USMC - KA-BAR COMBAT / TRENCH KNIFE: WWII ORIGINAL - RARE FIND: ref: 2974K. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AT WAR WORLD WAR II 1939 1945.RING LEATHER GRIP WITH SHEATH CIRCA 1943 ORIGINAL. Overall" 11 7/8" Blade: 7" x 1 1/4" x 3/16 Weight: 298 grams Blade has original blueing in very good condition. Some evidence of light sharpening. Cutting edge free of flaw. KA-BAR stamping as in use 1923 - 1952 The KA-BAR and the SYKES-FAIRBAIRN remain the most famous knives ever made. KaBar continue to manufacture replicas to the present. This is an original and very, very hard to find. I USE THE MOST COST EFFECTIVE OPTIONS AVAILABLE WITHOUT COMPROMISING THE SAFETY OF THE GOODS. In terms of anything that "works" particularly , but not limited to electronic or photographic items no warranties are expressed or implied. I carefully and thoroughly examine all elements for evidence of fungus or blemishes and will disclose any if found without stripping the lens , be they photographic, binoculars or other. This is the limit and extent of the examination in this regard. With Regard to Militaria, badges in particular. I will state known flaws if I see or know about them. The world of Military collectors has a plethora of experts some more knowledgeable than others and opinions in many instances are at at odds one with another. I list in good faith and according to the best information available to me.
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