You are bidding on a VERY NICE example of a WW1 / WW2 German Heer Boot Knife / Close Combat Trench Knife! It comes complete with a scabbard, however it is not original to the knife.
As bayonets were typically long and heavy, some soldiers ended up privately purchasing various styles of hunting knives. Throughout WW2, numerous manufactures produced these types of knives, available for both private purchase and military issue.
Made of wood and steel, this late-war German Combat Fighting Knife is in EXCELLENT condition considering it’s age. The blade is EASILY the nicest one I have ever seen on this type of knife, with all factory grinds and markings present! Some slight marks, stains, and wear due to the age, but otherwise SUPERB! The protective leather washer is heavily worn, but present. Features a military acceptance stamps, as well as a prominent markers mark, indicating, Gottlieb Hammesfahr. A scabbard is included, but it is not original to this knife. Would make a SUPERB addition to any collection or display!
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Payment should be made within 7 business days at the end of the auction unless buyer contacts me for other arrangements. I accept all forms of payment.
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My goal is to ship within 7 days from auction end. However, depending on circumstances, it may take up to an additional 1 week from receipt of confirmed payment. If you need it shipped sooner, please let me know and I will do our best to accommodate.
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Most of my items are vintage, and as such are AS-IS, so you must therefore expect a degree of wear due to age and/or usage. I will describe each auction to the best of my knowledge and take as many photos necessary to ensure you are pleased upon receiving your item. All sales are final, so please make sure your questions are answered to your satisfaction before you purchase.
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Although my passion is the Me109, I do offer many other German Aircraft (Fw190, Me262, etc.), as well as USAF and Japanese items. Occasionally I do offer many non-vintage items such as prints and art relating to the time period. As a private collector myself, I am constantly on the lookout for historical memorabilia, authentic photographs, artwork or anything unique relating to military aircraft.
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