Fine U.S. Model 1917 Trench “Knuckleduster” Knife
Offered herein is a very fine
collectible U.S. WWI trench knife made by A.C.Co.
and stamped 1917 on inside of ribbed grip with
“USA” as well. Called the “Knuckleduster” this Trench knife is a combined combat knife designed to kill or gravely incapacitate an enemy soldier at close
quarters, as might be encountered in a trenchline or other confined area.] It was developed in response to a need for a close combat weapon for soldiers conducting assaults and raids on enemy trenchlines during the First World War. This knife is
in very good-fine condition with no rust or pitting. The 8.5” blade as a bit of “rounding at point and may have been slightly sharpened. The wood grip is sound with no cracks, markings are sharp and blade otherwise a smooth gray patina. Does not have
its original scabbard. Fine collectible. Thanks for looking and please e-mail us with any questions PRIOR to bidding. Please note Hansen & Hansen payment policy and terms: Standard shipping, handling and insurance is approximately 18.00 in continental United States but we will calculate shipping and insurance based upon geographical location. We gladly accept money orders, bank checks and personal checks. Credit card orders (VISA AND MASTER CARD ONLY) charged 3.95% additional for use. Hansen & Hansen wishes to expedite each order received, however we ship 80-100 items weekly, therefore orders paid by money orders or bank checks are cleared for shipping 5-7 days after deposited funds show in our account. Shipping date is scheduled ONLY AFTER VERIFICATION TAKES PLACE AND FFL/C&R IS RECEIVED (IF APPLIES). This is 5-7 days after WE receive order by mail - NOT customer date mailed and postmarked and after credit card funds are posted. Credit card orders exceeding $500 must be cleared through customer’s bank before shipping. NOTE: We also operate a large retail store in Southport, CT. While we select online auction items from inventory we also exhibit same items in retail store and always try to ensure checking online before selling any item inhouse. However omissions sometime occur thus ALL ITEMS ARE SUBJECT TO PRIOR SALE. Personal checks are accepted but orders are held UP TO 3 WEEKS after deposit of funds before items released for shipping. Mail orders sent to Hansen & Hansen 244 Old Post Rd Southport, CT 06890. IF you have special instructions or require overnight or expedited shipping please advise at time of ordering and we will gladly prioritize shipping FOR AN ADDITIONAL CHARGE. THIS IS OUR POLICY and we encourage bidders to PLEASE READ AND UNDERSTAND OUR POLICY BEFORE BIDDING. We would be pleased to answer ANY questions by phone (our toll free number is 1-800-571-7337 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
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