro's » Thu Jun 03, 2010 12:03 am

All nice knives posted so far ::tu::

Not too many around here collect military knives I guess ::shrug:: ::hmm::

Here is another one, a Pal RH 35 U.S. Navy knife.

Willie will like this one ::nod:: :lol:
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Re: U.S & German World War II Military Knives

Postby Owd Wullie » Thu Jun 03, 2010 4:36 am

Yes INDEED!! ::tu::

I like that old stag handled folder with US NAVY on it better. ( hint hint) LOL
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Re: U.S & German World War II Military Knives

Postby Miller Bro's » Thu Jun 03, 2010 10:29 pm

Owd Wullie wrote:I like that old stag handled folder with US NAVY on it better. ( hint hint) LOL


Very hard to find those Willie! ::drool:: :D

I know where there is a Miller gravity rope knife with the blade etched "U.S. Navy", One of your "Holy Grail" Knives.

Only problem is the guy want`s $2,800 for it :shock: :o :roll: ::dang:: ::disgust:: ::tear::

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Re: U.S & German World War II Military Knives

Postby gino » Fri Jun 04, 2010 12:18 am

Awesome knife!
First one I ever saw and I love it!
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Re: U.S & German World War II Military Knives

Postby Owd Wullie » Fri Jun 04, 2010 1:21 am

Miller Bro`s wrote:
Owd Wullie wrote:I like that old stag handled folder with US NAVY on it better. ( hint hint) LOL


Very hard to find those Willie! ::drool:: :D

I know where there is a Miller gravity rope knife with the blade etched "U.S. Navy", One of your "Holy Grail" Knives.

Only problem is the guy want`s $2,800 for it :shock: :o :roll: ::dang:: ::disgust:: ::tear::

:lol:

Is that all???? :roll:

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Re: U.S & German World War II Military Knives

Postby Mossdancer » Sat Jun 05, 2010 12:34 am

Here are a few more for the grist.
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Guard marked Mk2 Camillus, Guard marked Mk2 Camillus.Tang Marked Robeson 37 Mk2
M8 sheath,M8 sheath,Guard marked KA BAR M2 M8 Sheath.
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Model 1918 US Bolo by Plumb with correct Sheath
Model 1917 ACC Trench Knife with correct sheath
WWII Chatillion USMC Bolo with 1945 Hoyt sheath.
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Guard marked Cam.M4 Bayonet for USM1 30 Cal Carbine, M8 sheath.Guard marked Cam.M4 Bayonet for USM1 30 Cal Carbine, M8 Sheath, Guard marked Mk2 KA BAR. The middle sheath is the only one I have with original tie down thong.
photo4 Left to right and along bottom Pilot and aircrew knives. On far right is WW2 Folding bailout machete, Thanks to Wild Bill. On the bottom is my original issued 6 inch survival knife issued in Sept. 1961 in used condition..
Pommel marked Ontario 5-99,Pommel marked Ontario 9-87, Pommel marked Camillus 1967,
Pommel marked Camillus 3-85,Blade Marked Cattaraugus . Bottom Blade marked 6" Camillus. During the days of International Flight Suits, found later to not have much of a camo effect when in the jungle after losing your ride.
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