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Original US M-1918 Trench Knife Scabbard?

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    Default Original US M-1918 Trench Knife Scabbard?

    Hello
    I was wondering if anyone could tell me if this scabbard is original WWI issue or not. There are no markings that I could find on it. I will really appreicate any help.
    Thanks
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    Default Re: Original US M-1918 Trench Knife Scabbard?

    Not original in my opinion.

    This is not the pattern for an M1918 knife either.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    Default Re: Original US M-1918 Trench Knife Scabbard?

    Is it possible that it could be a WWII re-issue scabbard?

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    Not that I know of.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    Default Re: Original US M-1918 Trench Knife Scabbard?

    I auctally have a blade from a m1918 trench knife and it fits perfectly into the scabbard. Do you think this is a military issue scabbard?

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    Default Re: Original US M-1918 Trench Knife Scabbard?

    Might it be a cut-down job?
    In the sense, that it has several features seen in much longer bayonet scabbards.
    A full size scabbard could have been cut down to fit either a regular sized knife or a cut down bayo...

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