Rare WW2 era Case XX full-tang pig sticker fighting dagger with wood handle scales and original leather scabbard. This exact type is illustrated on p. 95 of the KNIVES OF THE UNITED STATES MILITARY WORLD WAR II book by Michael Silvey. The dagger is about 10-1/4 /26 cm overall; the blade is about 6-1/8 /15.5 cm.
This fighter was probably re-handled as the original wood scales are typically thinner. Laminated wood scales with bronze pins; the handle is tight with no play. Looks like the blade has been cleaned; some minor pitting here and there. The edge is razor-sharp; the tip is a bit rounded.Orig leather scabbard is in fine overall condition, considering the age; the leather is soft and supple; minor stitching loss at the tip is noted for accuracy. The keeper is damaged - an easy fix. CASE XX "Pig Sticker" fighting knife, dual-edge dagger. CASE XX "Pig Sticker" WW2 fighting knife, dual-edge dagger. Original leather sheath; rare type. Full-tang pig sticker fighting dagger with wood handle scales and original leather scabbard. Knives and carried them through every major WW2 theater. This exact type is illustrated on page 95 of the. KNIVES OF THE UNITED STATES MILITARY WORLD WAR II. Silvey - a well-established expert an author of many books on the subject of US military edged weapons (see the page's photo attached). About 10-1/4 / 26 cm overall; the blade is. About 6-1/8 / 15.5 cm long. Looks like the blade has been cleaned; some minor pitting is still visible here and there.
Leather scabbard is in fine overall condition, considering the age. The leather is soft and supple still; minor stitching loss at the tip is noted for accuracy. These WW2 era "pig stickers" are hard to find nowadays; don't miss your chance to add it to your collection!This knife has not been cleaned or tampered with in any way, 100% original condition; these are the actual photos. Buyers must notify us prior to return. Unless we did not describe the item correctly. We always treat our customers with professionalism and respect. We are looking forward to having business with you; you will not be disappointed. We try our best to answer all questions within 24 hours. Auctiva offers Free Image Hosting and Editing. The item "CASE XX Pig Sticker WW2 fighting knife dual-edge dagger, orig sheath rare type" is in sale since Friday, February 28, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\United States\Edged Weapons". The seller is "pasha_28" and is located in West Haverstraw, New York. This item can be shipped to United States.