Knife List #230

Updated 01/14/18

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I will buy or consign your collection, always looking for quality US military knives of all eras.


1295.)    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. $100.00 Have multiples of this one





1310.)    M4 Bayonet blade never used. Has full Parkerized coverage with some handling marks. Has correct 90 degree run out or back cut as some call it. Never sharpened. $60.00  Have multiples of this one



1313.)    Cloth type sheath for the M1917 bayonet. Like new with correct M1910 bent hook hanger. $20.00  Have multiples of this one
(I thought these were for the training bayonet but Gary Cunningham found they were for the M1917. The trainer does not fit!)





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 Have multiples of this one



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 Have multiples of this one



1443.)    Leather KA-BAR US NAVY  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 Have multiples of this one



1445.)    Leather Marbles Jet Pilot knife sheath, these are left overs found in the factory circa 1999. They are a bit dirty but will clean nicely. Find another anywhere I dare you. Made for the Marbles 6 inch JPK  but will work with the Camillus as well. $125.00 Now $100.00  Have multiples of this one




1432.)    Another unknown maker from a World War Two theatre knife. Handsome double edged stiletto is extremely well machined from a thick piece of stock and tapered expertly. The grip is leather with aluminum and brass and is all tight and correct. Come with custom fitted scabbard. A well executed set. $500.00  Now $275.00!



1468.)    A unique knuckle knife in that the grip and knuckle bow are made from wood. Carved from some sort of dark hard wood with finger grooves cut in. The 7 inch blade is showing some age patina but still bright. The heavy leather scabbard is well made and sewn and riveted tight. $325.00 Now $225.00



1554.)    A very rare aluminum handled knife based on the blade of the Delta Knife. I have seen a very few around and do not know the origin of these but do know it is a very scarce model. Cool piece. $350.00 Now $250.00




1559.)    Robbins Dudley post war made push dagger. Overall excellent shape with no damage. Comes with a great leather sheath. Fantastic display piece and hard to find. $350.00 Now $275.00




1563.)    Kennedy Arms St Paul Min aluminum gripped knife that is double stamped having the makers name Moore MPLS stamped into it as well. These dual stamped knives are great as they led us to knowing the story of them. Come with a Kennedy Arms logo stamped leather sheath. Nice Piece. $200.00  Now $140.00




1564.)    British Joseph Rodgers survival floating raft knife with canvas glue in piece never used. Come with correct sheaths and tie down string attached. As new. $75.00  Now $50.00




1580.)    Utica Cutlery Co. Jet Pilots knife. The rarest of the rare JPK the Uticas are super hard to find. It took me years to get my first one. This one has had the top 1-2 inch of the guard removed by a previous owner so I got it priced at a reasonable price. $450.00  Now $300.00




1620.)     US marked M9 bayonet as made by Lancay. This is one of one hundred made in this pattern in black without a sharpening stone in the sheath. A super rare M9 in like new condition. $450.00  Now $300.00



1621.)    US marked M9 bayonet as made by Lancay. This is one of one hundred made in this pattern in black with a sharpening stone in the sheath. A super rare M9 in like new condition. $450.00 Now $300.00 (As above but with a stone mounted scabbard)




1635.)    M10 black plastic bayonet scabbard as new in the packaging. $25.00   Have multiples of this one




1677.)    OSS Smatchet with bright blade and large black plastic grip. This is a Case made Smatchet as described by Albert Baer in his notes that was made for the OSS. A beautiful piece in excellent condition with proper leather sheath. It would be near impossible to upgrade this one. $1500.00  Now $1300.00




1687.)    German SIPO Spring Cosh Sicherheitspolizei (SiPo) was the name of the combined forces of the Gestapo (secret state police) and the Kripo (criminal police) between 1936 and the start of WW2 in Sept 1939. On September 27 1939 Reichsführer-SS Himmler created the RSHA (Reichssicherheitshauptamt) by merging the SS Sicherheitsdienst (SD) with the police SIPO and KRIPO. The SiPo was a sub-department of the SS until the end of the war. Its stated duty was to find and eliminate "enemies" of the Third Reich. Excellent plus condition $700.00  Now $600.00





1703.)    British Golok machete made by Elwell and dated 1964. This is the pattern used in the Malayan Emergency and the raid on Son Tay. Full blade and tight grip, blade does have pitting. Sheath is marked with pattern and date as well. Prime wartime made piece. $60.00 Now $55.00




1704.)    Rocket Brand Registered Made in Sheffield. Patterned after the AF0100 or US M1942 machetes. Blade is mill finished with pitting. Wood grip with a No. 3 type handle. Comes with a and unmarked leather sheath. $45.00  Now $40.00




1706.)    Very Old British Parang type machete. No makers mark but does have the V.R. with Crown marking which dates is from 1819 to 1901. Steel blade has a full length fuller cut in to it. Wood grip is held with two screws and a brass collar. Has wear and use with some patina covering the full blade. Some pitting on the blade. Oldest machete I have seen $175.00 Now $150.00




1707.)    Diecasters Ltd. Bush machete. Has the distinctive D C marking with the D arrow D and 1945 stamping. Grip is a brown flecked Bakelight with deep cross hatching. Comes with the proper Australian web type sheath. Super hard to find Australian piece. $125.00 Now $100.00




1708.)    True Temper US M1942 machete. Dated 1943 this is the TT-18-B model with the black bakelight grip in the No. 6 pattern. Has an unmarked canvas sheath that is split in the front. Nice war use piece. $45.00 Now $35.00




1709.)    Ontario Knife Co. US M1942 machete dated 1943. This is the proper WW II machete as made by Ontario. Blade is pitted. Comes with a tag stating carried by SSG XXX along with his address when he landed at Hiroshima to inspect damage 1 2 months after the bombing. Has a Boyt 1944 dated sheath. $50.00 Now $40.00




1710.)    Collins Legitimus No 128 in bright finish. Has the No. 3 type plastic grip that is a bit loose. No sheath. 36 inches overall. $45.00 Now $35.00




1711.)    Coroneta marked No. 127 machete made in El Salvador. This is a Collins Look a Like that was intended to confuse and fool the purchaser, it is not a Collins machete. In any case a nice No. 127 that is almost like new. $50.00 Now $40.00




1712.)    Collins Legitimus No. 127 This is the real No. 127 as made by Collins. 23 inches overall with the No. 6 grip a great user of a machete for your own adventures! $45.00  Now $35.00




1719.)    Collins No 843 24” inch blade machete with a number 6 plastic grip. Here is one you don’t see everyday with a very distinctive blade shaped swell to the back for added weight and cutting power. Has pitting so $75.00 Now $60.00




1720.)    Collins No. 875 with 21 inch blade. As made rough mill scale forged blade finish with deep struck Collins Legitimus and logo. $75.00 Now $60.00




1721.)    Solingen made 23 inch blade machete with rounded smooth horn grips. I can not make out the makers marking on it but can read the SOLINGEN part of it. $45.00  Now $35.00




1722.)    A beautiful as new Collins tourist machete. 24 inch blade with original Collins sticker on it and nice tooled leather sheath. Super condition. $65.00  Now $50.00




1723.)    Martindale made No. 460 machete with 22 inch blade and smooth No 3 type plastic grips. Nicely marked piece. $65.00 Now $50.00




1724.)    Another Martindale made machete but this is a No. 1820 with a 14 inch blade. As new piece with good markings and a hard to find design. $45.00  Now $35.00




1726.)    SWI USMC marked machete. These were made by Ontario Knife Co for the Schreck Wholesale Inc company and marked with the USMC and dated 1944 as a fantasy piece to sell for $1.00 higher in price. They are Not official USMC gear but fool folks all the time. Like new piece. $45.00  Now $35.00




1728.)    USN Mk-2 Collins Legitimus machete. This is the Collins No 128 based piece made for the Navy in 1944. Blade has some rust and pitting so $45.00 Now $35.00




1729.)    True Temper M1942 machete with green plastic grip and dated 1945. Comes with a Williamsville Buff marked green canvas sheath. $45.00 Now $35.00



1731.)    Another decorated and engrave machete with the Spanish words engraved, I Don’t Mind Dying / For My Country on both sides of the blade. Has decorated leather sheath and green horn grips as well. No maker marks, has blade pitting. $75.00 Now $60.00




1732.)    A highly decorated Collins machete made in Guatemala without a model number on it. Like new machete and sheath still has the proper paper tag on it. Great piece to mount on a wall! $65.00  Now $50.00




1733.)    Looks to be a large Martindale made in Birmingham but it is completely unmarked. Blade length is 24 inches with a large upswing at the tip. Has wood grip and blade pitting. $45.00 Now $35.00




1734.)    Collins and Co. small machete made in Guatemala and unnumbered. Blade is painted red that is typical of this pattern that most resembles a number 30. $45.00 Now $35.00




1735.)    Martindale made in Birmingham England No. 1702 machete. Has a classic wood grip and 20 inch blade. Excellent over all condition piece. $45.00 Now $35.00




1736.)    Collins and Co. Hartford made No. 1055 pattern machete. Blade has sharpening and pitting but is solid. This one has the USA marking that was discontinued right at WW II so this is a pre 1941 made machete. Has a No. 9 grip which is also unusual. I don’t think I have ever had one of these before. $45.00  Now $35.00




1737.)    Collins and Co. Model No. 30 machete with 22 inch blade (the longest available) and wood No. 3 grip. Has the natural finish and small remnants of the paper tag in place, never used machete covered in a fine patina. The quintessential Collins machete. $45.00 Now $35.00



1741.)    The ultimate Richtig Fighting Stiletto. This is the knife shown in Coles Book IV, the knife Mr Cole held while drawing that photo. Own an iconic knife in an iconic book. A large stiletto with a blade measuring 7.5 inches in length. The double edged blade has no loss from sharpening. The grip is solid and tight. The brass is left as found. This is knife is in appropriate age condition but could be cleaned up to superb if you choose to do so. It does have a small nick in the blade on one edge but aside from that it is a SUPER piece. Has the proper Alfred Cornish sheath tapered for the stiletto style. $2750.00 Now $2500.00




1743.)    Collins No. 128 machete with number 3 black plastic grip and number 13 leather sheath. Excellent condition lightly used machete that was the fore runner to the M1939. $75.00 Now $60.00




1744.)    Unknown brand that is lightly marked but does have the N. 127 stamped well and deep, Come with a great green horn grip, brass rivets and a USN cloth type sheath. $45.00 Now $35.00




1746.)    Collins M1939 machete with number 3 black plastic grip and leather sheath. This one is dated 1942 so has the inverted logo. Comes with USN Mk2 cloth type sheath that is water stained $65.00 Now 50.00




1749.)    Collins / Cruver USAAF survival pack machete sometimes referred to as the OSS drop machete. This is the full pointed tip version. It come with a Collins leather sheath that is covering the grip for protection in a pouch type design. Has seen use and sharpening so only $165.00 Now $150.00




1750.)    Collins USN 20 inch machete based off of the No. 30 design. The Navy did not give this one a designation like Mk1 or 2 or 3 so it is some  what of an anomaly in naming. Nice condition USN with proper sheath by HOTZE, a really hard to find piece. $125.00 Now $100.00




1751.)    Here we have an M3 that has an altered pommel. This knife is the exact knife shown in Cole Bk IV on page 152, own the knife Mr Cole held while he drew that picture. PAL guard marked knife in great condition with M8 scabbard. $450.00 Now $400.00





1756.)    A. C. Cornelison large knife with aluminum grips and heavy thick blade. Overall it is a 19 inch piece. This knife was shown in my Knife World article, Cornelison stated he made three in 1939 and two in 1940 so this is surely one hard to find knife, do you know of another one? $650.00  Now $600.00




1758.)    K-M5A1 bayonet. Made in Korea by DYW for the allied forces these are getting harder to find. Covered in Cosmoline for storage. Come with a US M8A1 scabbard by PWH. $100.00 Now $75.00





1768.)    Barteaux Hunting Knife with 5.5 inch blade. Made with a shallow short clip point. In nice condition. Sheath has the previous owners name and address on it. $150.00 Now $125.00




1770.)    F J Richtig mini hunter. This is a 4 inch blade with full double cross guard made from brass with a birds beak pommel also made from brass. It has the previous owners initial in the guard. Has sharpening and use but is almost perfect. Super hard to find Richtig mini’s. $1200.00 Now $1100.00




1771.)    F J Richtig mini hunter. This is a 3.25 inch blade with full double cross guard made from brass with a birds beak pommel also made from brass. Stacked leather and spacer material is tight and polished, Knife is in excellent condition overall. $1200.00 Now $1100.00




1772.)    Once in a lifetime chance to own a US Springfield Armory made Balloonist knife. This is the knife I used in my Knife World Article about balloonist knives and is pictured prominently throughout the article. Talk about rare this is the only one I have ever seen in all my years of collecting. This would be a centerpiece in any collection. $5000.00 Now $4500.00





1788.)    Prototype Benchmark JFKSWC knife in as new condition. Circa 1984 Benchmark received an order from the JFK Special Warfare Center for the TAC-II. They requested a different pommel, one that could be used for hammering. This is that prototype they submitted for that project. The blade is marked BenchMark / by Gerber and serial numbered 000000. This is a one of a kind Special Forces knife retained by the factory. A super piece for an advanced Special Forces collection. This is the knife recently featured in the Knife Magazine article on these Special Forces knives. $2400.00 Now $2200.00





1790.)    Bulgarian AK-47 bayonet still in the grease as new. $35.00 Now $30.00 SOLD





1794.)    Robeson Shuredge WW II issue 6 inch Hunting Knife in like new condition. This is the USA marked blade. Comes with proper sheath with only handling marks on it. $125.00  Now $110.00



1796.)    Australian Commando knife made by Greg Steel and marked US and 1944. The sought after marking of these great utility knives. Has recent reproduction scabbard. Knife has never been sharpened and handle is intact but the blade has a few large stains so half the going price. $350.00 Now $325.00



1802.)    Beautiful Camillus made M4 bayonet made during the 1953 Korean War production. Kind of a hard one to find with the proper X pommel. Has a very fine nick in the blade but otherwise like new. Comes with a VP Co. M8A1 nonmetal tipped scabbard. $165.00 Now $150.00




1808.)    Imperial M5A1 bayonet. This is a later made Imperial with the rounded runout on the blade. Imperial made the M4, 5, 6 and M7 right up until the closed the factory in special runs so hard to actually date these. Retains the factory edge with only in and out wear. Come with a proper PWH M8A1 scabbard. $65.00 Now $60.00



1809.)    Milpar Col M5A1 bayonet. Like new Milpar with factory edge blade and dark black color. This one has the backwards oriented marking on the guard. Comes with a like new PWH M8A1 scabbard. $65.00 Now $60.00



1810.)    K-M5A1 Korean made M5 bayonet. This one is like new with factory edge on the blade and shiny black Parkerizing. Comes with a used PWH M8A1 scabbard. $65.00 Now $50.00




1812.)    Milpar Col M6 bayonet. Like new bayonet with the correct factory edge and DAS stamp on the guard. Has the proper early 90 degree run out on the blade. Comes with alike new TWB M8A1 scabbard. $65.00 Now $50.00





1825.) KA-BAR blade stamped with the USMC portion removed. Full blade with original factory edge. Has been stored in the sheath so loss of some finish on high spots. Tight knife. $75.00  Now $65.00






1831.) Case Guard Marked M3 Trench Knife, Eight groove grip with pinched pommel and Ordnance Bomb. Blade is full with dark Parkerizing and bright factory edge. Grip is full and tight. Beautiful Case M3. $450.00  Now $400.00  SOLD



1832.) M5 bayonet by Aerial, the hardest maker to find in this series. Nice clean piece with the DAS stamp on it. Did you know Gerald Ford got involved to win the contract for Aerial while a congressman, just a little foot note. $65.00  Now $55.00



1833.) Nice Ross Rifle dual issue bayonet. Hard to find dual marked US / Canadian bayonet used by the US in WW I as a fill in piece when the US first entered the war. Nice US property markings on the bayonet and the scabbard. $175.00 Now $165.00



1837.) Beautiful Barteaux 6.5 inch chefs knife. Thin and wide blade built for professional kitchen work. Has the classic aluminum Barteaux grip. Minor staining which could clean right up. $75.00



1838.) Cast aluminum grip with brass and red fiber spacers on this nice Theatre knife. Blade is close to 7 inches long with e central ridge line, very well made piece. $75.00  SOLD



1839.) Murphy Combat knife cut down for easy carry. The rear of the knife has been removed and the blade shortened to 4.5 inches, a nice compact size. WW II era Murphy with leather sheath. $55.00  SOLD



1840.) Murphy Combat knife. Mid production WW II era knife with Murphy Combat and USA cast into the aluminum grip. Knife is great overall and comes with the correct Murphy sheath with correct rivets and decorative large retainer snap. $350.00



1841.) Massive heavy Theatre knife with heavy thick 9 inch blade. Grip is made from bone with 6 brass pins holding it securely in place. Guard is formed from a piece of aluminum. Come with a newly made leather sheath, the knife is much older. $75.00 SOLD



1842.) Gregg Steel US marked Australian Commando utility knife. As show in Flooks book on Pag 174. This is the very hard to find US 1944 marked blade. Handle is tight and blade shows machine sharpening. Has light staining. Sheath is maker marked, nice piece $375.00



1843.) East Bros US marked Australian Commando utility knife. Also much like the one shown in Flooks book but again with the very hard to find US marked guard. Grip is full and tight and had a broad arrow marking stamped into it, the blade shows some staining. Come with the correct US belt hook type sheath without the hook and has the fellows name stenciled on the rear. Crazy hard to find, $375.00



1844.)  New Zealand aluminum knuckle knife with cast aluminum handle and unmarked steel stiletto type blade. Handle and blade has some darkening with light pitting. This was a sharpened and used knife with pitting but it is all there. $200.00 SOLD



1845.) New Zealand Cutlers NZ Fighting knife. As shown in Flooks book as plate 522 with a period made sheath from a USMC HCK. Blade has patina and has been sharpened and is unmarked. Handle shows heavy use.  This knife was a user and carried. $200.00.



1846.) A miniature replica of the Austrailian bowie made during WW II. This has a wood grip and brass guard with pins. Heavy thick steel blade is a little over 5 inches long. Has a leather sheath to fit and the grip is marked D arrow D. Cool piece, $45.00 SOLD



1847.) Robeson Shuredge No 20 USN Mark 1 deck knife. Nice bright Robeson with the wood pommel and lead seal. Plated blade has some stains that will clean and has some very minor sharpening. Proper leather sheath, super piece $85.00  SOLD



1848.) Colonial USN Mark 1 deck knife. This is the second model with the lead weight in the pommel to add balance. Full blade and tight grip, with only minor in and out of the sheath wear. Comes with a Navy USN marked hard scabbard. $85.00 SOLD




        I recently had a major hard drive crash. I was able  to recover most everything but I did loose my address book. If you want to be on the mailing list to receive updates to this page please send me an email so I can have your address and add you to the mailing list. 

Classic Books On Sale

New Titles in Red

B001.) The American Bayonet by Albert Hardin $100.00  

B002.) American Socket Bayonets 1717 - 1873 by Webster $10.00

B003.) Cole Book III Second printing 1981 Fine condition $125.00 

B004.) The Socket Bayonet in the British Army by Goldstein $10.00

B005.) Fighting Knives by Stephens Fine condition $40.00

B006.) Bayonets of the Remington Ctg Period by Janzen $100.00

B007.) Collectors Guide to Ames Military Edged Weapons by Hickox $20.00

B008.) US Military Knives 1941 to 1991 Silvey $300.00

B009.) Light But Efficient by Hardin $20.00  

B010.) A History of Knives by Peterson $10.00

B011.) Levines Guide to Knives III $10.00

B012.) The Skinning Knife by MH Cole $50.00

B013.) British Military Bayonets by Latham $25.00  

B014.) The Japanese Bayonet by Johnson $125.00

B015.) The German Bayonet by Walter $25.00  

B016.) The Canadian Bayonet by Manarey $10.00

B017.) The Bayonet by Walter & Carter $20.00  

B018.) Confederate Bowies Knives of the Georgia State Arsenal by Phillips $10.00

B019.) A Primer of German Military Knives by Hughes $10.00

B020.) The Collectors Pictorial Book of Bayonets by Stephens. $20.00  

B021.) Confederate Edged Weapons by Albaugh $40.00

B022.) Guide to Foreign & US Bayonets by Ernst $10.00

B023.) Bayonet Markings, A Guide for Collectors by Davidson $10.00

B024.) Bayonets of the World Vol 1 (no dust jacket) by Kiesling $50.00

B025.) Bayonets of the World Vol 2 (no dust jacket) by Kiesling $50.00

B026.) Bayonets of the World Vol 3 (no dust jacket) by Kiesling $50.00  

B027.) Small Arms of the Sea Services by Rankin $40.00

B028.) Battle Blades by Walker $10.00

B029.) The History of the John Russell Cutlery Co. by Merriam $20.00

B030.) A Collectors Guide to Swords, Daggers & Cutlasses by Weland $10.00

B031.) Daggers and Bayonets: A History by Thompson $10.00

B032.) Knives and Knifemakers by Latham $10.00

B033.) New England Cutlery by Pankiewicz $20.00

B034.) Daggers and Fighting Knives of the Western World by Peterson $5.00

B035.) Knives; Military Edged Tools & Weapons by Marchington $5.00

B036.) German Military Combat Dress by Ellis $5.00

B037.) Knifemakers of Old San Francisco by Levine $20.00

B038.) Collins Machetes and Bowies by Henry $50.00

Priced to sell we have limited availability on these out of print books. These are the best prices I have seen, we need to move them out.  

All the best

Frank Trzaska


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I recently had a major hard drive crash. I was able  to recover most everything but I did loose my address book. If you want to be on the mailing list to receive updates to this page please send me an email so I can have your address and add you to the mailing list. 



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 or (New Phone Number) 856 628 3547 or

Frank Trzaska
PO Box 5866
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