Machete, M-1942, Canvas Scabbard, 1942, Normandy


Genuine WWII US M-1942 machete, 18-inch blade, made by Legitimus Collins & Co. and dated 1942; black bakelite grips on which are engraved the letters JM on a side and RH on the other. Delivered in its original canvas scabbard, without visible marking. 

Such machetes were, amongst other branches of service, quite popular with American paratroopers and Marines manning the .30 machine gun.


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