Knife Sales List #361



Updated 09/12/21

New Items Added at the bottom of the list

Reduced prices are in RED

I guarantee all items to be authentic and as described. I give a seven (7) business day inspection period with any purchase. If you are not happy with the knife for any reason please return it for a full refund. No reasons needed, just contact me to let me know it is coming back. If you need to return a knife please ship it insured as we can not be responsible for the postal company chosen. I prefer payment by PayPal, https://www.paypal.me/KnifeBooks but will accept Cash, Money Order or Certified Check. I also accept personal checks but I have to wait 10 days or more to see if they clear if we have not done business before.

All items depicted are one of a kind so please contact me before sending money or assuming the item or items are available.

All prices are for the item shown, postage will be added to the price depending on where you want the item shipped. I will quote you on postage so contact me first.

I will hold a knife for 7 days for you. If I do not hear from you then it goes back into the list. I will do a lay a way plan, contact me and we can make the arrangements.

I will buy or consign your collection, always looking for quality

US military knives of all eras.

1441a

1441b
 

1441.)    Leather KA-BAR USMC  marked current type sheath like new, these are factory seconds so do have some minor imperfection in them but all will function and work well. $15.00





1442a

1442b

1442.)    Leather KA-BAR US ARMY  marked current type sheath like new, these are factory seconds so do have some minor imperfection in them but all will function and work well. $15.00







2029a

2029b


2029.) As new unmarked KA-BAR Mk2 brown leather sheath. Fresh in the bag from the sheath maker, first quality item. $20.00









2030a

2030b

2030.) As new marked KA-BAR Mk2 black leather sheath. Fresh in the bag from the sheath maker, first quality item. $20.00







4093a

4093b

4093.) KA-BAR black leather sheath for a 5 to 5 and one half inch blade knife. Patterned after the typical Mark 2 sheath this one is made for the smaller versions. $25.00







3095a

3095b

3095.) M3 blade blank made in the 1990's for the commemorative series Camillus was making, no finish ever applied just the steel stamped and ground. $50.00






3096a

3096b

3096.) M4 blade blank made in the 1990's for the commemorative series Camillus was making, no finish ever applied just the steel stamped and ground. $50.00






4084a

4084b

4084c
4084.) Fairbairn – Sykes as new and unused blued blade still in the wrap. This is the third model blade with a needle point tip and threaded tang rod. Never assembled into a knife, it is perfect. These blades came right from Sheffield.  $75.00

 





P394a

P394b

P394c

P394d

P394.) US M7 US M7 Colt marked blade Made in W Germany. Marked with on the M7 on the guard, No US. Comes with a replacement PWH scabbard. $110.00





P527a

P527b

P527c

P527.) Winchester M1895. Guard marked Winchester M1895 bayonet that comes with the super rare Cut down correct scabbard. The scabbard started life as the long Russian model but was adapted for US use with the short bayonet. $650.00
 







P320a

P320b

P320c

P320.) Navy Honor Guard M6. Like new Navy Honor Guard bayonet with painted scabbard and white cotton belt frog. A very scarce and hard to come by piece. This is an Imperial M6 that has been chrome plated and the point dulled for parade use. $250.00




P1173a

P1173b

P1173c

P1173d

P1173e

P1173.) Early T8 prototype made by Imperial. This is the prototype example for the M4 bayonets development trials. Note the thin guard and single latch pommel. Made in an unknown quantity I have seen a few in collections but they are super rare. Excellent chance to own a real piece of history. $4000.00





P1188a

P1188b

P1188c

P1188d

P1188e
 

P1188.) Benchmark by Gerber prototype. Serial numbered 000000 this is one of the early models used for trials and testing. Excellent condition over all piece made expressly for the US Special Forces. Super rare piece. $1500.00



P1167a

P1167b

P1167c

P1167d

P1167e

P1167f

P1167g

P1167h


P1167.) Johnson Taft Pierce straight magazine rifle Dagger Bayonet. Quite possibly the rarest bayonet I have ever handled. This is a prototype made by the Taft Pierce company for their prototype Johnson rifle. Of the three types made this is known as the Dagger type and the only one I know of in existence. This bayonet was shown in a few magazine articles and books over its life time. Just an amazing piece that is virtually perfect. Super rare piece! $7,000.00$6500.00





P790a

P790b

P790c


P790.) UK SA-80 bayonet with white buff scabbard. This is the improved catch model with short notch, a hard to find version in the market. Also has the parade dress white buff leather scabbard with bright brass throat. I just watch the funeral of Prince Phillip and saw quite a few of this type bayonet on the honor guards. A real rare to find piece in the US $250.00



 


 P367.) Extrema Ratio Fulcrum bayonet. Made in Italy to extreme standards this is the OD green version in like new still in the wrap and still in the box condition. This one was never inserted into the sheath. Can not be improved upon. $350.00




 

P370.) Bushmaster ACB or Adaptive Combat Bayonet. Made in Italy and designed like the bushmaster with the bolo type blade and saw. Like new in the box. $200.00 $150.00




 

4250.) Garcia made Hollow Handle Survival knife. This is the knife made in competition to the Hackman Survival and sold in the 1980’s. Has a replacement retainer strap that fits perfectly. Great Vietnam era private purchase knife.

P266.) Lan-Cay M9. This is a completely unmarked, sterile M9. It has the newer ergo type grip, LAN-CAY marked pommel and no stone scabbard. 2003 manufacture. $200.00


 

P485.) Remington Mid-Length Export bayonet. A beautiful Remington Export bayonet with steel scabbard and leather frog. Excellent condition bayonet and scabbard with no dents and original dull finish. Bayonet blade and fittings are bright and well-marked in the fuller. $350.00





 

P165.) Lan-Cay made piece to complete the Dutch Contract. Only 150 of these were made in this run so an extremely hard to source bayonet. As new like perfect! $550.00

P173.) Phrobis M9A1 with early low stop and prototype scabbard. This scabbard was of the batch they used to test the plastic and resin. Early prototype piece. $1100.00

P270.) Lan-Cay USMC Trials bayonet. This is the 8 inch long solid tang trials unit with 7 lightweight holes in the blade. Made in desert tan with the proper long scabbard and the black MOLLE webbing. Super hard to find M9! $3,000.00 $2750.00

P284.) Phrobis CUK. 1 of 10 of the original Combat Utility Knives made by Phrobis and Mickey Finn. A concept knife for the SEAL’s much like the Mark I that would be impervious to the water. This is the ultra hard to find sterile version for the elite swimmers. $2500.00 $2250.00

4258.) Spanish Model of 1893 bayonet. Beautiful bayonet made in Toledo and so marked on the ricasso. Wood grips and light patina peppering on the metal. Come with the correct leather and steel scabbard. Nice rig $100.00

4265.) H. Boker & Co. M3. This is the single tang blade marked model. The H. Boker’s are a quality made knife and this one shows it. Lightly sharpened blade with tight full grip with 7 grooves. Ordnance bomb marked on the pommel. $700.00

P017.) M9A1 Phrobis International trials. This trials piece was built with an all injection molded plastic latch plate. A super rare piece used in the testing for lightweight and strength of the latching parts. A small piece of the latch is broken on this one from the strain. $2750.00

P018.) M9A1 Phrobis International trials. This trials piece was built with an all injection molded plastic latch plate. A super rare piece used in the testing for lightweight and strength of the latching parts. Complete and in as new condition. $3000.00

035.) Lan-Cay M9-XM. Made for the USMC trials this is a welded tang M9 with the USMC marking. This is the round grip model using all M9 plastics but a solid welded tang as per the USMC requirements. Like New! $2000.00

P228.) Lan-Cay M9-XM. Made for the USMC trials this is a welded tang M9 with the USMC marking. This is the M7 grip model with green grips. Has the USMC requirement stick and welded tang. Like new with proper scabbard, never used. $2000.00

4273.) German “Walking Out” bayonet. KS98 Weimar era dress bayonet. Looks and feels like a bayonet but made specifically without the functioning locking parts. Has some light surface rust and spotting, solid no rattles. $75.00

4274.) Krag Cadet Bayonet Scabbard. This is the leather frog model and inspector marked. Has slight crazing of the leather but still strong and solid. Has a dent in the body, if you know of someone with a correct mandrill this is a steal. $150.00

4275.) Krag Cadet Bayonet Scabbard. This is the leather frog model and inspector marked. Has slight crazing of the leather but still strong and solid. No dents in body, super nice piece. $250.00

4276.) Yugoslavia Model 1948 bayonet. Beautiful blued and numbers matching piece. Maker marked and coded. Would be hard to upgrade this one. $200.00

4278.) Model of 1873 US Socket bayonet. Nice example with most of the bluing intact. Made for the Trapdoor rifle. $135.00

4279.) Model of 1816 US Socket bayonet. Nice example of a completely unmarked socket. Has two punch marks in the blade face so I assume this is the maker marks but unknown to me. I am not a “Socketeer” and Jim would call them so if you know what it is let me know! $185.00

4280.) M1898 Krag bayonet. Beautiful 1903 dated Krag with full bright blade and minor patina on the exposed grip section. Has the proper metal scabbard (no dents) with wire belt hanger. Very nice rig. $185.00

4281.) M1892 Krag bayonet. Dated 1895 so pre SAW used bayonet. Has the correct era scabbard. The partial twist pin in the rear is damaged and allows a full swing of the scabbard but not visible. Small chip in the wood grip and full patina coverage. Multi war usage date on this baby. $225.00

4282.) M1892 Krag bayonet. Dated 1895 so pre SAW used bayonet. Has the correct era scabbard that is excellent and intact with no dents. Small chip in the wood grip and light patina coverage. Excellent overall 1895 dated Krag, multi war usage date on this baby. $290.00

P501.) United States Air Force Honor Guard Parade Practice bayonet. The USAF uses the M1 style bayonet in their Honor Guard and they are getting harder to come by when they break. This was the first model made in 2000 to combat the breakage from dropping them, it has an injection molded rubber blade on a ream M1 Garand grip and handle. Less than 100 of these were made $150.00

P938.) Italian made M1 Garand bayonet. Marked FAT 56 and * 56 and serial number with black plastic grips. US M7 style scabbard that is unmarked. Super nice Italian M1 that is all correct. $125.00

P972.) M1 Garand bayonet. Questionable origin. Several years ago, I found a document in the National Archives where all the US M1 bayonet making equipment in storage was shipped to Belgium to start production there in 1945. I have never seen a proven Belgium made M1 but this one is completely unmarked and looks to be made on US machinery. If I had to guess, this is one of those. $300.00

P149.) Imperial XM9. One of the actual bayonets used in the testing for the XM project. It had the stud broken on the wire cutter. The blade is marked up but intact and not chipped at all. The scabbard frog retainer plastic is also cracked. This was subject to a punishing test. $1500.00

P346.) Smith & Wesson SW2G. As new in the box the S&W is a more faithful clone of the M9 bayonet. Well made example for only $75.00

P364.) Phrobis style Clone of the M9 as new. A like new example marked Survivor and made in China from a Stainless steel. $75.00

P752.) Bud K M9. Here is another faithful example of a M9 clone made for the commercial market. New in the Box $75.00




 

P758.) Rothco M9. Green grip and scabbard clone of the M9. Well made China example with bright blade. $75.00



 

P1409.) Greek made M4 bayonet. Example of the EME manufactured M4 made for the Greek Armed forces. Partial stamp but good solid construction, no rattles. $65.00

4270.) EDMF knife with Schrade Extreme blade with saw tooth back. Blade is a bolo style with a non-knuckle grip. Made in 2013 which is very late for the EDMF items. Numbered knife and sheath match. Black Para cord grip. As made mint piece. #2030 $450.00 SALE $400.00




 

Below are a few brand new books now available that should be in your library. A great deal of the fun in collecting is the study of the items and knowing what to look for. You can sit in your lounge chair and read one of these books and it never gets old.

Knuckle Knives of the Second World War by Greg Aloisio. Hard cover, large format, 346 pages with some never before seen vintage photos. Over 200 knuckle knife examples are reviewed and discussed. Many facts previously uncovered are in the book along with some serious theories and the reasoning behind the theories by Greg. Contact Greg at gregaloi@optonline.net for purchase.

Cost is $72.50 (PayPal, check or money order) shipped anywhere in the United States. International buyers shipping will vary”. A limited printing of 350 copies so hurry and get your copy.

  1. and ALLIED MILITARY KNIVES WORLD WAR II, Book Two is now available. Book Two at 676 pages is about 2 ¼” thick. The full page, color photos of the knives and sheaths are excellent. The book quality is outstanding.
    The cost of the book including shipping in the US is $217.

PLEASE NOTE! IF YOU DIDN’T GET A COPY OF BOOK ONE OR WOULD JUST LIKE TO PURCHASE ANOTHER COPY, I WILL INCLUDE A COPY OF BOOK ONE FOR THE WHOLESALE COST OF $65, when purchased with BOOK TWO. THE TOTAL COST FOR BOTH BOOK ONE AND BOOK TWO IS $282 SHIPPED in the US.

To purchase, contact the Bill at billwalters1948@gmail.com or call 502-245-5466.

Well that’s it for now. Thanks for reading through the list. If you find something you like let me know.

I can be reached at ftrzaska@gmail.com or 856 628 3547 or

Frank Trzaska
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Deptford, NJ 08096

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These items are sold as historical and collectible items only. The items are warranted to be as described and shown in the photographs. No guarantee or warranty is expressed or implied as to the usability of the items for its original purpose. The buyer, certifies that he or she is of lawful age and is not prevented by any law from the purchase or possession of these items. The buyer is responsible for knowing, understanding and obeying all Federal, State and Local laws concerning the purchase and possession of this item.

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