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Kriegsmarine jack knife????

Article about: AMTG i know what you mean but the dagger i have is a lot longer than the usual jack knife ....it's got me baffled mate

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    Hello again i have just been looking at a site and noticed a knife like the one i have, except! it's a Kriegsmarine boatswains pocket knife made by Ed Wusthoff??
    its even stamped up all genuine and correct.
    The knife i have is made by Wade & Butcher of Sheffeild does anyone know who supplied who with these knives the knife i have is dated 1937 any more info would be great thanks in advance Ronnie
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    Default Re: Kriegsmarine jack knife????

    It's certainly a sailor's type knife, with the rigging spike and all, but what makes you attribute it to the Kriegsmarine?
    William

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

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    Thats what it's advertised on the site as William.

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    PS the one with the red back ground is the Kriegs one
    cheers Ronnie

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    Wishful thinking on the part of the seller, I'm thinking. Almost certainly,a KM knife would have KM markings, I would imagine.
    William

    "Much that once was, is lost. For none now live who remember it."

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    I believe it is British 'Wade & Butcher Sheffield, England'.
    Don't know why it has a DRGM stamp.........!
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    Quote by Walkwolf View Post
    I believe it is British 'Wade & Butcher'.........
    Steve thats what it says on the blade on pic above

    The one with red back ground is the "Kriegs" one
    cheers Ronnie

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    I thought they were one and the same !

    I suspect it is likely a copy of the
    RN knife, made pre-war.........
    Regards,


    Steve.

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    Looks very similar to British and Austrslian issue knives, they too are called jack knives but have a flat pressed metal handle with similar attachments.....

    The story goes that these knives were issued to cavalry and light horse, the spike being used to clean horses hooves....thay are still issued in the Australian army

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    Quote by Walkwolf View Post
    I thought they were one and the same !

    I suspect it is likely a copy of the
    RN knife, made pre-war.........
    Steve i have alternated the pics so you can see the similarity
    cheers Ronnie

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