Dating u s pilots knife
WWII Australian Commando Stiletto, marked "D^D / WE" at the ricasso on one side and "1 ^" on the other. This knife has an alloy type handle and a blue blade. After 1968 the mark went to "Buck / USA", then to "Buck / 120 /USA". The blade is 7 1/8" long and in the style of an M3 blade but with a fuller. This exact knife is pictured in Cole Book 1 page 82.. The handle is alum, brass, fiber, bakelite and copper. The sheath is original and marked "M H Cole / Roebuck Works" on the back. The handle is walnut with finger grooves and a US stamp in an oval. The blade is 7 3/16" long and in the style of an M3 blade but with a fuller. This knife was made in the late 50's or early 60's. The 8 point brass knuckles were left over WWII knucks and marked "M H Cole". White was arraigned by District Judge Donald Whittaker in Nanticoke.He was initially jailed in the Luzerne County Correctional Facility for lack of 0,000 bail.
Some of the knives pictured here no longer reside in my collection, but remain posted for your reference. This exact knife is pictured on page 79 of Mike Silvey's WWII Book.. The handle is cast steel with "BC 41" molded into it. It also has the original shipping label, also dated March 1967.. They were issued with the Raider style short sheath and marked U. The sheath is 17 1/4" long and marked on the metal plate "M H Cole / Roebuck Works".. The original sheath is marked "M H Cole / Roebuck Works" on the brass throat and "06" on the back. WWII Knuckle Knife, made in New Zealand and marked "SMITHS" on the brass handle. At first glance I'm sure you thought it was a Carlson Marine Raider "Gung Ho" knife. The double edge blade is still covered in old grease. But this knife is actually associated with the Royal New Zealand Air Force. The sheath is original and marked "MHC" just below the throat. The knife is a cross between a V-42 and a F/S Stiletto. The scabbard has pistol belt hooks added and is marked "E. The original scabbard is marked on the belt loop "21C/N804 / RNZAF". WWII Australian Commando Stiletto, marked "Gregory / Steel / Products" at the ricasso. The scabbard is original to the knife and is unmarked. The knife itself is identical to the Raider knife and if it had not been with this scabbard, you would not know the difference. This exact knife is pictured in Mike Silvey's WWII book page 76.. Brown / 1943" and "D^D" on the front and "^H B" on the back..