Knife List #266
New Items Added at the bottom of the list
Reduced prices are in RED
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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.
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
1296.) US M3 Camillus blade marked M3 blade only. As new in the sealed bag Camillus blued M3 blade that was never assembled into a knife. Right from the Camillus factory sale. $100.00 Have multiples of this one
1313.) Cloth type sheath for the US M1917 bayonet. Like new with correct M1910 bent hook hanger. $20.00
Have multiples of this one
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
2029.) As new unmarked KA-BAR Mk2 brown leather sheath. Fresh in the bag from the sheath maker, first quality item. $20.00
2030.) As new marked KA-BAR Mk2 black leather sheath. Fresh in the bag from the sheath maker, first quality item. $20.00
2031.) As new unmarked sewn in Jet Pilots Knife brown leather sheath. The latest version with the full protector backing. Made for the newer flight harness with pocket for a knife. $20.00
2036.) M8A1 Vietnam era proper scabbard made by TWB or The Working Blind Co. They had a few contracts. Used Very Good condition with no cracks. $25.00
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?
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.
1978.) Bauer Ordnance Corps M7 Bayonet. Unsharpened M7 bayonet never used. Has a small surface rust spot on the blade but all else is fresh. $25.00
2026.) Rarest of the rare for you American Bayonet collectors out there. We feature a Confederate Shotgun Bayonet Created by the Mobile Alabama State Depot for use with double barrel shotgun that every southerner owned. This one is in excellent condition with the spring steel retainer in place and operational. Shown in the Maddox book Collecting Bayonets and featured this month in the Assoc. French Bayonets Collectors Newsletter. I can’t begin to tell you how rare this one is, it is the only one I have ever held in over 50 years of collecting. $3750.00
2027.) Ames Model of 1841 USN Naval Boarding Cutlass. Another rarity as the Navy was small in these inter war years prior to the Civil War, additionally in which these were out dated but did indeed serve. Complete with the extremely rare leather scabbard with full length copper rivets. The scabbard is still soft and pliable with minor crazing but is missing the tip chape. The story with this one is it was captured and used by the Confederacy so had the USN and name markings removed. Both of the items above, the bayonet and the cutlass are fresh finds right out of Alabama. $2750.00
2048.) Camillus TL-29 with three line stamping from modern Camilus era. This one has a black plastic grip and nickel silver and brass fittings. Still has the packaging oil coating the blades, Like new, great pocket knife. $35.00
2063.) Modern life raft kit knife by unknown maker. This is a new one to me, it is of the WW II era design using new materials. The blade is blued, wood grip painted yellow and wrapped with a yellow electrical type tape. Has what looks like a partial NSN inked on it. Snap pulled through but is still there otherwise like new. $25.00
2077.) Very Nice Bowie blade marked VOGEL deeply stamped. 8.25 inch blade that is 1.25 wide. Heavy iron fittings with sculpted double guard. Jigged bone made to look like stag held in place with 6 iron pins. Correct leather sheath is still soft and supple. $1000.00
2078.) British Rocket Brand Registered Made in Sheffield. Patterned after the AF0100 or US M1942 machetes. Wood grip with a No. 3 type handle. Comes with an unmarked military pattern leather sheath. $45.00
2085.) US M7 bayonet by Imperial. An early Imperial with the square run out or back cut as some describe it. Excellent condition US military M7. $30.00
2087.) US M7 bayonet by Imperial. A later model Imperial with the rounded run out or back cut as some describe it. Excellent condition US military M7 with PWH M8A1 scabbard. $50.00
2088.) US M7 bayonet by BOC or Bauer Ordnance Corp. A prime Vietnam era contractor BOC made over 1.8 million M7’s and were the largest single maker of them. Excellent condition M7. $30.00
2090.) US M7 bayonet by BOC or Bauer Ordnance Corp. A prime Vietnam era contractor BOC made over 1.8 million M7’s. Excellent condition M7 with a PWH M8A1 scabbard $50.00
2067.) East Brothers Australian made 6 inch Utility Knife. Blade marked version with a somewhat hump backed spear point blade. Could use a cleaning if you so decide but currently has a nice age patina on it. The birds beak on the wood grip is chipped and the leather retaining strap snap has pulled out but both sides still there.
2074.) Theatre Made fighting stiletto knife with wood grip and wire wrapped retention system. The blade is 6 ¾ inches and fully double edged. The full cross guard is made from thick sole leather. The scabbard is also made from the same thick leather and stapled together from the rear. A lot of work went into this very cool knife.
$65.00 NOW $55.00SOLD
2081.) Valor Original Bowie knife made in Japan and private purchased by Many G.I.’s in the Vietnam Era. A great little hunter with a 5 inch blade and leather sheath. Made in the 1960’s this is an excellent condition version.
$65.00 NOW $55.00SOLD
2079.) Springfield Armory Model of 1909 Bolo knife. SA marked and dated 1910 blade. Has some patina and darkening but a full blade. Grip is missing the brass pommel piece and the wood is chipped. Beautiful sheath that someone cut off the belt hangar for some unknown reason so a bargain at
1938.) OSS Smatchet. The early version with the wood grip and white metal pommel. Piece shows use with some dings and nicks. Most were never used and put away in a locker. Comes with a correct brown leather sheath with retaining strap and belt loop still intact. History here…
1951.) Utica Jet Pilots Knife. I remember looking for years to find my first one of these knives, pre internet days. Although very hard to find they do turn up from time to time. This one shows age patina but has the factory edge intact. As with the last two Uticas I have had this one has the top of the guard removed. Super hard to find knife in great condition with proper sheath and stone.
1987.) Well here is one you don’t see every day. In fact it is the first one I have ever owned. An English Cooks knife with the Ministry of Supply hang tag with wax seal still in place! 4&1-2 inch blade and 9$1-2 inches over all a perfect utility size. Made by Latham & Owen in Sheffield this is the Sergeant model. The actual military sample.
1992.) Another oddity, a Camillus made “Key, Cowl Fastener” Tool. Made under military contact in the late 1950’s Camillus had a contract for these. It took me years to find one with the proper Camillus stamp. This one does have a cracked and missing chunk from one grip so only
2044.) Large Theatre knife made from a bayonet blade. Has a great aluminum and Plexiglas grip with internal coloring and aluminum spacers. Over all 14 inches long with 8 ½ inch blade. Comes in an outer covering for a bolo knife with M1910 belt hooks and J.M.M inked on the rear. Super nice piece.
2045.) Another Theatre knife with this one made from a file. The file blade is 8.5 inches long and overall it is 13.5 inches. The steel grip was chrome plated but it is peeling. The guard and pommel are curved and plated as well. Nice
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
B006.) Bayonets of the Remington Ctg Period by Janzen $100.00
B007.) Collectors Guide to Ames Military Edged Weapons by Hickox $20.00
B009.) Light But Efficient by Hardin $20.00
B010.) A History of Knives by Peterson $10.00
B012.) The Skinning Knife by MH Cole $50.00
B014.) The Japanese Bayonet by Johnson $125.00
B017.) The Bayonet by Walter & Carter $20.00
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
B030.) A Collectors Guide to Swords, Daggers & Cutlasses by Weland $10.00
B031.) Daggers and Bayonets: A History by Thompson $10.00
B036.) German Military Combat Dress by Ellis $5.00
B038.) Collins Machetes and Bowies by Henry $65.00
B039.) World Bayonets 1800 to the Present by Carter $10.00
B043.) British Military Swords 1800 to Present by Wilkinson-Latham $20.00
B045.) American Military Bayonets of the 20th Century by Cunningham $20.00
B047.) Kalashnikov Bayonets by Ivie $45.00
B049.) Atlas de la Baionnette (Set of 2) by Kiesling & Vial $75.00
B51.) The Bayonet Book by Watts & White (no dust cover) $275.00
B52.) Arms and Armour by Norman $10.00
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
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 email@example.com or (New Phone Number) 856 628 3547 or
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