This particular UDT type is illustrated on page 27 of KNIVES OF THE UNITED STATES MILITARY WORLD WAR II book by Michael Silvey. The knife is about 12-1/4 / 31 cm overall; the blade is about 7 / 17.7 cm. No spine dings or edge nicks the blade; the pommel is nice and tight. The blade has been lightly re-sharpened; it is razor-sharp still; the tip is intact. Ricasso is unmarked; the guard is stamped USN MK2 on one side, KA-BAR on the other. Stacked leather washes with an interesting single red spacer under guard; all parts are tight with no play. Original 1943 NORD composition scabbard; no cracks, dents or chips on the plastic; minor test cuts on one of the ribs are noted for accuracy. WW2 era US Navy KA-BAR USN UDT fighting knife, orig 1943 NORD scabbard; SCARCE. Scarce US Navy Underwater Demolition Team (UDT) knife with original navy-gray NORD composition scabbard; manufactured by. The WW2 era Underwater Demolition Teams became the cornerstone of the modern-day Navy SEALs. This particular “MK2 conversion” UDT type is illustrated on page 27 of. KNIVES OF THE UNITED STATES MILITARY WORLD WAR II. Book by Michael W Silvey a well-established expert and the author of a number of books on the subject of the US military edged weapons (see books page scan attached). No spine dings or edge nicks the blade; the pommel is nice and tight scarce this nice. Ricasso is unmarked; the guard is stamped. Stacked leather washes with an interesting single red spacer under the steel guard; all parts are tight with no play. Composition scabbard by Beckwith Manufacturing with original finish. No cracks, dents or chips on the plastic; minor test cuts on one of the plastic ribs are noted for accuracy. The webbing is great with no rust/mold stains or damage. A classic WW2 era American UDT fighting knife in great overall condition, considering the age. Don’t miss your chance to add it to your collection! This rare WW2 era American fighting knife has not been cleaned or tampered with in any way, 100% original condition; these are the actual photos. Buyers must be over 18 years of age. Thank you for understanding. 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. Get Supersized Images & Free Image Hosting. Create your brand with Auctiva’s. Attention Sellers – Get Templates Image Hosting, Scheduling at Auctiva. Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “WW2 era US Navy KA-BAR USN UDT fighting knife, orig 1943 NORD scabbard SCARCE” is in sale since Thursday, January 9, 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.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Brand: ROBESON SHUREDGE
- Modified Item: No