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Item #38876

US Model 1904 Bolo / Hospital Corps Knife

  • Price: $595.00
  • Maker: US Military
  • Model: Bolo
  • Caliber:

  • Description: This is a handsome knife that measures 17 1/4 overall with an 11 7/8 curved, single-edged blade with rounded tip. The blade has been lightly cleaned to an armory bright polish with scattered specks of dark plum-brown freckling along either side. The ricasso is marked US / 38779 on the obverse, SA / (flaming bomb) / 1914 on the reverse. The S-curved crossguard a mild ochre-colored patina, and the walnut grips are in fine shape with light handling marks and minor blemishes. The RIA-made, 1912 dated leather scabbard is in fine shape with 97-98% of the original blue remaining on the belt swivel and a lightly crazed and flaked brown leather body. This is a splendid example of a great pre-WW1 US military knife, and would make a great addition to any collection.