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French "M 1916" "Avenger"

Article about: Hi, mates ! Wanna show you a french combat knife, aka, "Le Vengeur de 1870" This "Couteau Poignard Mle 1916" was in military use in the French Army till 1939. In 1940, af

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    Hi, mates !

    Wanna show you a french combat knife, aka, "Le Vengeur de 1870"
    This "Couteau Poignard Mle 1916" was in military use in the French Army till 1939.

    In 1940, after the "Western Campaign", the Wehrmacht captured such pattern knives and used them as "Dolch 116 (f)" furthermore.

    After the war huge stocks of Wehrmacht fighting knives, (PUMA´s, Dutch "Stormdolk´s", and, also, the "Vengeur"), were found in Norway.


    Several makers manufactured the "Vengeur":

    Le Vengeur de 1870
    Chabrol
    L. Pradel
    Astier-Prodon
    Coutellerie Besset
    Pataud
    Bourgade
    Delaire
    Gonon
    M
    76
    Au Lion


    The knife, I´m showing in this thread, (here: the 2nd pattern), was manufactured by
    "Societe Generale Coutellerie et Orfeverie a´ Thiers".


    Overall length: 28,2 cm
    Blade length: 16,8 cm


    BTW, after WWII the first Swedish Army fighting knife became the “Vengeur” !

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    Great looking knife thanks for sharing!...
    It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.



    I'm Spartacus, not really i'm Paul!...

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    Many thanks for this post

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    Thx !

    I left this knife in the condition, I received it yrs ago !
    I´m not a friend of "cleaning" and polishing" !

    Only some drops of oil for the blade, two bottles of beer for myself, and, well done !

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    Here´s another "Vengeur", also the 2nd pattern:

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    I like it!...
    It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.



    I'm Spartacus, not really i'm Paul!...

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    Nice blades.

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    Nice as always How many blades do you think you have in your collection? I often think about that when you post a new item

    Cheers

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    Quote by Datrus View Post

    Nice as always How many blades do you think you have in your collection? I often think about that when you post a new item

    Cheers
    I don´t know, but, they´re not that much as it seems !

    BTW, What do you think regd. this crossguard ?

    Thx. in advance,

    R.

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    Really nice knives these ones .

    I have 3 : GONON 41 type 1 and 2 and a 76 type 2

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