Original Indian War Era US Army Model 1880 Hunting Knife with 3rd Type Leather Scabbard. The knife has a bright blade with some minor discoloration from age. No nicks or chips in the blade.
It has the brass guard that is marked US Springfield and 4883. The maple handle is in nice condition. Some minor chips around the pommel. The scabbard is a 3rd type with the brass belt hook.
The Leather is soft and supple. No rips or tears in the leather. No markings on the leather.
The belt hook is marked: RIA on the rear. This is a very nice condition example, at a reasonable price. You will not be disappointed with this one.
Please see photo's for condition. For all you collectors of the M1903 Springfield, M1917 Enfield, M1 Garand, M1942 Johnson, M1 Carbine and other WWII Battle Rifles. The item "Indian War US Army Model 1880 Hunting Knife with3rd Type Leather Scabbard Original" is in sale since Saturday, December 23, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Indian Wars (1866-97)\Original Period Items".The seller is "koolstuff1958" and is located in Henderson, Nevada. This item can be shipped worldwide.