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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-16-2015, 12:27 AM Thread Starter
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unknown origons

any ideas on where or who it was made by?

all I know is it was picked up in Europe during WWII.
there are no markings on it or the case and I've never seen anything like it that was military issue

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 10-18-2015, 06:08 PM
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Re: unknown origons

I had somebody identify it on Bladeforums for you. It's a German trench fighting knife most likely from WWI though it was also used in WWII. Those red notches are clearly a custom job. Search Nahkampfmesser for more info.

It looks like a Gottlieb Hammesfahr:

https://www.collegehillarsenal.com/s...WSK-1170-2.jpg

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Re: unknown origons

ah ok circa WWI.
never dawned on me to look farther back.
that puts it at just over 100 yrs old.

tks for the info

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