Old WW-IIU.S. MARINE CORPS (Kingston) Utility Knife NR
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Sold Date: 02/20/2008
Channel: Online Auction
Category: Militaria & Weapons
Item #6 is an old World War - II U.S. MARINE CORPS utility knife (Knife Pocket, General Purpose). Marked KINGSTON on the bail. The early Marine Corps knives had the screwdriver blade on the same end as the main blade (No. 5). Later in the war all knives were changed to have the screwdriver on the same end as the awl (No. 6). The marked U.S. Marine Corps knives are hard to find. Frank Trzaska has wriiten several fine articles on this type of knife in Knife World. All blades are excellent with good snap. Steel handles perfect. As found, some staining on blades. Brass liners. See photos. The only brand markings on these U.S. MARINE CORPS knives are marked KINGSTON or Stevenson on the bail and are hard to find. FREE PARCEL POST SHIPPING IN THE USA!I am selling six (6) different military knives today. In the last photo: #1 Camillus USA #2 Camillus USA #3 Camillus MD-USN #4 Camillus Navy #5 US MARINE CORPS #6 US MARINE CORPS (KINGSTON) Knife Reference: Levine's Guide to Knives, 4th Edition page 283. Knife reference: Cole's The Best of U.S. Military Knives, page 184. Silvey's Pocket Knives of the U.S. Military, page 108 I have a moderate collection of several hundred old knives that I will be posting every day. I appreciate your interest. Sorry, I only ship knives to the USA and Canada. Everything I sell is UNCONDITIONALLY GURANTEED! If you don't like it return it for a full refund. Free Parcel Post Shipping.
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