Rock Island Auction Company

Lot 641: Early Production Side-Marked Imperial U.S. M3 Fighting Knife

Auction Date: June 22, 2022

Early Production Side-Marked Imperial U.S. M3 Fighting Knife with Sheath

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

Early Production Side-Marked Imperial U.S. M3 Fighting Knife with Sheath

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Imperial M3, desirable early "US M3 IMPERIAL" marking on right flat of blade, 11 3/4" OAL, 6 3/4" spearpoint blade with sharpened false edge, leather washer grip, "flaming bomb" stamp on pommel, includes a leather sheath with steel reinforcement plates. Very fine, the blade showing some evidence of light sharpening and otherwise minimal wear. The sheath is fine showing some mild wear. Provenance: The Steven Preston Military Collection

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