Many different types of blades were used by the American troops during the Second World War. This E.G. Waterman fighting knife was one of the most versatile and hence popular ones. As a fighting knife in the trenches its flat back and solid point of the blade made it very effective. This fighting knife is based on an original, described as an E G Williams Fighting Knife. It was made by made by E.G. Waterman of San Francisco, and it is replicated in painstaking detail at an affordable price. More information...
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E.G. Waterman US WWII Fighting Knife
The razor sharp blade is made from hand forged high carbon steel and properly heat tempered in a computer controlled kiln. The reverse edge is not sharpened and a handy bottle opener is built into the shoulder of the blade. The shoulder of the blade is stamped "E G W KNIFE" just like the original. The contoured and grooved close-grained dark finished wood handle feels good in the hand and the front and rear hand guards help give it a secure grip. Pommel features a lanyard ring and the top grained leather sheath is riveted and sewn with waxed linen thread. The sheath loop fits belts up to 2-1/2" wide.
- Total length approx. 293mm
- Blade length approx. 187mm
- The guard is about 49mm long and about 26mm wide
- The blade at the guard is about 30.8mm wide and about 4.2mm thick
- The ricasso is about 37.5mm long
- The opposite edge at the tip is approximately 56mm long
- Sharp blade ege!
- Blade of steel with high carbon content 1065
- Steel hardness 48-52 HRC
- Weight without sheath approx. 258 g
- Weight of the sheath approx. 102 g
Specs can vary slightly from knife to knife.
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