John H. Evans Library Digital Collections

WWII Military Knife

Title

WWII Military Knife

Type

Still Image

Subject

Medaris, John Bruce | Hunting Knife | Knife | Cattaraugus

Contributor

Cattaraugus

Publisher

Florida Institute of Technology

Format

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Item

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Description

This knife was manufactured by Cattaraugus, model 225q. It has a stout blade that is about 6 inches long. The handle is made of layered leather. The knife is held within a brown leather sheath that has an engraved plate. Both the sheath plate and the end of the knife handle are engraved with, "Col. J.B. Medaris, Ord. Dept., U.S.A."

Citation

“WWII Military Knife,” John H. Evans Library Digital Collections, accessed April 25, 2019, https://digcollections.lib.fit.edu/items/show/1013.