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Stingers and Wrist Daggers Combat Commando Knives
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Push Daggers Theater Made Fighting Knives
German Paratrooper Knives Combat Commando Tools
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OSS Knuckle Knives  

Commando Special Operations Trench and Knuckle Knives and Trench Clubs


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Item Name
Description, Size, Condition Price Status
  SWITCHPARA-1 USA
 World War Two Army Paratrooper Stag Grip Combat Knife
This is a 5 inch closed spring blade PRESTO pat. Jan 30 40 marked on one side and the blade mark on the other side reads GEO.SCHRADEKnife Company Inc. BPT CONN.

The overall length is 8 3/4 inches. The blade has been sharpened to a fine edge. I would rate this knife good plus.

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$449.99 Available
  KNUCKUSN-1 USA
World War Two Rare and Unusual Brass Grip
Knuckle Knife marked
U.S. NAVY 1941

This is a heavy 12 1/4 inch overall knuckle knife with an unmarked double edges blade as shown.

The condition overall is near excellent. A very tired theater made leather scabbard came with this knife. The condition of the scabbard is fair.

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 POR Available
AIRBORNE-1 USA
World War Two 82nd Airborne
 Red Devils & Ardennes, Diablo, Normandy Market Garden and
 508 PIR Hand Engrsaved on Kuckle Knife Grip Combat Dagger

This is a theater made 12 inch overall near excellent combat dagger with an M-3 Blade & a USM8A scabbard. The knife show use.

I remember speaking about knuckle knives with famous combat knife collector Mr Cole at one of my early Greenbelt NG Armory shows. He stated that he thought Adrian Van Dyke had stated special P I R knives were made up for the various parachute infantry regiment commanders & used during WW2. So this could be one of them.

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POR Available
    KUCKLFC-1
USA
World One & Two Near DEAD MINT L F & C 1918 Brass grip Knuckle Knife with correct Scabbard Combat Fighting Knife

THIS WILL NOT NEED AN UPGRADE.

This has a double-edge blade with knuckles that have very sharp points, showing no wear or rounding typically seen in this design on more used knives.

This knife measures 11-1/4 inches long overall. It is maker marked and dated on the right side of the stippled type handle. The left side has no marks. The guard is intact and the  MINT scabbard is marked as shown. The knife is near DEAD MINT UNISSUED condition with the MINT blade still retaining 100% of the blackening.     

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$1199.99 Available
   AULION-1
USA
World War One & Two
Issued to Special Forces Commando Units NEAR
 MINT
1918 LF&C Au LION Blade Marked Trench Knife w/o Scabbard
   
This has a double-edge blade.

The knuckles have very sharp points, showing no wear or rounding typically seen in this design on more used knives and measures 11-1/4 inches long overall.

It is maker marked and dated on the right side of the stippled type handle. The left side has no marks. The knife is very close to mint condition with the MINT blade still retaining 95% of the color. 

Here is another view.
 $849.99   Available
  CKKNUCK-1   
USA
 World War Two near Dead MINT  Au LION with correct Scabbard Combat Fighting Knife    L F & C 1918 Brass grip Knuckle Knife s with Au Lion Blade   

This has a double-edge blade with knuckles that have very sharp points, showing no wear or rounding typically seen in this design on more used knives.

This knife measures 11-1/4 inches long overall. It is maker marked and dated on the right side of the stippled type handle. The left side has no marks.

The guard is intact and the  MINT scabbard is marked as shown. The knife is near DEAD MINT UNISSUED condition with the MINT blade still retaining 100% of the blackening.

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$1199.99  
Available
  KNUCKTUL-1
 USA
World War Two
 Dead MINT  with correct
 LF&C marked Scabbard
L F & C 1918 Brass Knuckle Knife This has a double-edge blade with knuckles that have very sharp points, showing no wear or rounding typically seen in this design on more used knives.

This knife measures 11-1/4 inches long overall. It is maker marked and dated on the right side of the stippled type handle. The left side has no marks. The guard is intact and the  MINT scabbard is marked as shown. The knife is DEAD MINT UNISSUED condition with the MINT blade still retaining 100% of the blackening.

This one will never need an upgrade & will increase in value MUCH faster.

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  SOLD
   KNUCKTUL-2 
USA
 World War Two 
Dead MINT  with correct
 LF&C marked Scabbard
 L F & C 1918 Brass Knuckle Knife This has a double-edge blade with knuckles that have very sharp points, showing no wear or rounding typically seen in this design on more used knives.

This knife measures 11-1/4 inches long overall. It is maker marked and dated on the right side of the stippled type handle. The left side has no marks. The guard is intact and the  MINT scabbard is marked as shown. The knife is DEAD MINT UNISSUED condition with the MINT blade still retaining 100% of the blackening.

This one will never need an upgrade & will increase in value MUCH faster.

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  SOLD
KNUCKS-1
 USA
World War Two
 near G+ L F & C 1918 Brass Knuckle Knife
This has a double-edge blade with knuckles that have very sharp points, showing  no wear or rounding typically seen in this design on more used knives.

This knife measures 11-1/4 inches long overall. It is maker marked and dated on the right side of the stippled type handle. The left side has no marks. The guard is intact as shown.

The knife is  G+ with spotting on the very sharp blade. 
  SOLD
   KNUKN-2 
USA
World War Two COMBAT DEAD  MINT L F & C 1918 Knuckle Knife with LF&C marked Metal Scabbard
This has a double-edge blade with knuckles that have very sharp points, showing no wear or rounding typically seen in this design on more used knives.

This knife measures 11-1/4 inches long overall. It is maker marked and dated on the right side of the stippled type handle. The left side has no marks. The guard is intact and the  MINT scabbard is marked as shown.

The knife is DEAD MINT UNISSUED condition with the MINT blade still retaining 100% of the blackening. This one will never need an upgrade & will increase in value MUCH faster.

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  SOLD
  KNUKN-1
 USA
World War Two COMBAT near MINT
L F & C 1918 Knuckle Knife 
 
This has a double-edge blade with knuckles that have very sharp points, showing  no wear or rounding typically seen in this design on more used knives.

This knife measures 11-1/4 inches long overall. It is maker marked and dated on the right side of the stippled type handle. The left side has no marks. The guard is intact as shown.
  
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$849.99 Available
  KNUCKS-1
 USA
World War Two Au LION Metal Scabbard
This scabbard retains both attaching pins and has nearly 95% bluing overall. $399.99 Available
  LEATH-1 USA World War Two M-6 Leather Scabbard for the US Marine Corps Combat Fighting Knife
The scabbard is marked USM 6 Moose Co 1943 and came with a USMC stiletto.

The metal rivets and plate are dark & part of the attaching strap is absent with overall condition of G.

Here is another view.
 $349.99 Available
   KNUCKK-1 World War One & Two
near DEAD MINT UNISSUED LF&C Combat Knuckle Knife with Period Scabbard.

This has a double-edge blade with knuckles that have very sharp points, showing no wear or rounding typically seen in this design on more used knives.

It measures 11-1/4 inches long overall. It is maker marked and dated on the right side of the stippled type handle. The left side has no marks. The guard is intact and the near MINT with slight browning scabbard is marked as shown.

The knife is near DEAD MINT UNISSUED condition with the MINT blade still retaining 100% of the blackening. This one will never need an upgrade nd will increase in value MUCH faster.

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  SOLD


            
TREC-01
 USA
 World War One IDed to GI heavy wooden TRENCH CLUB That has seen COMBAT Use.
 This is a well carved oak wood trench club that measures 12-1/2 inches long and 1-1/2 inches on each of the four sides.

It was brought back to Topeka Kansas by a pair of brothers named MOONEY.

A COA will be given to the next owner.
  SOLD
  KNUK-001
 World War Two RANGER COMMANDO VARIANT Knuckle Knife.
 This is an extremely scarce example of a Ranger Commando combat fighting knuckle knife.

This knife is identified with 1943 and broad arrow crudely stamped into the grip but is really the larger of the two Ranger knife types. The blade is sharpened to a hollow ground edge on one sides

It measures 14 inches long overall, with a 9 inch blade that is 2 inches wide at the belly. The distinctively styled knuckle bow is attached to the blade. The side of the knuckle bow has the stamped initials 1943 and broad arrow.

The knife is used, however in overall near-excellent condition. There are obvious signs of frequent sharpening on the blade. The usual theater made scabbard fits nicely into the knife

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 $899.99 Available

CKK-20

Cole Design Knuckle Knife

This is an extremely rare example of a very early Cole designed combat fighting knuckle knife.

This knife is identified with "MADE IN U.S.A." and "No. 187" in three lines in a very light machine etch, parallel to the edge (as opposed to perpendicular). It is very difficult to photograph, and is shown here with some moderate computer enhancement to attempt to bring up some of the detail.

The blade is sharpened to a hollow ground edge on both sides, (along the top of the false edge to the spine). It measures 12 inches long overall, with a 8-1/4 inch blade that is 1-1/4 inches wide at the belly.

The distinctively styled knuckle bow is attached top and bottom with screws to the grip. These are overall views of left side and the right side.  The top of the knuckle bow has the stamped initials "T.R." near the screw at the pommel.  The blade is pinned through the tang for added strength.

The knife is used, however in overall near-excellent condition. There are obvious signs of frequent sharpening on the blade.

There is no scabbard.

$2,499.99 Available
CKK-105

Combat Commando Knuckle Knife

This is an very nice example of a modified USM3 blade marked combat fighting knuckle knife similar in design to the Cole knuckle knives and a similarity to the 2nd model 1917 LF&C with more and shorter teeth.

This knife is identified with period stamped name and serial on the knuckle bow as belonging to FRANK KORALSKI of the 17th Airborne Division, indicated by a small enamel DI at the pommel. The name and serial number is between the double row of dragon teeth, as shown here.

The blade is sharpened to a rounded edge on both sides, (along the top of the false edge to the spine). It measures 12 inches long overall, with a 6-3/4 inch blade that has a sharpened false edge.

The grip is shown left and right, with an IMPERIAL US M3 maker mark on the blade.

The knife is used, however in overall near-excellent condition. There is some darkening to the blade from age. There is an issue USM8 BM CO marked scabbard.

$999.99 Available
     CKK-1059
USA World War Two Spy STERLE (unmarked) Drop Knuckle Knife 
This is made From an Indian War US Bayonet Blade with Period Scabbard.

This is a 14 inch overall combat knife with a grip made from rubber hose.

It has a very sharp skull crusher and a D guard with four nipples as shown.

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$449.99  Available 
 CKK-10591
USA
World War Two
Spy STERLE (unmarked) Drop Knuckle Knife

This is made From an Indian War US Bayonet Blade with Period Scabbard.

This is a 14 inch overall combat knife with a grip made from rubber hose.

It has a very sharp skull crusher and a D guard with four nipples as shown.

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$399.99 Available
  CKKK-011
USA
 World War One
& Two
 Issued to Special Forces Commando Units NEAR Excellent 1918 LF&C Au LION marked
Trench Knife.with Period Scabbard

This has a double-edge blade. The knuckles have very sharp points, showing no wear or rounding typically seen in this design on more used knives and measures 11-1/4 inches long overall.

It is maker marked and dated on the right side of the stippled type handle. The left side has no marks. The knife is very close to mint condition with the MINT blade still retaining 95% of the color.


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  SOLD
CKKK-01
USA
World War One
and Two
LF&C Combat Knuckle Knife with Period Scabbard.
This is a knife that retains most of the original blackening as shown.

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$1,199.99 Available
CKKK-02
 USA
World War One and Two LF&C Combat Knuckle Knife with Period Scabbard.
This is a knife that retains most of the original blackening as shown.

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  SOLD
  CKK-001
World War Two Cast Aluminum Toothed Grip Knuckle Knife with Correct Leather  Scabbard
This is an extremely rare example of an early combat fighting knuckle knife.  This knife is identified and described in Stephens book on fighting knives. The blade is 6- 1/2 inches long overall, with a 11 inch overall that is 1-1/2 inches wide at the belly.

The knife is used, however in overall near-excellent condition. There are obvious signs of frequent sharpening on the blade. There is a scabbard. 
$799.99 Available
CKK-11

Combat Commando Knuckle Knife

This is an very nice example of a MASSIVE theater two tone steel combat fighting knuckle knife similar in design to the Cole knuckle knives.

This knife is identified with period engravings on the guard as belonging to R,S, & U. This unit was engaged in the 1944 World War II 2nd Chindit Expedition as part of the Special Force, 3rd Indian Infantry Division, with support units of the No. 1 Air Commando, Kachin Scouts, Gurkha units and British special troops. The order of battle is here.

The blade is sharpened to a rounded edge on both sides, (along the top of the false edge to the spine). It measures 16 inches long overall, with a 10-1/2 inch blade that is 2-3/4 inches wide at the belly.

The crossguard is marked R, S, & U. on one side and "68" on the other.

The knife is used, however in overall near-excellent condition. There is some darkening to the blade from age. There is no scabbard.

$1,999.99 Available

CKK-60

Combat Commando Knuckle Bowie Bolo Knife

This is an very nice example of a MASSIVE theater made steel combat fighting knuckle knife similar in design to the Cole knuckle knives.

This knife is identified with period stamps on the guard as a "U.S. MK1".  The blade has a faint stamped "M" at the ricasso.  These are views of the knuckle bow right and left sides.

The blade is sharpened to a rolled edge on one side, and on the clip point. It measures 17 inches long overall, with a 12 inch blade that is 2-1/4 inches wide at the belly.

The crossguard is marked "U S" on one side and "MK1" on the other.

The knife is used, however in overall near-excellent condition. There is some darkening to the blade from age. There is a brass throated canvas scabbard that secures the knife perfectly.  It shows distress from long carry.

$1,999.99 Available
CKK-77

Combat Commando IDed Seabee Knife

This is an unusual theater-made combat fighting knuckle knife

This knife has issue or maker markings. The blade is marked on both sides with a very lightly scribed identification.  Readable portions are "EO-To F 1/c John (Doc) Nugent US Navy Seabees" on one side and "Hotel Sour" on the other (with some other unreadable scribing.  These are views of the grip left and right sides.

The blade is sharpened to a rolled edge on both sides, and it is quite sharp. It measures 12 inches long overall, with a 7-3/4 inch blade that is 1-1/2 inches wide at the front of the parry guard.

The knife is used, however in overall near-excellent condition. There is moderate to heavy darkening to the blade from age. There is no scabbard with this knife.

$1,299.99 Available
CKK-88

Combat Commando USN Kephart Knife

This is an unusual theater-made combat fighting knuckle knife

This knife has issue maker markings. The grip is marked on both sides with a very deeply struck mechanical letter identification.  The grip is labeled USN KEPHART on the right side and JAMES B. ROBERTS with US NAVY on the left side.

The blade is sharpened to a beveled edge on one side, and it has an unsharpened false edge. It measures 13-1/4 inches long overall, with a 8-1/8 inch blade that is 1-1/8 inches wide at the ricasso.

The knife is used, however in overall near-excellent condition. There is moderate to heavy darkening to the blade from age. There is the original leather scabbard with this knife.

  SOLD
CKK-107

Combat Commando USN Kephart Knife

This is an unusual theater-made single finger loop combat fighting knuckle knife

This knife has no maker markings. The grip is made of tightly wound and hammered heavy gauge copper wire.  The grip is shown from the right side and left side.

The blade is sharpened to beveled edges on both sides, and it has a central fuller on each side. It measures 12-1/4 inches long overall, with a 7-5/8 inch blade that is 1-1/8 inches wide at the ricasso.

The knife is used, however in overall near-very good condition. There is moderate to heavy darkening to the blade from age. There is no scabbard with this knife.

$999.99 Available
CKK-76

Combat Commando Ranger Knife

This is a large full-size version of the Ranger combat fighting knuckle knife

This knife has a stamped US marking on the grip. The blade is not marked.  These are views of the grip right and left sides.

The blade is sharpened to a rolled edge on one side, and on the clip point. It measures 14  inches long overall, with a 9-1/4 inch blade that is 1-7/8 inches wide at the belly.

The knife is used, however in overall near-excellent condition. There is moderate to heavy darkening to the blade from age. There is no scabbard with this knife.

$1,299.99 Available
CKK-69

Combat Commando Ranger Knife

This is an very scarce example of smaller version of the Ranger combat fighting knuckle knife

This knife is completely sterile with no visible markings on the grip or blade.  These are views of the grip right and left sides.

The blade is sharpened to a rolled edge on one side, and on the clip point. It measures 10 inches long overall, with a 6 inch blade that is 1-1/2 inches wide at the belly.

The knife is used, however in overall near-excellent condition. There is moderate to heavy darkening to the blade from age. There is no scabbard with this knife.

$899.99 Available
CKK-65

Combat Commando Ranger Knife

This is an very scarce example of smaller version of the Ranger combat fighting knuckle knife

This knife is completely sterile with no visible markings on the grip or blade.  These are views of the grip right and left sides.

The blade is sharpened to a rolled edge on one side, and on the clip point. It measures 10-1/4 inches long overall, with a 6-1/4 inch blade that is 1-1/2 inches wide at the belly.

This is a view of the other side.

The knife is used, however in overall near-excellent condition. There is some moderate darkening to the blade from age. There is no scabbard with this knife.

  SOLD
CKK-66

Combat Commando Ranger Knife

This is an very scarce example of smaller version of the Ranger combat fighting knuckle knife

This knife is completely sterile with no visible markings on the grip or blade.  These are views of the grip right and left sides.

The blade is sharpened to a rolled edge on one side, and on the clip point. It measures 10-1/2 inches long overall, with a 6-1/2 inch blade that is 1-1/2 inches wide at the belly.

This is a view of the other side.

The knife is used, however in overall near-excellent condition. There is very minor darkening to the blade from age. There is a fitted theater made leather scabbard with this knife.

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$999.99 Available
CKK-21

WWI Clements Trench Knuckle Duster Knife

This is an extremely rare pre-WWI forerunner of the Clements WWI Trench Knife and the later WWII BC 41 fighting knife

This is the same design as shown as Figure 230-231 in Frederick Stephen's Fighting Knives on pages 50-51. He describes the knife as possibly Victorian Era through WWI, and designed by Charles Clements and made in Sheffield England. The clip point blade is riveted to the knuckle guard and Bakelite grips to present the primary 4-1/4 inch edge of the 4-3/4 inch exposed portion of blade up when holding it conventionally.

The knife blade is marked on one side of the ricasso with the distributor, the cutlery firm S. HIBBERT & SON SHEFFIELD  This is an image of the mark of the knife.

There is a false edge on the clip portion of the blade that extends 2-5/8 inches from the point.

The knife measures 9 inches overall. The knuckle portion measures 4 inches at the widest point. It fits very comfortably in a smaller hand. These are close-up views of the right and left sides of the handle.

The original scabbard is also included.

The knife is used, however in very-good to near-excellent condition. There is some darkening to the blade from age. There are signs of sharpening on the edges, visible in the images.

$1,499.99 Available
CKK-23

WWI Clements Trench Knuckle Knife

This is an extremely rare WWI Clements fighting knife

The knife has the characteristics associated with being designed by Charles Clements and made in Sheffield England. The triangular spike blade is riveted to the knuckle guard to present the flat side to the palm. The blade measures 6-3/8 inch edge of the 10-3/4 inch overall length.

The knife blade is not marked on blade or grip.

The knuckle portion measures 4 inches at the widest point. It fits very comfortably in a large hand. These are close-up views of the right and left sides of the handle.

The original scabbard is also included.

The knife is used, however in very-good to near-excellent condition. There is some darkening of the high carbon steel of blade from age. There are no signs of of other than original sharpening on the edges, visible in the images.

$1,499.99 Available
CKK-19

BC-41 Commando Knuckle Knife

This is an extremely rare BC 41 fighting knife

This is perhaps one of the nicest, most well-balanced and most elegant of the knuckle knife design. The clip point blade is riveted to the knuckle guard to present the primary 4 inch edge of the 5-1/2 inch exposed portion of blade up when holding it conventionally. This is an image of the reverse side of the knife.

There is a false edge on the clip portion of the blade that extends 3 inches from the point.

The knife measures 8-3/4 inches overall. The knuckle portion measures 4-1/4 inches at the widest point. It fits very comfortably in the hand. These are close-up views of the right and left sides of the handle.

The knife is used, however in very good overall condition. There is some darkening and minor rust pitting to the blade from age.

POR Available
   CKKK-19
 UK
 World War Two
SOE BC-41 like Prototype Fixed Blade Steel SPY Combat STERILE Knuckle Knife

This is a knife that came from the SOE operative Donald Hamilton Hill collection that  I bought many years ago. The knuckle knife measures 10 inches long over all with a single edged 6 inch fixed blade.

The knife has been blackened for spy work as shown.

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$1499.99 Available
   KNUCKJP-1
 USA
 World War Two KBAR USMC Made from Shot Down
Japanese
 Zero aircraft Aluminum Knuckle Combat Knife
with
Theater made Leather Scabbard

This is a 11 inch overall combat knife as stated.

I purchased it from a senior USMC officer when I was working at the National War College many years ago.  

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$499.99  Available
   DEADKBAR-1
 USA
World War Two DEAD MINT K-BAR KABAR Marked Raider Fighting Belt Knife
This is an example of a MINT K-BAR knife that will never need an upgrade. It features a MINT K-BAR marked  parkerized blade. It has a  MINT Leather washer grip and a near mint brown leather scabbard.


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$649.99     Available
   KBARRAIDER-1  USA
 World War Two
near MINT K-BAR KABAR NOT Marked Sterile US Marine Corps Raider Fighting Belt Knife
 This is an example of a MINT K-BAR knife that will never need an upgrade. It features a near MINT K-BAR NOT marked  parkerized blade & cross guard. It has a  near MINT Leather washer grip and a near mint brown leather scabbard.


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$599.99   Available

CKK-85

New Zealand Australian Commando Knuckle Knife with scabbard

This is a nice example of the New Zealand and Australian (ANZAC) commando fighting knife with original scabbard

This knife has a cast aluminum checker grip knuckle bow leaving 6 inches of the blade exposed.

There is a skull crusher protrusion at the pommel portion, evident in the images.

This is the same design as shown as Figure 257 in Frederick Stephen's Fighting Knives on page 53.  It is also pictured on the cover.

The knife measures 10-3/4 inches overall. The knuckle and grip portion measures 4-3/4 inches long. It fits very comfortably in the hand and is nicely balanced. These are close-up views of the front and rear sides of the handle.

The knife is used, however in very good overall condition, with darkness on the grip, blade, and original scabbard, as shown.

$999.99 Available

CKK-1043

New Zealand Australian Commando Knuckle Knife with scabbard

This is a nice example of the New Zealand and Australian (ANZAC) commando fighting knife with original scabbard

This knife has a cast aluminum checker grip knuckle bow leaving 6 inches of the blade exposed.

There is a skull crusher protrusion at the pommel portion, evident in the images.

This is the same design as shown as Figure 257 in Frederick Stephen's Fighting Knives on page 53.  It is also pictured on the cover.

The knife measures 10-3/4 inches overall. The knuckle and grip portion measures 4-3/4 inches long. It fits very comfortably in the hand and is nicely balanced. These are close-up views of the front and rear sides of the handle.

The knife is slightly used, however in near excellent overall condition, with original finish on the grip, blade, and the original scabbard, as shown.

$999.99 Available
CKKS-01

New Zealand Australian Commando Knuckle Knife scabbard ONLY

This is a nice example of the New Zealand and Australian (ANZAC) commando fighting knife original scabbard

The scabbard measures 12 inches overall. The wide portion measures 3-1/2 inches across.

The scabbard is used, however in near excellent overall condition, with original stitching, rivets, retaining strap and snap, as shown.

$499.99 Available
CKK-53

New Zealand Australian Commando Knuckle Knife

This is a nice example of the New Zealand and Australian commando fighting knife

This knife has a cast aluminum checker grip knuckle bow leaving 6 inches of the blade exposed.

There is a skull crusher protrusion at the pommel portion, evident in the images.

This is the same design as shown as Figure 257 in Frederick Stephen's Fighting Knives on page 53.  It is also pictured on the cover.

The knife measures 10-3/4 inches overall. The knuckle and grip portion measures 4-3/4 inches long. It fits very comfortably in the hand and is nicely balanced. These are close-up views of the right and left sides of the handle.

The knife is used, however in very good overall condition, with a dark blade, as shown.

$999.99 Available
CKK-64

New Zealand Maori Commando Knuckle Knife

This is a nice example of the New Zealand 28th Maori Battalion commando fighting knife

This knife has a cast aluminum checker grip knuckle bow leaving 6 inches of the blade exposed.

There is a skull crusher protrusion at the pommel portion, evident in the images.

This is the same design as shown as Figure 257 in Frederick Stephen's Fighting Knives on page 53.  It is similar to the one pictured on the cover.

The knife measures 10-3/4 inches overall. The knuckle and grip portion measures 4-3/4 inches long. It fits very comfortably in the hand and is nicely balanced. These are close-up views of the right and left sides of the handle.

Note this knife has a TUI REGD marking.  The Tui (aka "Parson's Bird") is the Maori word for a honey eating bird native to New Zealand only.

The knife is used, however in very good overall condition, with a dark blade, as shown.

$999.99 Available
CKK-83

New Zealand Maori Commando Knuckle Knife

This is a nice example of the New Zealand 28th Maori Battalion commando fighting knife

This knife has a cast aluminum checker grip knuckle bow leaving 6 inches of the blade exposed.

There is a skull crusher protrusion at the pommel portion, evident in the images.

This is the same design as shown as Figure 257 in Frederick Stephen's Fighting Knives on page 53.  It is similar to the one pictured on the cover.

The knife measures 10-3/4 inches overall. The knuckle and grip portion measures 4-3/4 inches long. It fits very comfortably in the hand and is nicely balanced. These are close-up views of the right and left sides of the handle.

Note this knife has a N.Z. CUTLERS Co. AUCKLAND maker mark.

The knife is used, however in very good overall condition, with a spotted blade, as shown.

$999.99 Available
    CKK-838
New Zealand
28th Maori Battalion Commando Knuckle Knife
This is a nice example of the New Zealand 28th Maori Battalion commando fighting knife  his knife has a cast aluminum checker grip knuckle bow leaving 6 inches of the blade exposed.

There is a skull crusher protrusion at the pommel portion, evident in the images. This is the same design as shown as Figure 257 in Frederick Stephen's Fighting Knives on page 53.  It is similar to the one pictured on the cover.

The knife measures 10-3/4 inches overall. The knuckle and grip portion measures 4-3/4 inches long.

It fits very comfortably in the hand and is nicely balanced.
$899.99 Available
CKK-82

New Zealand Maori Commando Knuckle Knife

This is a nice example of the New Zealand 28th Maori Battalion commando fighting knife

This knife has a cast aluminum checker grip with the original knuckle bow removed leaving 6 inches of the blade exposed.

There is a skull crusher protrusion at the pommel portion, evident in the images.

This is the same design as shown as Figure 257 in Frederick Stephen's Fighting Knives on page 53.  It is similar to the one pictured on the cover (excepting the cut knuckles).

The knife measures 10-3/4 inches overall. The knuckle and grip portion measures 4-3/4 inches long. It fits very comfortably in the hand and is nicely balanced. These are close-up views of the right and left sides of the handle.

Note this knife has a TUI REGD marking.  The Tui (aka "Parson's Bird") is the Maori word for a honey eating bird native to New Zealand only.

This knife was taken from a Japanese soldier in the South Pacific by a Seabee after a battle between Marines and the Japanese.

The knife is used, however in very good overall condition, with a dark blade, as shown.

$999.99 Available
CKK-55

WWI Enfield M1888 Trench Knuckle Knife

This is a nice example of the British Model 1888 bayonet made into a World War I trench knife with many toothed knuckle bow.

This knife has a theater made iron knuckle bow welded to the bayonet, and the bayonet has had its blade shortened. The knife is still useable as a bayonet, the socket and slot areas are unimpeded by the guard.

This is EXACTLY the same knife that was photographed as Figure 72 in Frederick Stephen's Fighting Knives on page 23. Compare the blade blemishes and other details (including maker marks and screw slot positions, and you can see it is the identical knife shown at the left. The maker marks are a Broad Arrow, WD, Crown, A8, (unreadable mark) and "X".  The reverse side of the blade has a serial number 4?95

The knife measures 12-1/4 inches overall. The knuckle and grip portion measures 4-3/4 inches long. It fits very comfortably in the hand and is nicely balanced. These are close-up views of the right and left sides of the handle.

The knife is used, however in very good overall condition, with a dark blade, as shown.

$1,499.99 Available
CKK-109

EVERITT Combat Commando Green Grip STERILE Knife and Scabbard

This is an very nice example of the green handle Everitt combat fighting single knuckle loop triangular spike knife.

This is one of the more unusual knuckle knife designs of WWII. There is more than 80% of the original paint that is identical in color and texture to the green handle Everitt knuckle knife, as shown below.  It is completely sterile with no maker markings on either the grip, blade or scabbard. This is a very comfortable to hold and well-balanced knife. The blade has two fullers on the two sides of the right side of the kn

These are close-ups of the handle from the right and left sides.

The knife is in overall near-excellent condition.

The original dark brown leather fitted scabbard is included.

  SOLD
   EVERTUL-1
MINT
EVERITT
Combat Commando BLACK Grip STERILE Knife and Scabbard
 This is an very nice example of the MINT BLACK handle Everitt combat fighting single knuckle loop triangular spike knife.

This is one of the more unusual knuckle knife designs of WWII. There is 100% of the original paint that is identical in color and texture to the green handle Everitt knuckle knife.

This is a very comfortable to hold and well-balanced knife. The blade has two fullers on the two sides of the right side of the knife.

The knife& scabbard are in overall MINT condition.

Here are other views. 1   2
$1599.99 Available
   EVERTUL-2
 Near MINT EVERITT
Combat Commando Green Grip  Knife and Scabbard
This is an very nice example of the MINT GREEN handle Everitt combat fighting.

This is one of the more unusual knuckle knife designs of WWII. There is 90% of the original paint that is identical in color and texture to the green handle Everitt knuckle knife.

This is a very comfortable to hold and well-balanced knife. The blade has two fullers on the two sides of the right side of the knife.

The knife & scabbard are in overall near MINT condition.

Here are other views.   1   2   3   4   5   6   7
$1599.99 Available
CKK-101

EVERITT Combat Commando Green Grip Knuckle Knife and Scabbard

This is an very nice example of the green handle Everitt combat fighting knuckle knife.

This is one of the better knuckle knife designs of WWII. There is more than 99% of the original paint and 98% of the original blue on the subdued blade.

These are close-ups of the handle from the right and left sides.

The knife is in overall near-excellent to condition.

The correct M6 scabbard is included with the conveyer belt staples at the throat and long retaining snap strap.

$1,199.99 Stolen By Crook $500 dollar reward for arrest and conviction, Please keep an eye out for thief at gun shows etc.

CKK-102
EVERITT Combat Commando Black Grip Knuckle Knife and Scabbard

This is an very nice example of the black handle Everitt combat fighting knuckle knife.

This is one of the better knuckle knife designs of WWII. There is more than 99% of the original paint and 98% of the original blue on the subdued blade.

These are close-ups of the handle from the right and left sides.

The knife is in overall near-excellent to condition.

The correct M6 scabbard is included with the conveyer belt staples at the throat and long retaining snap strap.

$1,199.99 Stolen By Crook $500 dollar reward for arrest and conviction, Please keep an eye out for thief at gun shows etc.
      CKK-5999 USA
World War
I and II
 1st Model LF&C 1917  Brown Handle Knuckle Knife
This is a first Model LF&C commando fighting knuckle knife WITHOUT scabbard and hanger.

This has a triangular spike blade. The hollow pyramid dragon's teeth are pointed. It measures 14 inches long overall. It is U.S. L.F.& C. maker marked and 1917 dated on the knuckle bow.

The wood is dark brown. It is NEAR MINT overall & showing all of the blacking on the blade, crossguard and grip. 

Here are additional views. 1  2   3   4  5  6  7  8
$749.99 Available
   CKK-5951
1st Model LF&C 1917 Brown Handle Knuckle Bow Guard Fighting Knife w//o Scabbard
 This is a first Model LF&C commando fighting knuckle knife WITHOUT scabbard and hanger that has a triangular spike blade.

The FIVE hollow pyramid dragon's teeth are pointed.

It measures 14 inches long overall. It is U.S. L.F.& C. maker marked and 1917 dated on the knuckle bow. The wood is dark brown.  The knife is excellent. About 90% of the original paint on the leather remains with a near MINT D Guard and blade.

Here are other views 1  2.
  SOLD
  CKK-59511
1st Model LF&C 1917 Brown Handle Knuckle Bow RARE SEVEN Pyramid Dragon's Teeth Guard Fighting Knife with Scabbard
This is a first Model LF&C commando fighting knuckle knife WITH scabbard and hanger that has a triangular spike blade.

The SEVEN hollow pyramid dragon's teeth are pointed. It measures 14 inches long overall. It is U.S. L.F.& C. maker marked and 1917 dated on the knuckle bow.

The wood is dark brown. The knife is excellent. About 90% of the original paint on the leather remains with a near MINT D Guard and blade.

Here are other views 1  2  3  4.
$899.99 Available
CKK-595 1st Model LF&C 1917 Brown Handle Knuckle Bow Guard Fighting Knife w/o Scabbard. This is a first Model LF&C commando fighting knuckle knife WITH scabbard and hanger that has a triangular spike blade.

The hollow pyramid dragon's teeth are pointed. It measures 14 inches long overall. It is U.S. L.F.& C. maker marked and 1917 dated on the knuckle bow.

The wood is dark brown. The knife is excellent. . About 90% of the original condition on the MINT D Guard and blade and wood remains

Here are additional views.  1  2  3
$549.99 Available
CKK-95

1st Model LF&C 1917 Brown Handle

This is a first Model LF&C commando fighting knuckle knife WITH scabbard and hanger.

This has a triangular spike blade. The hollow pyramid dragon's teeth are pointed. It measures 14 inches long overall.

It is U.S. L.F.& C. maker marked and 1917 dated on the knuckle bow. This is a view of the left and right side of the grip and knuckle bow.  The wood is dark brown.

The knife is excellent. The scabbard is is used condition, with darkness and freckling to the metal parts and wear to the leather. There is some looseness and cracking near the drag. About 90% of the original paint on the leather remains. The collar and drag pieces are marked "M.S".

$799.99 Available
CKK-96

1st Model LF&C 1917 Brown Handle

This is a first Model LF&C commando fighting knuckle knife WITH scabbard and hanger.

This has a triangular spike 9-1/8 inch blade. The hollow pyramid dragon's teeth are pointed. It measures 14 inches long overall.

It is U.S. L.F.& C. maker marked and 1917 dated on the knuckle bow. This is a view of the left and right side of the grip and knuckle bow.  The wood is dark brown.

The knife is excellent. The scabbard is is used condition, with darkness and freckling to the metal parts and wear to the leather. About 90% of the original paint on the leather remains. The top and bottom pieces are marked "M.S". The green painted leather is maker marked JEWEL 1918.

$899.99 Available
CKK-79

1st Model LF&C 1917 Brown Handle

This is a first Model LF&C commando fighting knuckle knife.

This has a triangular spike blade. The hollow pyramid dragon's teeth and pommel have been field rounded. It measures 14 inches long overall.

It is U.S. L.F. & C. maker marked and dated on the knuckle bow. This is a view of the left and right side of the grip and knuckle bow.  The wood is medium brown, not painted..

The knife is very good to near excellent, there is no scabbard.

  SOLD
CKK-28

1st Model LF&C 1917 Black Handle

This is a first Model LF&C commando fighting knuckle knife.

This has a triangular spike blade. The hollow pyramid dragon's teeth are pointed. It measures 14-1/4 inches long overall.

It is maker marked and dated on the knuckle bow. This is a view of the left and right side of the grip and knuckle bow.  The wood is very dark, almost black.

The knife is excellent to near mint, there is no scabbard.

$499.99 Available
CKK-103

1st Model LF&C 1917 Black Handle

This is a first Model LF&C commando fighting knuckle knife.

This has a triangular spike blade. The hollow pyramid dragon's teeth are pointed. It measures 13-3/4 inches long overall.

It is maker marked and dated on the knuckle bow. This is a view of the left and right side of the grip and knuckle bow.  The wood is painted black.

The knife is very good with wear to the paint and moderate wear to the knuckle bow, with a near excellent blade, there is no scabbard.

  SOLD
CKK-93

1st Model LF&C 1917 Brown Handle

This is a first Model LF&C commando fighting knuckle knife.

This has a triangular spike blade. The hollow pyramid dragon's teeth are pointed. It measures 14 inches long overall.

It is maker marked and dated on the knuckle bow. This is a view of the left and right side of the grip and knuckle bow.  The wood is very dark, almost black.

The knife is very good to near excellent, there is a theater made non-standard leather scabbard with retainer.

$699.99 Available
CKK-98

1st Model LF&C 1917 Brown Handle

This is a first Model LF&C commando fighting knuckle knife.

This has a triangular spike blade. The hollow pyramid dragon's teeth are pointed. It measures 14 inches long overall.

It is maker marked and dated on the knuckle bow. This is a view of the left and right side of the grip and knuckle bow. This is an overall view of the left side.

The knife is very good to near excellent, there is a theater made non-standard leather scabbard with retainer.

$699.99 Available
CKK-30

1st Model LF&C 1917 Combat Modified Knuckle Bow

This is a first Model LF&C commando fighting knuckle knife.

This has a triangular spike blade. The hollow pyramid dragon's teeth are pointed. It measures 14-1/4 inches long overall.

It is maker marked and dated on the knuckle bow. This is a view of the left and right side of the grip and knuckle bow.  The wood is a brown hardwood.

This knife has seen some hard combat use. The bow is slightly deformed (it appears to have been done on purpose to make it more comfortable to wear).

The knife is very good to near excellent, there is no scabbard.

$499.99 Available
CKK-17

2nd Model A. C. Co U.S.A. 1917

This is a second Model A. C. Co U.S.A. 1917 Dated commando fighting knuckle knife

This has a triangular spike blade. The double row dragon's teeth are pointed. These are close-ups of the left and right sides of the grip and knuckle bow. It measures 14-1/8 inches long overall.

It is maker marked and dated on the knuckle bow.

The knife is very good with darkness to the metal overall. There is no scabbard.

$499.99 Available
CKK-84

2nd Model A. C. Co U.S.A. 1917

This is a second Model A. C. Co U.S.A. 1917 Dated commando fighting knuckle knife

This has a triangular spike blade. The double row dragon's teeth are pointed. These are close-ups of the left and right sides of the grip and knuckle bow. It measures 13-1/2 inches long overall.

The scabbard is dated 1918 on the leather. The maker mark is worn.

The knife is very good with darkness to the metal overall. The scabbard shows wear to the paint on the metal parts.

  SOLD
CKK-94

2nd Model A. C. Co U.S.A. 1917

This is a second Model A. C. Co U.S.A. 1917 Dated commando fighting knuckle knife

This has a triangular spike 8-5/8 inch blade. The double row dragon's teeth are pointed. These are close-ups of the left and right sides of the grip and knuckle bow. It measures 14-1/4 inches long overall. The bow is maker marked A.C.CO. U.S.A. 1917

The scabbard is maker marked JEWEL 1918 on the green painted leather. The throat and drag are M.S. marked..

The knife is very good with minor wear overall. The scabbard shows wear to the paint on the metal parts, the leather is in outstanding condition.

$799.99 Available
CKK-97

2nd Model A. C. Co U.S.A. 1917

This is a second Model A. C. Co U.S.A. 1917 Dated commando fighting knuckle knife

This has a triangular spike 8-5/8 inch blade. The double row dragon's teeth are pointed. These are close-ups of the left and right sides of the grip and knuckle bow. It measures 14-1/4 inches long overall. The bow is maker marked A.C.CO. U.S.A. 1917

The scabbard is maker marked JEWEL 1918 on the green painted leather. The throat and drag are M.S. marked..

The knife is very good with minor wear and light rusting on the knuckle bow. The scabbard shows wear to the paint on the metal parts, the leather is in outstanding condition.

$799.99 Available
CKKK-313
USA 918 LF&C Brass Grip knuckle Combat Fighting Knife w/o Scabbard
This has a double-edge blade. The knuckles have very sharp points, showing no wear or rounding typically seen in this design on more used knives.

It measures 11-1/4 inches long overall. It is maker marked and dated on the right side of the stippled type handle. The left side has no marks. The guard is intact.

The knife is very close to mint condition with the MINT blade still retaining 95% of the blackening.

Here is another view.
  SOLD

CKKK-31 US LF&C Model 1918 Knuckle Knife with Scabbard 1st Raider BN Worn By Joe Curry Africa & Italy Invasion

I had TWO of Joe Curry LF&C knives. This is a nice example of the second Model L.F. & C. 1918 Dated commando fighting knuckle knife.

This has a double-edge blade. The knuckles have very sharp points, showing no wear or rounding typically seen in this design on more used knives. It measures 11-1/4 inches long overall.

It is maker marked and dated on the right side of the handle. The left side is plain. The guard is intact The knife is very close to mint condition.

The original subdued finish is 90%+ and intact. There is a scabbard with the tabs removed Joe had added a 12 inch long leather scabbard over the metal scabbard as shown.

The condition is used and still near MINT..

 Here are other views 1  2  3  4  5  6  7.
  SOLD

CKK-31

LF&C Model 1918 Design Theater Made Bowie Blade Knuckle Knife

This is a theater made second Model L.F. & C. 1918 style commando fighting knuckle knife with very unusual blade design.

This has a single-edge 9 inch blade with a 4 inch false edge nearly 1/2 of the length of the blade. The knuckles have small points, typical of this design. It measures 14 inches long overall.

The blade has a clip point style Bowie design, with the false edge sharp from the point on the back to the tip. The remainder of the back is flat.  The blade is 1-3/8 inches wide at the ricasso.

It is not maker marked nor dated on the handle.

These are views of the grip right and left sides. This is the pommel end view.

The knife is generally in very good condition, with moderate to heavy signs of hard combat use and long carry.

There is a theater made leather scabbard in hard used condition.

This is a most unusual fighting knife, and one you will be pleased to add to your collection of LF&C 1918 model variants.

$1,299.99 Available
CKK-108

LF&C Model 1918 Design Theater Made USMC KA-BAR Blade Knuckle Knife

This is a theater made second Model L.F. & C. 1918 style commando fighting knuckle knife with a USMC KA-BAR Orlean, NY blade design.

This has a single-edge 6-7/8 inch blade with a 2-1/2 inch sharpened false edge. The knuckles have small points, typical of this design. It measures 11-3/4 inches long overall.

The blade has a clip point style Bowie design, with the false edge sharp from the point on the back to the tip. The remainder of the back is flat.  The blade is 1-1/4 inches wide at the ricasso.

It is Ka-Bar Olean NY maker marked USMC on the ricasso.

This is a view of the grip from the right side.  The guard has been trimmed on the left side to make carrying the knife easier.

The knife is generally in very good condition, with moderate to heavy signs of hard combat use and long carry.

There is an issue leather scabbard in hard used condition, with Japanese Kanji and the word "Mitsu" ("triple") in Latin letters on the back.

This is a most unusual fighting knife, and one you will be pleased to add to your collection of LF&C 1918 model variants.

$1,499.99 Available
CKK-42

Model 1918 Design Theater Made Bowie Blade Knuckle Knife

This is a theater made second Model 1918 style commando fighting knuckle knife with very unusual blade design.

This has a single-edge 10-1/2 inch blade with a 2 inch false edge. The knuckles have small points, typical of this design. It measures 14-1/2 inches long overall.

The blade has a wide belly design, with a 7-1/2 inch wide fuller on each side. The blade is 1-1/8 inches wide at the ricasso, widening to 1-3/8 near the tip. These are views of the grip right and left sides.

The knife is generally in very good condition, with moderate to heavy signs of hard combat use and long carry. The "wings" on the guard were ground down for close carry to the body.

There is a steel subdued scabbard in used condition, marked "36" on the ball drag.

This is a most unusual fighting knife, and one you will be pleased to add to your collection of U.S. 1918 model variants.

$899.99 Available
CKK-70

LF&C Model 1918 Design Western Bowie Blade ALUMINUM Knuckle Knife

This is a VERY unusual variant of the second Model 1918 style commando fighting knuckle knife with a WESTERN Bowie blade design and cast entirely in ALUMINUM.

This has a single-edge 7-7/8 inch blade with a 3 inch false edge. The knuckles have sharp points, typical of this design. It measures 13 inches long overall.

The blade has the Western Bowie design, with a 7 inch wide fuller on each side. There are faint traces of the WESTERN maker mark. The blade is 1-1/4 inches wide at the ricasso. These are views of the grip right and left sides. Note the unusual pommel shape.

The knife is generally in very good condition, with moderate oxidation and signs of hard combat use and long carry. This knife was probably made for a combat engineer or EOD engineer that needed a non-magnetic knife.

There is no scabbard with this knife, however a standard Western Bowie scabbard would fit perfectly.

This is a most unusual fighting knife, and one you will be pleased to add to your collection of U.S. 1918 model variants.

$1,499.99 Available
CKK-80

LF&C Model 1918 Knuckle Knife with Scabbard

This is a nice example of the second Model L.F. & C. 1918 Dated commando fighting knuckle knife.

This has a double-edge blade. The knuckles have very sharp points, showing no wear or rounding typically seen in this design on more used knives. It measures 11-1/4 inches long overall.

It is maker marked and dated on the right side of the handle.  The left side is plain.  The guard is intact and has a crudely scratched M187 inventory number on the blade side.

The knife is very close to mint condition. The original subdued finish is 90%+ and intact. There is a scabbard, however much of the original finish is worn. The tabs are intact, with some minor bending. The maker marks are very clear and sharp.

  SOLD
CKK-81

LF&C Model 1918 Knuckle Knife with Scabbard

This is a nice example of the second Model L.F. & C. 1918 Dated commando fighting knuckle knife.

This has a double-edge blade. The knuckles have very sharp points, showing no wear or rounding typically seen in this design on more used knives. It measures 11-1/4 inches long overall.

It is maker marked and dated on the right side of the handle.  The left side is plain.  The guard is intact and has about 5 to 10% of the original black paint remaining.

The knife is in near excellent condition. The blade is bright showing some signs of careful sharpening.  About 5% of the original subduing remains, mostly on the ricasso. There is a scabbard with much of the original finish remaining because it was over-painted with black paint long ago. The tabs are intact, with some minor bending. The maker marks are very clear and sharp.

  SOLD
CKK-111

LF&C Model 1918 Knuckle Knife with Scabbard

This is a nice example of the second Model L.F. & C. 1918 Dated commando fighting knuckle knife.

This has a double-edge blade. The knuckles have very sharp points, showing no wear or rounding typically seen in this design on more used knives. It measures 11-1/4 inches long overall.

It is maker marked and dated on the right side of the handle.  The left side is plain.  The guard is intact and has about 75% to 80% of the original black paint remaining.  There is a bend at the upper part of the guard put in by the original owner to more suit his grip style

The knife is in near excellent condition. The blade is in near excellent condition showing some minor signs of careful sharpening.  About 25% of the original subduing remains, mostly on the ricasso. There is a scabbard with most of the original black paint finish. The tabs are intact, with some minor bending. The maker marks are very clear and sharp.

  SOLD
CKK-87

LF&C Model 1918 Knuckle Knife without Scabbard

This is a nice example of the second Model L.F. & C. 1918 Dated commando fighting knuckle knife.

This has a double-edge blade. The knuckles have sharp original points, and the pommel nut is the second style with the two flats for tightening. It is very sharp. The knife measures 11-3/4 inches long overall.

It is maker marked and dated on the right side of the handle.  The left side is plain.  The guard has about 10%-15% of the original black paint remaining.

The knife is in near excellent condition. The blade is bright showing some signs of careful sharpening. There is no scabbard with this knife.

$999.99 Available
CKK-89

LF&C Model 1918 Knuckle Knife without Scabbard

This is a superlative example of the second Model L.F. & C. 1918 Dated commando fighting knuckle knife.

This has a double-edge blade. The knuckles have sharp original points, and the pommel nut is the first style with the pointed hex nut for tightening. It is very sharp. The knife measures 11-3/4 inches long overall.

It is maker marked and dated on the right side of the handle.  The left side is plain.  The guard and blade has about 90%-95% of the original black finish remaining.

The knife is in near excellent condition. The blade is black showing some signs of careful sharpening. There is no scabbard with this knife.

  SOLD
CKK-106

LF&C Model 1918 Knuckle Knife without Scabbard

This is a superlative example of the second Model L.F. & C. 1918 Dated commando fighting knuckle knife.

This has a double-edge blade. The knuckles have sharp original points, and the pommel nut is the first style with the pointed hex nut for tightening. It is very sharp. The knife measures 11-3/4 inches long overall.

It is maker marked and dated on the right side of the handle.  The left side is plain.  The guard and blade has about 90%-95% of the original black finish remaining. There is a slight bend at the guard to allow it to lay closer to body in wear.

The knife is in near excellent condition. The blade is black showing some signs of careful sharpening. There is a scabbard with this knife (not shown, it will be photographed shortly).

  SOLD
CKK-861
USA World War One & Used in WW2 Near MINT 1918 L.F. & C.Marked Combat Trench Knife without period Scabbard
 This is the version of the second Model L.F. & C. 1918 Dated commando fighting knuckle knife. This has a double-edge blade.

The knuckles have small points, typical of this design. It measures 11-1/4 inches long overall. It is dated U. S. 1918 on the handle.

The knife is near MINT condition, with some very minor period rounding on the tip of the four-sided pommel nut (not an unusual field modification).

Here are other views.1  2  3.
$999.99 Available
CKK-8611
USA World War One & Two Au Lion Model 1918 COMBAT Knuckle Knife with Period Scabbard
 This is an AU LION made version of the second Model L.F. & C. 1918 Dated commando fighting knuckle knife.

This has a double-edge blade. The knuckles have small points, typical of this design.

It measures 11-1/4 inches long overall.

It has faint traces of the lion maker mark on the right side ricasso blade and it is dated U. S. 1918 on the right side of the handle.

The knife is near MINT condition.

The scabbard retains most of the bluing with the tow prongs present. There are several slight dents in the scabbard.

Here are other views  1  2  3  4  5  6.
  SOLD
   CKK-86
Au Lion Model 1918 COMBAT Knuckle Knife with Period Scabbard
This is an AU LION made version of the second Model L.F. & C. 1918 Dated commando fighting knuckle knife.

This has a double-edge blade. The knuckles have small points, typical of this design. It measures 11-1/4 inches long overall. It has faint traces of the lion maker mark on the right side ricasso blade and it is dated U. S. 1918 on the right side of the handle.

This is the left side. The knife is near excellent condition, with some very minor period rounding on the tip of the four-sided pommel nut (not an unusual field modification).

The scabbard retains most of the bluing with the tow prongs present. There are several slight dents in the scabbard.

Here are other views.   1   2    3
  SOLD
CKK-90

Au Lion Model 1918 Knuckle Knife

This is an AU LION made version of the second Model L.F. & C. 1918 Dated commando fighting knuckle knife.

This has a double-edge blade. The knuckles have small points, typical of this design. It measures 11-1/4 inches long overall.

It has faint traces of the lion maker mark on the right side ricasso blade and it is dated U. S. 1918 on the right side of the handle. This is the left side.

The knife is near excellent condition, with some very minor period rounding on the tip of the four-sided pommel nut (not an unusual field modification). There is no scabbard with this knife.

  SOLD
CKK-901
USA World War One & Used in WW2 Near MINT Au Lion Model Blade Marked Combat Trench Knife without period Scabbard
This is an AU LION made version of the second Model L.F. & C. 1918 Dated commando fighting knuckle knife.

This has a double-edge blade. The knuckles have small points, typical of this design.

It measures 11-1/4 inches long overall. .It has faint traces of the lion maker mark on the right side ricasso blade and it is dated U. S. 1918 on the handle. .

The knife is near MINT condition, with some very minor period rounding on the tip of the four-sided pommel nut (not an unusual field modification).

There is no scabbard with this knife.   Here is another view.
  SOLD
    CKK-909
Au Lion Model 1918 WIDOW maker Knuckle Knife

This is an AU LION made version of the second Model L.F. & C. 1918 Dated commando fighting knuckle knife.

This has a double-edge blade. The knuckles have small points, typical of this design. It measures 11-1/4 inches long overall. It has SHARP lion maker mark on the right side ricasso blade and it is dated U. S. 1918 on the right side of the handle.

The knife is near MINT condition, with the nearly 100% blackened scabbard. LOOK no further this Au Lion does not need an upgrade!

Here are additional views  1  2.

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 CKK-68
Au Lion Model 1918 WIDOW maker Knuckle Knife without Scabbard

This is an AU LION made version of the second Model L.F. & C. 1918 Dated commando fighting knuckle knife.

This has a double-edge blade. The knuckles have small points, typical of this design.

It measures 11-1/4 inches long overall. It has SHARP lion maker mark on the right side ricasso blade and it is dated U. S. 1918 on the right side of the handle. 

 Condition is near Excellent overall.

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CKK-100

Au Lion Model 1918 Knuckle Knife

This is an AU LION made version of the second Model L.F. & C. 1918 Dated commando fighting knuckle knife.

This has a double-edge blade. The knuckles have small points, typical of this design. It measures 11-1/8 inches long overall.

It has a strong lion maker mark on the right side ricasso blade and it is dated U. S. 1918 on the right side of the handle. This is the left side.

The knife is near very good condition, with some minor period rounding on the tip of the four-sided pommel nut (not an unusual field modification) and the tip resharpened. There is no scabbard with this knife.

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CKK-110

Au Lion Model 1918 Knuckle Knife Variant

This is an AU LION made version of the second Model L.F. & C. 1918 Dated commando fighting knuckle knife variant with sterile USM3 style blade.

This has a single-edge blade with a sharpened false edge. The knuckles have small points, typical of this design. It measures 11-1/2 inches long overall.

It is dated U. S. 1918 on the right side of the handle. This is the left side.

The knife is near very good condition, without the usual rounding on the tip of the round-sided pommel nut. There is no scabbard with this knife.

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CKK-09

Robbins & Dudley Double Loop Knuckle Knife

This is an very nice example of a Robbins-style sterile aluminum handle steel blade combat fighting knuckle knife.

This is the same design as shown as Figure 224 in Frederick Stephen's Fighting Knives on page 48.

This is a very comfortable knife to hold (considering it is a knuckle knife). The cast on aluminum handle has two finger loops, and rounded knuckles. The blade is double-edged, similar to an F-S blade. It measures 11-3/4 inches long overall and intended to be used with either bare hand or gloved fingers.

The knife is used, however in overall near-excellent condition. There is some darkening to the blade from age. There is no scabbard.

$1,299.99 Available
CKK-24

Bonney & Clark Double Loop Knuckle Knife

This is an very nice example of a scarce Australian WWII sterile aluminum handle steel blade combat fighting knuckle knife.

This is the same design as shown as Figure 253 in Frederick Stephen's Fighting Knives on page 53.  He attributes the design to Bonney & Clark.

This is a very comfortable knife to hold (considering it is a knuckle knife). The cast on aluminum handle has two finger loops, and pointed knuckles. The 6-5/8 inch blade is double-edged. It measures 11-1/4 inches long overall and intended to be used with either bare hand or gloved fingers.

 These are close-up views of the right and left sides of the handle.

The knife is used, however in overall near-excellent condition. There is very slight darkening to the blade from age. There is no scabbard.

$1,499.99 Available
CKK-10

Robbins & Dudley "3-Finger" Knuckle Knife

This is an very nice example of a very scarce Robbins & Dudley Three Finger hilt aluminum grip with steel knuckle bow and steel blade combat fighting knuckle knife.

This is the same design as shown as Figure 217 in Frederick Stephen's Fighting Knives on page 47.

This is a very comfortable knife to hold (considering it is a knuckle knife). The cast on aluminum handle has a grip molded for bare hand holding, with finger recesses, and a steel rounded knuckle bow designed to cover the first three fingers only. The blade is double-edged, with two fullers ("blood grooves") on each side. It has been re-pointed in the field to take the needle point down to a more robust piercing point. There are parry marks on the blade from combat use. It measures 8-3/4 inches long overall.

This is a view of the other side. This is the maker mark on the pommel.

The knife is used, however in overall near-excellent condition. There is some darkening to the blade from age. The original fitted scabbard is included.

$1,499.99 Available
CKK-65

French Nail WWI Trench Knuckle Knife

This is an very nice example of a very scarce "French Nail" (Clou Français) steel knuckle bow and steel blade combat fighting knuckle knife.

This is the same design as shown as Figure 75 and 76 in Frederick Stephen's Fighting Knives on page 23.

This is a stabbing weapon made from the metal posts the Germans used to hold barbed war wire. The handle was made by bending the post to form a knuckle guard. The blade is double-edged, flattened to form a robust piercing point. It measures 12-1/2 inches long overall.

This is a view of the knife in the scabbard.

The knife is used, however in overall near-excellent condition. There is deep darkness to the blade from age and being made of iron. The original fitted scabbard is included. The original leather strap is broken.

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CKK-66

French Nail WWI Trench Knuckle Knife

This is an very nice example of a very scarce "French Nail" (Clou Français) steel knuckle bow and steel blade combat fighting knuckle knife.

This is a design similar to the one shown as Figure 76 in Frederick Stephen's Fighting Knives on page 23.

This stabbing weapon is a very well-made STEEL theater made variant of the knife shown above that was made from the metal posts the Germans used to hold barbed war wire. The handle was made by bending the post to form a knuckle guard. The blade is double-edged, flattened to form a robust piercing point. There are stamped markings on the handle loop "M1917 - E 613 - 85". It measures 12-1/2 inches long overall.

This is a view of the knife markings and 1917 date.

The knife is used, however in overall near-excellent condition. The original leather fitted scabbard is included.

$999.99 Available
CKK-67

French Nail WWI Trench Knuckle Knife

This is an very nice example of a very scarce "French Nail" (Clou Français) steel knuckle bow and steel blade combat fighting knuckle knife.

This is a design similar to the one shown as Figure 76 in Frederick Stephen's Fighting Knives on page 23.

This stabbing weapon is a theater made iron variant of the knives shown above that was made from a metal post the Germans used to hold barbed war wire. The handle was made by bending the post to form a knuckle guard. The blade is double-edged, flattened horizontally to form a curved piercing point. It measures 11 inches long overall.

These are views of the knuckle bow and the spoon-style point.

The knife is used, however in overall near-excellent condition. There is no scabbard with this knife.

$799.99 Available

CKK-2220  World War One Fighting Trench Club Made From a German Stick Grenade Handle
 

This is as shown. The club measures 14 inches overall. It has a heavy steel sleeve applied to the top.


Condition is near good plus.    Here are additional photos  1  2.

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Clandestine Operations Push Daggers


The push dagger is a very specialized weapon, most commonly used for attacks from behind an unsuspecting enemy, or as a last-ditch self-defense weapon. Most have very sharp points and short sharp edges. There are variations in blade style from double edge blade to triangular spikes. It is a very close-in combat weapon by design, and generally requires specific training to use effectively (as opposed to traditional knife fighting techniques).

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   CPK-06
World War Two Donald Hamilton HILL Collection SOE SPY STERILE Robbins & Dudley Push Dagger Combat Knife

 This is very nice example of a very scarce Robbins & Dudley aluminum handle steel blade combat fighting knuckle push dagger style knife with period scabbard.

This is an unusual style of fighting knife, made for stabbing from behind and not knife fighting. The blade is oriented horizontal to the ground when held. The cast on aluminum handle has a grip molded for bare hand holding, with finger recesses, and a steel rounded knuckle bow designed to cover the last three fingers only.

 The blade is double-edged, with two fullers ("blood grooves") on each side. It measures 6-1/4 inches long overall (tip to back of grip).

The knife is used, however in overall near-excellent condition. There is some darkening to the blade from age. The original fitted scabbard is included. It shows signs of long wear

Here are other views.  1   2   3   4   5

$1799.99 Available
CPK-07

Robbins & Dudley Push STERILE Dagger

This is very nice example of a very scarce Robbins & Dudley aluminum handle steel blade STERILE combat fighting knuckle push dagger style knife.

This is an unusual style of fighting knife, made for stabbing from behind and not knife fighting. The blade is oriented horizontal to the ground when held. The cast on aluminum handle has a grip molded for bare hand holding, with finger recesses, and a steel rounded knuckle bow designed to cover the last three fingers only. The blade is double-edged, with two fullers ("blood grooves") on each side. It measures 6-1/4 inches long overall (tip to back of grip).

This is a view of the other side. This is NO maker mark on the bottom of the grip. These are views of the grip right and left.

The knife is used, however in overall near-excellent condition. There is some darkening to the blade from age.

There is NO scabbard with this knife.

$1,499.99 Available
CPK-08

Robbins & Dudley Prototype Push STERILE Dagger

This is very nice example of a very scarce early prototype of the Robbins & Dudley aluminum handle steel blade STERILE combat fighting knuckle push dagger style knife.

This is an unusual style of fighting knife, made for stabbing from behind and not knife fighting. The blade is oriented horizontal to the ground when held. The cast on aluminum handle has a grip molded for bare hand holding, with finger recesses, and a steel rounded knuckle bow designed to cover the last three fingers only. The blade is double-edged, with two fullers ("blood grooves") on each side. It measures 6-1/4 inches long overall (tip to back of grip).

Note the very small base and relatively small finger grooves that were improved in later designs.

This is a view of the other side. This is NO maker mark on the bottom of the grip.

The knife is used, however in overall near-excellent condition. There is some darkening to the blade from age.

There is NO scabbard with this knife.

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CPK-09

C. SPENCE Push Dagger

This is very nice example of a very scarce C. SPENCE variant of the Robbins & Dudley aluminum handle steel blade combat fighting knuckle push dagger style knife.

This is an unusual style of fighting knife, made for stabbing from behind and not knife fighting. The blade is oriented horizontal to the ground when held. The cast on aluminum handle has a grip molded for bare hand holding, with finger recesses, and a steel rounded knuckle bow designed to cover the last three fingers only. The blade is double-edged, with flattened diamond cross-section and NO fullers ("blood grooves") on either side. It measures 7-1/4 inches long overall (tip to back of grip).

Note the slab sides and relatively deep finger grooves designed for a better gripping surface when wet.

This is a view of the other side. This is a ...C. SPENCE... maker mark on the right side of the grip.

The knife is used, however in overall near-excellent condition. There is some darkening to the blade from age.

There is NO scabbard with this knife.

$1,999.99 Available
CPK-12

Knurled T-Handle Spike Sterile Push Dagger

This is very nice example of the steel hexagonal blade push dagger style knife.

This is an unusual style of fighting knife, made for stabbing from behind and not knife fighting. The blade is a very robust hexagonal cross-section spike. The brass handle has a grip with a machine knurled rough texture non-slip surface. It measures 5-1/2 inches long overall (tip to back of grip) with the grip 1/2 inch in diameter and the blade is 5 inches long. This is a view of the back with the knife.

The knife is used, however in overall near excellent condition. There is some darkness of the blade from carry. The knife is sterile, with no maker marks on the blade or grip.

There is NO scabbard with this knife.

$799.99 Available
CPK-10

Custom Made Sterile Push Dagger

This is very nice example of the steel blade push dagger style knife.

This is an unusual style of fighting knife, made for stabbing from behind and not knife fighting. The blade is oriented vertical to the ground when held in the fist. The wood handle has a grip curved to fit comfortably in the hand when held.  Both sides have a golden eagle inlaid into the wood. The blade is double-edged, with flattened diamond cross-section and NO fullers ("blood grooves") on either side. It measures 3-3/4 inches long overall (tip to back of grip) with the grip 2-3/4 inches long. This is a view of the back.

The knife is used, however in overall near-mint condition. There is some very slight scratching to the blade from carry. The knife is sterile, with no maker marks on the blade or grip.

There is NO scabbard with this knife.

$199.99 Available