Knife List #371

Updated 1/16/22

New Items Added at the bottom of the list

Reduced prices are in RED

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I will buy or consign your collection, always looking for quality US military knives of all eras.

 




1441a

1441b
1441.) Leather KA-BAR USMC marked current type sheath like new, these are factory seconds so do have some minor imperfection in them but all will function and work well. $15.00



1442a

1442b
1442.) Leather KA-BAR US ARMY marked current type sheath like new, these are factory seconds so do have some minor imperfection in them but all will function and work well. $15.00



2029a

2029b
2029.) As new unmarked KA-BAR Mk2 brown leather sheath. Fresh in the bag from the sheath maker, first quality item. $20.00




2030a

2030b
2030.) As new marked KA-BAR Mk2 black leather sheath. Fresh in the bag from the sheath maker, first quality item. $20.00




3096a

3096b

3096c
3096.) M4 original blade blank, no finish ever applied just the steel stamped and ground. $50.00




4084a

4084b

4084c
4084.) Fairbairn – Sykes as new and unused blued blade still in the wrap. This is the third model blade with a needle point tip and threaded tang rod. Never assembled into a knife, it is perfect. $100.00




4093a

4093b
4093.) KA-BAR black leather sheath for a 5 to 5 and one half inch blade knife. Patterned after the typical Mark 2 sheath this one is made for the smaller versions. $25.00




P1183a
P1183b

P1183c

P1183d
P1183.) Archangel bayonet with the muzzle display adaptor. Made for the Ruger 556 kit and seldom seen. Makes a cool display, hard nylon type plastic. $75.00




4298a

4298b

4298c
4298.) Johnson’s smooth back unfinished leather sheath. Made by the Johnson’s Leather Co. out of Casselberry Fla and so stamped on the rear. This one looks like it is for the Ralph Bone little G hunter or something with a 3 inch blade. Has G3 stamped in the rear. Old but like new. $40.00  $35.00




P226a

P226b

P226c

P226d
P226.) LanCay M9 Prototype MOLLE type scabbard in desert tan. Has the brown early webbing with a LANCAY tag sewn into the webbing. Retained the Fastex buckle. $400.00 $300.00




P246a

P246b

P246c
P246.) LanCay USMC FT bayonet from the 1999 era. No sawback and a PI scabbard with no stone. $400.00  $300.00




P280a

P280b

P280c

P280d

P280e

P280.) Phrobis M9 Japanese Contract. One of only 35 made for this contract. There is no latch plate as bayonets are illegal in Japan so it was converted to a knife. $450.00  $350.00




P285a

P285b

P285c
P285.) Phrobis Stainless Steel Cuk. One of the unmarked items destined for SEAL use in the salt water environment. Little is know or written about these early development knives. Almost impossible to find these days $1000.00  $800.00




P1404a

P1404b


P1404e

P1404.) Another item from the office of Mickey Finn, a Marto M9 on a plaque that hung in is office. The only one like it I have ever seen. Unique Phrobis INTL piece. $1500.00  $1000.00




4258a

4258b

4258c
4258.) Spanish Model of 1893 bayonet. Beautiful bayonet made in Toledo and so marked on the ricasso. Wood grips and light patina peppering on the metal. Come with the correct leather and steel scabbard. Nice rig $90.00  $75.00




4273a

4273b

4273c

4273d
4273.) German “Walking Out” bayonet. KS98 Weimar era dress bayonet. Looks and feels like a bayonet but made specifically without the functioning locking parts. Has some light surface rust and spotting, solid no rattles. $65.00  $50.00




4274a

4274b

4274c

4274d

4274e
4274.) Krag Cadet Bayonet Scabbard. This is the leather frog model and inspector marked. Has slight crazing of the leather but still strong and solid. Has a dent in the body, if you know of someone with a correct mandrill this is a steal. $135.00  $125.00




4275a

4275b

4275c

4275d
4275.) Krag Cadet Bayonet Scabbard. This is the leather frog model and inspector marked. Has slight crazing of the leather but still strong and solid. No dents in body, super nice piece. $225.00  $200.00




4278a

4278b

4278c

4278d
4278.) Model of 1873 US Socket bayonet. Nice example with most of the bluing intact. Made for the Trapdoor rifle. $120.00  $100.00




4281c

4281b

4281c

4281d
4281.) M1892 Krag bayonet. Dated 1895 so pre SAW used bayonet. Has the correct era scabbard. The partial twist pin in the rear is damaged and allows a full swing of the scabbard but not visible. Small chip in the wood grip and full patina coverage. Multi war usage date on this baby. $200.00  $175.00




4282a

4282b

4282c

4282d
4282.) M1892 Krag bayonet. Dated 1895 so pre SAW used bayonet. Has the correct era scabbard that is excellent and intact with no dents. Small chip in the wood grip and light patina coverage. Excellent overall 1895 dated Krag, multi war usage date on this baby. $260.00  $250.00




P173a

P173b

P173c

P173d
P173.) Phrobis M9A1 with early low stop and prototype scabbard. This scabbard was of the batch they used to test the plastic and resin. Early prototype piece. $1000.00  $750.00




P284a

P284b

P284c

P284d
P284.) Phrobis CUK. 1 of 10 of the original Combat Utility Knives made by Phrobis and Mickey Finn. A concept knife for the SEAL’s much like the Mark I that would be impervious to the water. This is the ultra hard to find sterile version for the elite swimmers. $2000.00  $1750.00




P017a

P017b

P017c

P017d

P017e

P017f

P017g

P017.) M9A1 Phrobis International trials. This trials piece was built with an all injection molded plastic latch plate. A super rare piece used in the testing for lightweight and strength of the latching parts. A small piece of the latch is broken on this one from the strain. $2000.00  $1500.00




P035a

P035b

P035c

P035d

P035e
P035.) Lan-Cay M9-XM. Made for the USMC trials this is a welded tang M9 with the USMC marking. This is the round grip model using all M9 plastics but a solid welded tang as per the USMC requirements. Like New! $1500.00  $1200.00




P228a

P228b

P228c

P228d

P228e

P228f
P228.) Lan-Cay M9-XM. Made for the USMC trials this is a welded tang M9 with the USMC marking. This is the M7 grip model with green grips. Has the USMC requirement stick and welded tang. Like new with proper scabbard, never used. $1500.00   $1200.00






P972c

P972d

P972e
P972.) M1 Garand bayonet. Questionable origin. Several years ago, I found a document in the National Archives where all the US M1 bayonet making equipment in storage was shipped to Belgium to start production there in 1945. I have never seen a proven Belgium made M1 but this one is completely unmarked and looks to be made on US machinery. If I had to guess, this is one of those. $250.00  $200.00




P022a

P022b

P022c
P022.) Phrobis III USMC M9A1 Prototype. An early attempt to win a USMC contract with a new scabbard design. OD green M9A1 with M9 Pat Pend Blade. Super hard to find piece. $1200.00  $1000.00




P224a

P224b

P224c
P224.) LanCay M9. A first contract bayonet with second contract blade. OD prototype scabbard with fine checkering on grip section. No stone but has stone pocket still. One of only six ever made. Super rare interim design change. $1500.00   $1200.00




P227a

P227b

P227c

P227d
P227.) LanCay USMC XM-M9. A solid tang XM-M( USMC prototype with the round grip and blued blade. Has the USMC requested solid tang and welded pommel. Crazy hard to find prototype! $1750.00  $1200.00  SOLD




P271a

P271b

P271c

P271d

P271.) USMC Prototype with long 8 inch blade, solid tang design and no lightening holes. Has the USMC stamped logo and the EGA on the opposite side. Come with a tan colored MOLLE scabbard and black webbing. Quite a rare piece. $2500.00  $2000.00  SOLD




P315a

P315b

P315c

P315d
P315.) GRAD bayonet. This is the non firing non-gun version of the GRAD.22. New Jersey safe to own and really cool piece. As new in the box. $1250.00  $1000.00




P1035a

P1035b

P1035c

P1035d

P1035e
P1035.) Korean KM-4 bayonet. Used but not abused M4 with KM-4 stamp on the guard and the throat of the scabbard and the eagle on the rear throat. $90.00  $80.00




P225a

P225b

P225c
P225.) LANCAY Scabbard. This is a prototype LANCAY marked scabbard, one of six made to test the newest design. Marked on the tag as a Rock Island test piece. One was altered so only 5 are like this one. $1000.00   $750.00



P275a

P275b

P275c

P275d
P275.) Phrobis M9. One of six made for testing. Until I had seen this one, I had never seen the Yellow model. It is the only one I know of but said to be one of six. This was the experimental Diving colors tested. One of six made with the Yellow color and all black prototype webbing for diving. Super rare piece and almost impossible to obtain… except here! $3000.00  $2750.00




4335a

4335b

4335c

4335d
4335.) US Military Issue Barbed wire / concertina wire handling gloves. As new in a bag the heavy leather and steel gloves are for working with razor wire. Can not be upgraded. $50.00




4336a

4336b

4336c

4336d

4336e
4336.) French Gras bayonet. Typical Gras but missing the locking mech in the grip. Dated to 1881 with proper scabbard. Has overall patina and age. Not matching, $45.00




4337d

4337b

4337c

4337d
4337.) Swiss 1889/11 Schmidt Rubin bayonet. The 1889/11 with the distinctive fuller. Does not have a scabbard. Over all a nice piece with some darkening and patina but no active rust. $75.00




4338b

4338b

4338c

4338d
4338.) M1889 Krag bayonet. WK&C ricasso mark beneath the King's and Knight's head logo/ Leather grips intact and tight. Scabbard and throat are sturdy. Overall light patina. Nice piece $150.00  SOLD




4339a

4339b

4339c

4339d
4339.) Norwegian 1894 Krag bayonet. Not your typical 1894 but a Nazi marked Waa stamped Kongsberg Arsenal made piece. Taken over and used by the Nazi regime during WW II this is a product of that time. Bright blade and great wood in the grips. Has been sharpened. $300.00




P278a

P278b

P278c
P278.) All rubber training bayonet. A neat piece with steel muzzle ring and soft rubber grip and blade. First one like it I have seen. $40.00




P149a

P149b

P149c

P149d

P149e

P149f

P149g
P149.) Imperial XM9. One of the actual bayonets used in the testing for the XM project. It had the stud broken on the wire cutter. The blade is marked up but intact and not chipped at all. The scabbard frog retainer plastic is also cracked. This was subject to a punishing test. $1200.00




P752a

P752c

P752d

P752e

P752f
P752.) Bud K M9. Here is another faithful example of a M9 clone made for the commercial market. New in the Box $45.00






P048a

P048b

P048c

P048d

P048e

P048.) Lan-Cay Wings of Peace Honor Bayonet. Lan-Cay first contract bayonet with early 2nd contract blade. Engraved Wings of Peace for a 1995 jump and was a presentation piece to the jumpers. Crazy rare piece as only 4 were ever made. $1000.00  SOLD




P313a

P313b

P313c

P313d

P313e

P313.) Phrobis 4th generation M9 mounted on a plaque. I wish I knew the back story on this one. The plaque was presented to Navy SEAL Rob Roy for his contribution to the Phrobis company. This came from Mickey Finn but that is all I know. $3000.00




4340a

4340b

4340d

4340.) Ka-bar 6 inch utility knife. Made during the Vietnam era these were popular private purchase knives. Black parkerized blade and black and green pakkawood grp was a great subdued package. Lightly sharpened but the blade is still full. Supple sheath missing the retaining strap. $120.00  SOLD




4341a

4341b

4341c

4341.) Imperial Pilots Survival knife. The early circa 1953 aircrew knife with straight guard and proper sheath. Blade is full with factory edge, grip and leather are tight. Brown swirl plastic spacers. Nice piece. $125.00  SOLD




4342a

4342b

4342c

4342d

4342.) French Foreign Legion Fighting knife. Used by the French FFL and the French Paras this knife is in excellent condition with factory edge. Only in and out of the scabbard wear. Made from a M1917 bayonet that was ex’ed from British service and so marked, it was made by Remington in 04/17 and so marked. Super piece. $125.00  SOLD




4343a

4343b

4343c

4343d

4343.) Cattaraugus 225Q knife. Quite possibly the most over looked US knife of WW II. A robust knife perfect for just about any job the 225Q is a great using knife. This one has red spacers top and bottom, full solid blade and grip. Comes with the proper left had sheath. Could be cleaned if you so choose. Has the owners ink on the rear, partial serial number and Baffin Island listed. $145.00




4344a


4344b

4344c

4344d

4344.) Buck Commercial M9. Blade dated to 1988 this Buck is in excellent condition. Full blade with factory edge, correct dual markings and correct scabbard with yellow warning decal. $450.00




4345a

4345b

4345c

4345d

4345.) Model of 1905 Hospital Corps Knife. This HCK was made by Springfield Armory in 1909 and so dated. Serial number is stamped 9540 well and deep. Grip is full abd correct with minor storage wear. Blade is full, could use a cleaning. Age patina. No scabbard. $175.00




4346a

4346b

4346c

4346d

4346e

4346.) Utica M5 Garand bayonet. Excellent condition Utica M5. The Utica is the hardest to find of the M5 series, it is and early example. Excellent condition with only in and out of the scabbard wear. Full factory edge on the blade, properly marked. Comes with a VIZ marked M8A1 scabbard. Hard to top this one. $150.00  SOLD




4347a

4347b

4347c

4347d

4347.) Lan-Cay 10-year commemorative M9 bayonet. Perfect as new piece with the correct 1993-2003 marked blade and white named pouch. Ergo grip with the scabbard wrap and cosmoline grease in place. $350.00




4348a

4348b

4348c

4348d

4348.) Boker 155 SAC Aircrew Survival Knife. An extremely hard to find military issue knife. I wrote an article about these long-forgotten knives many years ago. It took me year to find one pre internet days. This is a nice one, full blade, tight grip and pommel, well-marked. Comes in the correct pouch type sheath that a previous over made some alterations to. Added a few stitched to hold it in place better and heavy rivets to the belt loop. $250.00  SOLD




4349a

4349b

4349c

4349d

4349e

4349f

4349.) Italian BM59 bayonet. Perfect as new in the packaging. Can not be upgraded comes with the proper scabbard and wrappings. This one went through a repack in 2001 and is so dated. The bayonet is a 1960 model and so marked. Can’t say enough good about this one. $175.00




4350a

4350b

4350c

4350.) Kinfolks V44. Yes we know it is not a V44 but that is what it is known as! USAAC survival kit machete as made during WW II by Kinfolks. All there with factory edge and tight full grip. Iconic flat side yells Kinfolks. Blade is quite dark, could be cleaned if you so wish. Comes with Collins scabbard that was apparently switched at some point. $350.00
 


Below are a few brand new books now available that should be in your library. A great deal of the fun in collecting is the study of the items and knowing what to look for. You can sit in your lounge chair and read one of these books and it never gets old.

Knives and Daggers of the SOE by Ron Flook. The book has previously unpublished information on the knives that SOE's
Station 12 were responsible for, including specification, production figures along with those responsible for the knives. Only 200 copies
produced as a hardback book. 
The book is priced at GBP£35 plus postage. Unfortunately postage rates to the USA are high so
postage is GBP£23. Ron
can take Paypal as Friends and Family. For additional info, contact Ron at: flook@blueyonder.co.uk

 
Knuckle Knives of the Second World War by Greg Aloisio. Hard cover, large format, 346 pages with some never before seen vintage photos. Over 200 knuckle knife examples are reviewed and discussed. Many facts previously uncovered are in the book along with some serious theories and the reasoning behind the theories by Greg. Contact Greg at gregaloi@optonline.net for purchase.

Cost is $72.50 (PayPal, check or money order) shipped anywhere in the United States. International buyers shipping will vary”. A limited printing of 350 copies so hurry and get your copy.

ALLIED MILITARY KNIVES WORLD WAR II, Book Two is now available. Book Two at 676 pages is about 2 ¼” thick.
The full page,color photos of the knives and sheaths are excellent. The book quality is outstanding. The cost of the book including shipping
in the US is $217.

PLEASE NOTE! IF YOU DIDN’T GET A COPY OF BOOK ONE OR WOULD JUST LIKE TO PURCHASE ANOTHER COPY, I WILL
INCLUDE A COPY OF BOOK ONE FOR THE WHOLESALE COST OF $65, when purchased with BOOK TWO. THE TOTAL COST
FOR BOTH
BOOK ONE AND BOOK TWO IS $282 SHIPPED in the US.

To purchase, contact the Bill at billwalters1948@gmail.com or call 502-245-5466.

Well that’s it for now. Thanks for reading through the list.
If you find something youlike let me know.

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Frank Trzaska
PO Box 5866
Deptford, NJ 08096

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Anyway you prefer is fine with me. If calling try to make it after 6PM Eastern as I am usually out during the day at my "real" job.These items are sold as historical and collectible items only. The items are warranted to be as described and shown in the photographs. No guarantee or
warranty is expressed or implied as to the usability of the items for its original purpose. The buyer, certifies that he or she is of lawful age and is not prevented
by any law from the purchase or possession of these items. The buyer is responsible for knowing, understanding and obeying all Federal, State and Local
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