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Four Fighting Knives

Auction:
3097M
Lot:
214
Sold for:
$98$80

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Auction:
Sale #3097M - 3097M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
April 27, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Four Fighting Knives, c. 1960s-70s, a field made fighting knife with a painted plastic grip painted red, white, and blue, an aluminum pommel, a brass guard, and a black-painted aluminum and leather scabbard painted red, white, and blue; a knife with an aluminum grip, and a steel blade (no scabbard); a knife with a wooden grip and aluminum pommel, a steel blade marked "CUTCO," and a leather scabbard with belt hooks; and a knife with a plastic grip, steel blade, and a leather scabbard.

Provenance: The collection of Nicholas A. Penachio.
Estimate $150-250

All are in good condition with some wear from use.


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, Equipment, Knife, Knives, M4 bayonet, Mark I trench knife, Military technology, Scabbard, Security, Swords