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The blade is 7 3/16" long and in the style of an M3 blade but with a fuller. This knife was made in the late 50's or early 60's. The 8 point brass knuckles were left over WWII knucks and marked "M H Cole". The blade is 7 1/8" long and in the style of an M3 blade but with a fuller. The early sheaths had buckles for their grip straps.. The double edge blade is 7 3/4" long and 1 1/2" wide. The scabbard is original and made by the Black Horse Leather Shop.

The original sheath is marked "M H Cole / Roebuck Works" on the brass throat and "06" on the back.

The underside of the guard is marked "06" and "M H" (the C is under the blade).

As most of you know, part of the enjoyment of collecting military knives is in the sharing of information with your fellow collectors. The blade is 7 3/4" long and marked "Bone / Lubbock, Tex." inside his trademark Dogbone mark at the ricasso. The sheath is unmarked, but no doubt made by Johnson (who made sheaths for Randall).

If you have been in the hobby for any length of time you are also aware that interests change and collections evolve. The double edge blade is 7 3/4" long and made from a file. This exact knife is pictured on page 79 of Mike Silvey's WWII Book.. As you can see, there is a lot of Randall influence in the knife.. These knives were issued to the British Commandos prior to the introduction of the F-S Knife.

WWII F/S---Canadian Issue with Ring and Bead handle. The original sheath has the Broad Arrow within a C mark just above the elastic. The back of the sheath is marked with a "W" for waterproof..