We hope you enjoy the photos and information presented herein. Pre-Owned from a Private Collection. EXTREMELY RARE SPRINGFIELD, MASS RANDALL NO. 1 FIGHTING KNIFE WITH ORIGINAL SHEATH and ORIGINAL STONE.
EXTREMELY RARE SPRINGFIELD RANDALL NO. 1 FIGHTING KNIFE WITH SHEATH.
1 fighting knife with 7-3/4 clip point blade marked on left side RANDALL MADE / SPFLD. With the Randall scimitar at each end. It has a dbl sided curved brass handguard with stacked leather handle that has black & red spacers with an oval aluminum pommel cap & nut with a lanyard hole (the pommel cap is loose but the nut is solid tight).Accompanied by its orig brown leather sheath with thin, narrow sharpening stone pocket on front & handle strap on belt loop. Stone pocket contains the orig Norton Abrasives Lily Washita Oilstone sharpening stone which is in Excellent Condition.
Only 1,200 of these rare knives were made in period 1943-45 under license to William F. Larsen of Northampton Cutlery Co. The sheaths were made by Southern Saddlery Co.The Front of the sheath is in Great Condition with both buckles functioning as it should. The Back stitching of the belt buckle flap has come loose and is held together with the cord. The sheath has no inscription which is very rare.
Many examples have been marked with the owners or carriers name. Blade has full shape having been polished & lightly sharpened at some time during its period of use. Handguard is a dark mustard patina & leather handle is in great condition. Sheath is also very fine retaining most of its orig bright brown leather finish with white stitching with minor scratches & soil.The Original Stone is in Excellent Condition as noted above. More than just a pretty picture. Thank you for checking out our listing. We are here for you! The item "EXTREMELY RARE SPRINGFIELD, MASS RANDALL NO. 1 FIGHTING KNIFE WITH SHEATH, STONE" is in sale since Wednesday, September 16, 2020.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Fixed Blade Knives\Modern Fixed Blade\Custom & Handmade". The seller is "changeinthejar" and is located in Simi Valley, California.This item can be shipped to United States.