US Navy Jet Pilot Western Shark Survival Knife
Western shark model survival fighting knife, complete with original scabbard (excellent stitching and rivets). Clear blade, 6" long (15,24 cm). Brass crosspiece. Leather and fiber handle. Aluminium butt. These knives were very popular amongst Navy pilots during the Korean War. This is the same model that William Holden was carrying on his life jacket in "Bridges at Toko-Ri".
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