Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 2689: Early Production Side-Marked Robeson Cutlery Co. U.S. M3 Knife

Auction Date: June 23, 2022

Early Production Side-Marked Robeson Cutlery Co. U.S. M3 Fighting Knife with Sheath

Price Realized:
Estimated Price: $1,200 - $1,800

Early Production Side-Marked Robeson Cutlery Co. U.S. M3 Fighting Knife with Sheath

Manufacturer: None
Model: None
Type: Other
Gauge:
Barrel:
Finish:
Grip:
Stock:
Item Views: 254
Item Interest: Active
Class: Other
Description:

Robeson Cutlery Co. M3, desirable early "U.S. M3 R.C.CO" marking on right flat of blade, 11 1/8" OAL, 6 3/4" spearpoint blade with sharpened false edge, leather washer grip, includes a "1943" dated U.S. M6 leather sheath with steel reinforcement plates. Very fine, the blade retaining most of the blue finish, showing some evidence of light sharpening, some scattered very light oxidation on/near the guard, and otherwise minimal wear. The sheath is fine showing some mild wear. Provenance: The Steven Preston Military Collection

Customer Product Questions

There are currently no customer product questions on this lot