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Two Pacific Theatre Fighting Knives

Auction:
3033T
Lot:
1100
Sold for:
$234$190

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Auction:
Sale #3033T - 3033T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
October 18, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Two Pacific Theatre Fighting Knives, c. 1941-45, a Ka-Bar with an altered grip, aluminum knuckle bow stamped "WE BUILD & FIGHT/SEABEES/GIFFORD/ROGERS," with a leather scabbard and dog tag, and a theatre made fighting knife with an aluminum grip stamped "U.S.M.C.," steel blade and a leather scabbard.

Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio.
Estimate $200-400

Both in good condition with some wear from service.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Nicholas A. Penachio, Blade weapons, Daggers, Dog tag, Fighting knife, Ka-Bar, Knives, Mark I trench knife, Military science, Military technology, Scabbard, Security