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Catalog Number 1980.42.1a
Object Name Knife, Trench
Accession number 1980.42
Description Trench knife, U.S. and scabbard; Mark 1 trench knife, of French manufacture with short steel blade and large brass grip with four knuckles on side. On hilt of blade is trademark of prone lion and words "AU LION". Cast into the grip is "US 1918". At bottom of grip is nut and large bolt. Scabbard is plain sheet steel soddered on one side. 18.5 cm blade; overall length is 29 cm
Subjects World War 1
Trench knife