Vietnam-era Randall-style Special Forces Fighting Knife and Sheath, leather grip with a brass pommel and a brass guard, marked on the blade "CCS 5TH SF GA 1ST SF/RT TEXAS" and on the other side "SGT. JAMES W. PIERCE/464 80 9126," and a black leather sheath with a sharpening stone and pocket, blade lg. 6, overall lg. 10 5/8 in.
Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio.
In overall good condition with some light wear on the sheath and some finish wear on the blade from the sheath.
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