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Rare WW2 M3 Trench Knife - Dagger

Discussion in 'For Sale: Fixed Blades (Individual)' started by toaster burn, Aug 16, 2019.

  1. toaster burn

    toaster burn

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    Apr 9, 2007
    This is a rare opportunity to own a ready-to-go-to-war condition, original WW2 M3 Trench Knife.

    I purchased this knife from the estate of a WW2 vet; it was missing the original stacked leather handle and sheath, so I decided it was the perfect candidate to be brought back to life and restored just as soldiers often did on the field of battle. I handed it over to a talented knifemaker who crafted a custom dark walnut handle that fits the hand perfectly and mimics the shape of the original stacked leather. He also artfully re-used the original but-cap and guard, and left all of the original patina intact on the fittings and blade. Then the knife was given to a master sheath maker who made a beautiful custom black leather belt sheath for it.

    A lot of time and skill went into restoring this blade, but the result is amazing. You will never see a M3 like this again!

    SOLD shipped conus.

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    Last edited: Aug 16, 2019
    rc75mhz, boss_crew and Sid Post like this.
  2. davidf99

    davidf99 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Sep 27, 2011
    Message sent.
     
  3. SavEdgeSurvive

    SavEdgeSurvive Gold Member Gold Member

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    Jun 27, 2018
    Oh wow, what an awesome purchase for whoever got this one.
     

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