Iīve got a question to this particular fighting-knife.
Lenght overall: apx. 28,7 cm
Blade lenght: apx. 16,2 cm
Lenght of the hilt: apx. 12,5 cm
Lenght of scabbard: apx. 16,6 cm
crossguard: apx. 5,9 cm / 21 mm / 3,4 mm
blade: apx. 4 mm "strong", apx 2,6 cm "broad"
rel. "heavy" blade ... ,
two wooden grip-plates,
Not any markings visible ...
This knifeīs serial-made for sure and not an "trench-art" !
A fellow collector spottet some of this kniveīs at flea-marketīs once before, (but in very poor shape and without scabbard).
In a German Gun-magazine this knifeīs also shown ...
Thereīs believed, that this knife probably was manufactured in Romania, Czechoslovakia or Russia ...
But no evidence in case of the period of production, only the suggestion, itīs "wartime" ...
The bladeīs an almost look-alike to an italian Marine diverīs-knife of 1970, (maker: Galeazzi, La Spezia), but the diameters doesnīt really match ...
Also the general impression of my knife doesnīt giveīs me really the feeling, to classify it into the seventyīs ...
Does anybody of you have had seen a knife like this before ?
Thx in advance,