WWI Era US AEF US Model 1917CT Bolo Knife w/Correct Canvas Covered Scabbard Marked: A. Chicago 1918 - Very Nice Condition - RARE. Up for sale is a WWI Era US AEF M1917CT Bolo Knife w/Correct Canvas Covered Scabbard. The knife has a blued blade with some minor finish wear.
No evidence of excessive sharpening. The knife is marked: US Model 1917CT and AC Co.
The wooden handles are very nice, no cracks in the handles, a few nicks in the wood. The scabbard is the Correct Canvas Covered Version without the thumb latch hook. Leather tip is intact, not fraying.
It is marked and dated 1918. It has the M1910 brass belt hook.The Scabbard is in Very Nice Condition. These knives have been getting increasing more difficult to find, especially in this condition, and the prices keep going up. Coles Book's "Best of US Military Knives, Bayonets & Machetes" page 28, example #2.
This would make a great accessory to add to your WWII collection. Check out my other items. The item "WWI AEF US Army M1917CT Bolo Knife withCanvas Scabbard AC Co. Chicago 1918 NICE" is in sale since Thursday, May 20, 2021.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW I (1914-18)\Original Period Items\United States\Edged Weapons". The seller is "koolstuff1958" and is located in Henderson, Nevada. This item can be shipped to United States.