Great 1918 Dated US Army Model 1917 Bolo Knife by Plumb. Re-Issued in Early WWII

Great 1918 Dated US Army Model 1917 Bolo Knife by Plumb. Re-Issued in Early WWII

Code: uapg00004bkp

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ARTIFACT: Great 1918 dated United States Army Model 1917 Bolo knife by Plumb in St. Louis. This example was re-issued in early WWII and is in excellent condition. The knife features a wood grip, steel pommel, and blade. The sheath is canvas wrapped and leather tipped, the tip reads: "A-KCO. 1918 P.H.So 1942" and the canvas shows "C-4333" inked on the reverse. The top of the sheath features a steel hook for wear on belt.

VINTAGE: Circa 1918

SIZE: Approximately 16" in total length; Grip: 4-3/8" x 1-1/2"; Pommel: 1-3/4" x 1"; Guard: 3-5/8" x 7/8"; Blade: 10-2/8" x 2-1/8"; Sheath: 11-2/8" x 1-3/4"

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Steel, wood, canvas, leather, ink, pencil

ATTACHMENT: Sheath with hook for belt attachment

MARKINGS: "US MODEL 1917 C.T.", "PLUMB ST. LOUIS 1918", "A-KCO. 1918 P.H.So 1942"

ITEM NOTES: This is from a US Army collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. MGEX16 LBFEX9/16 psLBGEX9/16 SBGEX01/20

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): The blade and sheath show moderate wear, oxidation, and soiling, overall excellent condition.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.