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Lot No: 516
EST - $1200-1500
SOLD - $1200.00
Very rare Australian made WW2 era survival Bowie knife with scabbard of V 44 type by Marsden Products. See “U.S. Military Knives Bayonets & Machetes” Book III by M.H. Cole, page 135 for illustration and discussion of this knife made in Australia for both Australian and US troops. 355mm overall with 235mm massive single edged Bowie style blade. Shaped black composition grip. Brass cross guard with cast maker’s particulars “Marsden Products”. Brown leather scabbard, inner face of press stud on retaining loop stamped Australia as is correct. Choice example in exceptional condition.