RICHTIG Hunting Knife -ALFRED CORNISH Sheath/F J R Clarkson Neb/Antique/Old/RAREDetails
1 fine Frank J. Richtig World War II fighting knife available. This fine WW2 Richtig fighter would make a rare addition to any knife or military collection.
This Richtig WW2 fighting knife has a 6" blade. This Richtig fighter measures 10 3/4" overall. The handle is stamped 'F.J.R. CLARKSON NEB.'.
This listing represents a rare opportunity to own a knife by a maker that Presidents and generals have been proud to own. M.H. Cole in his book The Best of U.S. Military Knives Bayonets & Machetes wrote, " SOME OF RICHTIG'S SATISFIED CUSTOMERS WHO HAD SENT HIM LETTERS TO THAT EFFECT, ARE GEN. GEO. PATTON, GEN. DOUGLAS MACARTHUR, GEN. DWIGHT EISENHOWER, & FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT, ADMIRAL CHESTER NIMITZ, AND OTHER NOTABLES ."
See photo 2 above from Mike Silvey's book Knives of the United States Military World War II.
This WW II Richtig fighting knife is in excellent condition. The blade has been sharpened--there are a few errant grinder marks. There is occasional carbon patina on the blade. The handle is perfect. The scabbard is in excellent condition.
This World War II Richtig combat knife deserves a home in a premium collection.
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