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Is this a World War I trench knife?
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hi chief
in my opinion this trench knife was shop home made probly by soldier there is all different styles this one has an aluminum hilt nice this is my opinion have a nice day andy militarynut

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Looks like brass to me.
If it was alum. it wouldn't feel balanced.

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hi texas
with the yellow background it looks more like brass sorry about that only the shadow knows lamont cranston isnt that right dave remember the shadow in the mid 1950s thanks andy militarynut

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Andy,

Indeed, the Shadow (Lamont Cranston) DOES Know. I do not. Looks home made. When?

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hi dave
good morning to you yes i knew that if any one knew it would be you i even believe you flew with sky king and penny yes have a nice day hurry up and find more so i can possibly help identifi have a great day andy militarynut

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Thanks guys.
I think that the grip is aluminum.
It was with a WWI collection, and I cannot find any markers marks on it.
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hi chief
your wellcome i cant wait for you to find more so i can help if i know the answer most of the time i know but then some times i dont have a great day andy militarynut

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To me it looks more Australian WW2, especially with the aluminum handle.
Wicked knife to be sure!


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hi jerry
yes this knife does resemble in a way to the rare to find austrailan made oss knife for our u.s troops the difference in the oss made one i have is the handle which is also the aluminum but is checkered cant miss this one pictured in coles military knife book. i will be selling mine with original leather war time scabard at this years max show along with a ww2 case pig sticker hope to see you guys there we should all bring our wallets filled to the top with bucks at the end of the show we will all be broke again with this sickness but happy hope you all agree see you guys at the show andy militarynut

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behold the power of "white balance" on cameras!


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LOL I will have to try that


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