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ron1939's loves12 of 249British WWII Air raid wooden hand rattle, 1939.German Artillery Officer’s Lion Head Sword
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    Posted 6 years ago

    PETERRLSHAE
    (1 item)

    Hi
    Have this 'pen knife'? Looks and feels really old. Blade slides out when un locked and locks back into handle plus a sort of pick.
    Trying to find out more about it? Age what it was used for etc?
    Anyone have any ideas?

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    Comments

    1. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      I think it is for leather work (thick leather as for harness)
    2. frisco frisco, 6 years ago
      My thinking is this is a seaman's knife. It appears to have a marlin hook, and the thumb release would come in handy if you were wearing gloves, in cold weather etc. I don't have time to search for it today, but will give it a shot after Mom's day.
    3. PETERRLSHAE, 6 years ago
      Hi all
      Thanks. Have since found this website which seems to suggest its a WWII German paratrooper knife: http://www.snyderstreasures.com/pages/germanknives.htm.
      The reference number on the bladed seems to coincide with the first example: RBNi 0/0561/0020.
    4. kyratango kyratango, 6 years ago
      Truly, that's it! Bravo!
    5. frisco frisco, 6 years ago
      Being an old Paratrooper myself, this design is the best I have seen to date. The so called US Paratrooper knives (which most were never issued, hence the black market) were absolute "GARBAGE". Myself, and most of my Troops carried a "Buck Skinner Knife", which is a straight blade knife in our boot, with an added 550 cord lanylard which we with we fabricated ourselfs. Your knife is beautiful, hence the 7oo-1,000 dollar price range it sells for today. Congrats to You!
    6. PETERRLSHAE, 6 years ago
      Its nice to have an endorsement from an old Paratrooper. Thanks. Picked up the knife recently in a box of vintage tools. I was actually interested in the tools although was fascinated by the knife which had a sort of presence about it. The knife and myself are actually in the UK (Devon). I am now thinking about trying to trace how it cameabout being in this County.
      Thanks All

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