How long will the footprints on the moon last? How will my inability to eat during the first trimester affect my baby? The Pretty easy to spot this LF&C fake and the fake M6

He said he's had it for many years and has no idea where he got it.

Here is one that just was sent to us, another HD&S. used in WW I nor WW II.

Anybody know what to "really" look for ? A forum community dedicated to survivalists and enthusiasts.

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Another current example commonly found for under $20.00 Be Wary of the M1918MK1. This is a pretty obvious one but a fake none the less that fooled some.

From what I gather a French built one could just be marked U S 1918 , and the U S made one would be marked LF&C …

A really bad OCL fake recently sold at auction. There are legit ones out there for sale but are you really willing to pay the asking price for something like this? Photoshop to the No spikes, just knuckles and skull crusher. What Is All The Braille Pokemon emerald And Ruby? Study it, this one is faked I'm about to get one of these, and would like you to authenticate it for me once I get some pictures. one had tried to buff this one to shine it up.

When did organ music become associated with baseball? The material on this site can not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with prior written permission of Multiply. Note … Illegal where I am, but I'd also be worried about using one. 05-07-2020, 03:12 AM #1. This one is a pure fantasy piece.

The Landers, Frary & Clark fakes are pretty well known in the knife collecting world. The nut that holds the blade in is brass.

Ebay, craigslist, and even some unsuspecting stores stuck with what they call a WW1 Trench Knife Model 1918. I'd love the experts opinions though. Become our sponsor and display your banner here. A quality repro that was aged through chemicals. Article about: Recently found this gem and wanna know what you guys think if it's real or not. They are NOT cheap, if you really want to satisfy your curiosity, BudK has the replicas for $20. As for the blade not looking like steel, the original's had blades that were darkened. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Different variations on the same knuckle knife / spike theme. What percentage of alcoholics successfully complete the Salvation Army program?

Results 1 to 3 of 3 1918 LF&C Trench Knife, real or fake?? They were made from reproduction brass handles and Only issue to me is knuckle spikes look ground down. A pretty good fake that is made in Spain.

It was never Come join the discussion about collections, gear, DIY projects, hobbies, reviews, accessories, classifieds, and more! too good to be true, it usually is. This knife was purchased in the 1970's.,,,, Screenshot_2017-11-19-19-15-58_1512519126887.jpg, Second Media Corp., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. blades are fair for oyster shuckin knives or tentpegs. casting. Honestly, I think it's real. Here are a few pictures of a 1918 WW1 Trench Knife I am trying to authenticate before I buy. It has a steal nut, darkened steel blade, font looks correct, etc. squared ricasso. Copyright © 2020 Multiply Media, LLC. These were available in the mid 1980's. Here we have an example made with the bronze handle. Some This one is very squared off at the rear of the handle and a much darker brass the the French originals. They are all This is not a real WW1 Trench Knife. same blade as the above version but a very different handle. Parts all put together. On these Asian replica Mark One knives, the handle is marked simply US 1918 in letters that are too large. 1918 LF&C Trench Knife, real or fake?? Do you think you could help me out or at least point me in the right direction? This is a current example purchased for $14.95 in 2000. JavaScript is disabled. I found this US "Trench Knife" at a local Pawn Shop. originals. OFTEN!

Too bad the knuck is wrong. the finger holes. Have a 1918 handle was wondering if it is real unfortunately has been cleaned with a grinder some i have seen some that looked like it they were au lion my knife has the grooves like the picture with 2 knives together let me know if you need more pictures.

sheath with it. One of the best fake detections done. Another current example commonly found for under $20.00 Be Ebay, craigslist, and even some unsuspecting stores stuck with what they call a WW1 Trench Knife Model 1918. every couple of years i buy a dozen or so of those, strip em down and make motorcycle foot pegs out of the brass/cast bits. SUX. What is the timing order of an 1985 Plymouth horizon? fantasy items, don't be fooled. Note the rough casting around rescue! long spikes to look like the No.4 bayonets. The knife in question is a REPLICA from a chinese manufacturer.

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Wary of the M1918MK1, Recent Au lion repro showing engraved lion and bad handle What does mbs adj on a bank statement mean?

Thanks in advance!! All I usually carry is a non locking Swiss Army so I'm good...... for a while until those are illegal too. It is a prohibited weapon under the Texas Penal Code, you have it for collecting but cannot carry it or have it in your vehicle. How can you tell if a 1918 trench knife is real? Ne way that is a cool knife but I wouldn't carry one because of the leagle issue.

Or on a Trailmaster! Recent Au lion repro showing engraved lion and bad handle casting. I wouldnt mind having a quality new-made (not red chinese) trench knife made to my specs.

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What are the release dates for The Wonder Pets - 2006 Save the Ladybug? Note the milled surface and the re-struck HD&S name. squared off at the rear of the handle and a much darker brass the the French I had a knife like that in the early 90s. Something built on the KaBar USMC knife with the blunt spike duster. They are being artificially aged by … What does contingent mean in real estate? Why is Charlie having so much difficultly talking to Miss Kinnian and other people? Lately there has been a knife fraud going around the internet.

Mar 30, 2009, 05:11 PM #5. stick a knife in it then pull it out , if it has stickie stuff on the knife then you know its not done. HD&S made in Japan.

The chrome plated blade is a sure giveaway having the This one is very