Ontario Mk.III Trench Knife

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$166.00

Introduced in 1943 the M3 'fighting' or 'trench' knife had been specifically designed for Ranger and Airborne troops however, was issued to all troops not armed with a bayonet. Originally issued with the leather M6 scabbard, this was replaced by the M8 scabbard in 1944.

Details

Introduced in 1943 the M3 'fighting' or 'trench' knife had been specifically designed for Ranger and Airborne troops however, was issued to all troops not armed with a bayonet. Originally issued with the leather M6 scabbard, this was replaced by the M8 scabbard in 1944.

Specifications

SPECIFICATION METRIC IMPERIAL
Overall Length 297mm 11.7"
Blade Length 173mm 6.8"
Blade Thickness 4.7mm 0.188"
Blade Type Spear Point
Blade Steel 1095
HRC 57-59
Grind Flat
Edge Angle
Weight 0.24 Kg 0.53 lb
Handle Material Leather
Sheath Material Leather
Made in USA