Machete, M-1942, Canvas Scabbard, 1944, Normandy
Genuine WWII US M-1942 machete, 18-inch blade, manufactured by Legitimus Collins & Co.; wooden grips have been taped together. Comes with its original canvas scabbard, dated 1944. In nice used condition, this complete set was found in Normandy.
Such machetes were, amongst other US branches of service, quite popular with paratroopers and Marines manning the .30 machine gun.
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