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Edged Weapons

All uniformed military and Political formations had their own bayonet, knife, dagger and/or sword to complete their individual uniform. Most were for daily wear while many were utilitarian, such as with the military where they were used in combat. Many though were exclusively worn for “show” as part of the daily uniform and for dress/ceremonial occasions. Fighting knifes and bayonets were mostly exclusive to military formations such as the Army (Heere), Waffen-SS, Navy(Kriegsmarine) and Air Force (Luftwaffe). Each of these though did have their own unique dagger and/or sword as well. Swords and especially daggers were prolific within all organizations of the Third Reich; Political, Red Cross, Police, Reichsbahn, Stahlhelm, NSDAP,SA, NSKK, NSKF,DLV, RAD, DAF, SS, HJ, DJ, TENO, NPEA, US Army, USMC, US Navy, Marine Corps, AAF, USAAF, CBI, Airborne, SF, Ranger, 1SSF, M3, M6, Kabar, Fighting Knife, V42, saber,

US Model 1917 WWI Trench Knife by A.C.Co.

1 Rare No. 3, Model 1917-18 Trench knife marked "U.S.A. 1917 A.C.Co." (American Cutlery Co.) blackened overall finish, 9" triangular blued blade and 14-3/16" overall. Grooved walnut one-piece grip. OD colored leather scabbard marked "Jewell-1918" with blackened tip and throat. Excellent to Nr. Mint -SOLD (check your local "prohibitive" laws for ownership)



 


 

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