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Name Knives
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Image of 2000.021.027 - Japanese Pocket Knife, c. 1941-1945. Metal folding knife with a flat blade that narrows to a point. Hinged with a rivet in the middle. Metal handle is open on one side for the handle to retract and cover blade. Handle has Japanese characters engraved on side of handle. Probably hand forged.

2000.021.027 - Japanese Pocket Knife, c. 1941-1945. Metal folding knife with a flat blade that narrows to a point. Hinged with a rivet in the middle. Metal handle is open on one side for the handle to retract and cover blade. Handle has Japanese characters engraved on side of handle. Probably hand forged.

Japanese Pocket Knife, c. 1941-1945. Metal folding knife with a flat blade that narrows to a point. Hinged with a rivet in the middle. Metal handle is open on one side for the handle to retract and cover blade. Handle has Japanese characters engraved on side of handle. Probably hand forged.

Image of 2015.025.035 - Fighting Utility Knife with Leather Sheath, c. 1942-1946 used by Allan R. Brown during World War II.  Small knife (A) has a 3" blade that curves up to the pointed end.  Grip is wrapped in leather and has three depressions at bottom for finger holds.  There is a small brass handguard between the blade and the grip and the handle end curves downward to also act as a handguard.  Brown leather sheath (B) where blade goes in is sewn and reinforced with four brass brads.  There is a small leather strap with a snap closure near top of the sheath for securing the knife in place.

2015.025.035 - Fighting Utility Knife with Leather Sheath, c. 1942-1946 used by Allan R. Brown during World War II. Small knife (A) has a 3" blade that curves up to the pointed end. Grip is wrapped in leather and has three depressions at bottom for finger holds. There is a small brass handguard between the blade and the grip and the handle end curves downward to also act as a handguard. Brown leather sheath (B) where blade goes in is sewn and reinforced with four brass brads. There is a small leather strap with a snap closure near top of the sheath for securing the knife in place.

Fighting Utility Knife with Leather Sheath, c. 1942-1946 used by Allan R. Brown during World War II. Small knife (A) has a 3" blade that curves up to the pointed end. Grip is wrapped in leather and has three depressions at bottom for finger holds. There is a small brass handguard between the blade and the grip and the handle end curves downward to also act as a handguard. Brown leather sheath (B) where blade goes in is sewn and reinforced with four brass brads. There is a small leather strap with a snap closure near top of the sheath for securing the knife in place.

Image of 2015.025.047 - WWII German Army Officer's Dagger, c. 1938-1946 obtained by Allan R. Brown during World War II.  Pointed dagger has a dull pointed blade and a light tan celluloid handle with a raised spiral design.  Handle end and handguard are silver plated nickel metal with a raised leaf motif.  Front of handguard is decorated with an eagle with spread wings holding a round swastika symbol.  Back of handguard is smooth and etched with "Seltner  /  Ltd. R.T.R.61."  A silver-colored cord with a large knot end is affixed to handle.  Blade rests inside a silver-plated nickel metal sheath.  There are two raised bands toward opening of sheath, decorated with an embossed leaf motif, from which two round metal rings hang.

2015.025.047 - WWII German Army Officer's Dagger, c. 1938-1946 obtained by Allan R. Brown during World War II. Pointed dagger has a dull pointed blade and a light tan celluloid handle with a raised spiral design. Handle end and handguard are silver plated nickel metal with a raised leaf motif. Front of handguard is decorated with an eagle with spread wings holding a round swastika symbol. Back of handguard is smooth and etched with "Seltner / Ltd. R.T.R.61." A silver-colored cord with a large knot end is affixed to handle. Blade rests inside a silver-plated nickel metal sheath. There are two raised bands toward opening of sheath, decorated with an embossed leaf motif, from which two round metal rings hang.

WWII German Army Officer's Dagger, c. 1938-1946 obtained by Allan R. Brown during World War II. Pointed dagger has a dull pointed blade and a light tan celluloid handle with a raised spiral design. Handle end and handguard are silver plated nickel metal with a raised leaf motif. Front of handguard is decorated with an eagle with spread wings holding a round swastika symbol. Back of handguard is smooth and etched with "Seltner / Ltd. R.T.R.61." A silver-colored cord with a large knot end is affixed to handle. Blade rests inside a silver-plated nickel metal sheath. There are two raised bands toward opening of sheath, decorated with an embossed leaf motif, from which two round metal rin

Image of 2015.025.048 - WWII German Army Officer's Dagger, c. 1938-1946 obtained by Allan R. Brown during World War II.  Pointed dagger has a dull pointed blade and a yellow celluloid handle with a raised spiral design.  Handle end and handguard are silver plated nickel metal with a raised leaf motif.  Front of handguard is decorated with an eagle with spread wings holding a round swastika symbol.  Back of handguard is smooth.  A silver-colored cord with a large knot end is affixed to handle.  Blade rests inside a silver-plated nickel metal sheath.  There are two raised bands toward opening of sheath, decorated with an embossed leaf motif, from which two round metal rings hang.

2015.025.048 - WWII German Army Officer's Dagger, c. 1938-1946 obtained by Allan R. Brown during World War II. Pointed dagger has a dull pointed blade and a yellow celluloid handle with a raised spiral design. Handle end and handguard are silver plated nickel metal with a raised leaf motif. Front of handguard is decorated with an eagle with spread wings holding a round swastika symbol. Back of handguard is smooth. A silver-colored cord with a large knot end is affixed to handle. Blade rests inside a silver-plated nickel metal sheath. There are two raised bands toward opening of sheath, decorated with an embossed leaf motif, from which two round metal rings hang.

WWII German Army Officer's Dagger, c. 1938-1946 obtained by Allan R. Brown during World War II. Pointed dagger has a dull pointed blade and a yellow celluloid handle with a raised spiral design. Handle end and handguard are silver plated nickel metal with a raised leaf motif. Front of handguard is decorated with an eagle with spread wings holding a round swastika symbol. Back of handguard is smooth. A silver-colored cord with a large knot end is affixed to handle. Blade rests inside a silver-plated nickel metal sheath. There are two raised bands toward opening of sheath, decorated with an embossed leaf motif, from which two round metal rings hang.

Image of 2016.001.021 - Raychem Boxcutter, c. 1957-1999. Twenty-one red box cutters. The red plastic body is rectangular in shape with one end tapering slightly. The plastic is textured in a wood grain-like pattern. On one side "Raychem" is pressed into the plastic and painted black. The upper right corner of the body is molded into a plastic circle in which a metal arm is attached. Mounted in the arm is a metal blade shaped like a rhomboid. The arm and blade fold back into the red plastic body.

2016.001.021 - Raychem Boxcutter, c. 1957-1999. Twenty-one red box cutters. The red plastic body is rectangular in shape with one end tapering slightly. The plastic is textured in a wood grain-like pattern. On one side "Raychem" is pressed into the plastic and painted black. The upper right corner of the body is molded into a plastic circle in which a metal arm is attached. Mounted in the arm is a metal blade shaped like a rhomboid. The arm and blade fold back into the red plastic body.

Raychem Boxcutter, c. 1957-1999. Twenty-one red box cutters. The red plastic body is rectangular in shape with one end tapering slightly. The plastic is textured in a wood grain-like pattern. On one side "Raychem" is pressed into the plastic and painted black. The upper right corner of the body is molded into a plastic circle in which a metal arm is attached. Mounted in the arm is a metal blade shaped like a rhomboid. The arm and blade fold back into the red plastic body.

Image of 1972.090.011N - Ralston Butter Knife, 1887-1888.  Solid silver.  Knife has curved blade that is wider at the tip, a thick handle with a narrow neck that flares into a crown-shaped end.  Handle has an embossed border of scroll work.  "LFR" is inscribed on top of handle end.

1972.090.011N - Ralston Butter Knife, 1887-1888. Solid silver. Knife has curved blade that is wider at the tip, a thick handle with a narrow neck that flares into a crown-shaped end. Handle has an embossed border of scroll work. "LFR" is inscribed on top of handle end.

Ralston Butter Knife, 1887-1888. Solid silver. Knife has curved blade that is wider at the tip, a thick handle with a narrow neck that flares into a crown-shaped end. Handle has an embossed border of scroll work. "LFR" is inscribed on top of handle end.