This is THE John Ek knife from M.H. Cole's collection that he illustrated in his book The Best of U.S. Military Knives Bayonets & Machetes.
This iconic Cole book knife would be a centerpiece of any U.S. military knife collection.
This John Ek model 7 commando knife is featured in Cole's book on page 283. Note it is it he exact serial number knife as in the book '7E643'. The back of the sheath has a sticker attached 'John Ek WWII from Howard March 12, 1981'.
This knife is in excellent condition.
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