Austrian 1917 Model Trench Knife

Austrian 1917 Model Trench Knife

Code: 11896

£165.00 Approx $208.86, €192.53

A good and completely untouched example of the Österreichisch-ungarisches Kampfmesser Modell 1917.

Hardwood grips in good overall condition, with some bumps and bruises, fitted over a full width tang. Steel cross guard with old rust and corrosion, with a stamped acceptance marking to one side.

The spear pointed blade with a length of just under 8.5 inches. There is a makers marking of a “Z” possibly for the Zeitler factory to one ricasso. Signs of service sharpening, generally clean with some old staining and grease.

Housed in it's original steel scabbard, with twin suspension loops. Solid, previously painted and now with even patination which could be cleaned back if desired.

Strictly over 18's only. Photo ID will be required before this item can be dispatched.