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#244175 05/01/2011 06:18 PM
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WWI Trench Knife
I am sure this is a WW I US issue Trench Knife. Can you tell who the maker was? I believe the condition is quite good what do you think? Any idea on a possible value? Any and all comments are appreciated! JME

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JME #244186 05/01/2011 08:25 PM
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LANDERS, FERRY and CLARK Very nice shape. These have become more popular as the brass knuckle ones are harder to find these days. As for Value, you see them all over the board from $250-650 depending who is selling where.


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Mr. Jerry #244385 05/05/2011 03:56 PM
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Yup a very nice one. I have the 8 perimid type also they manufactured for a bit in 1917. The Brass ones really saw no action in WWI due to the delay in manufacture, Well except the Aulion french made ones, but in WWII they reappear with the Airborne and other elite units until better knifes were used. I've personaly never heard of accounts of one (M1917)used in a Trench raid or such and really could not be alternatively for opening your hard-tack so a 1 purpose design for fighting only with that crucifix (triangle) type blade. Note: Always remove these by holding onto the throat of the scabbard and not the bottom. I have seen too many of these at shows where someone ripped off the leather held on by only 3 weak rivits. GREAT KNIFE smile


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Thank you for your positive comments! JME

JME #244992 05/16/2011 01:58 AM
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Great Landers Frary & Clark Trench dagger.

Iva had many of them in my collection

http://phpstack-500133-1583587.cloudwaysapps.com/ubbthread...true#Post222572

Your dagger look fine and the value in my eyes will be around 600 us in this condition.

LH

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LH 600 #245034 05/16/2011 11:48 PM
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Hi LH,
Thank you very much for your input! This is very much appreciated. JME


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