0 bids. The LF&C marked scabbard is excellent and tight with solid prongs. I would like to find info about it. This US Model 1918 Trench Knife just came out of an old collection of US military items. Shop today! Bought as a gift. 1918 Au Lion WW1 Trench Knife Description: REDUCED!!! 7 day inspection period on all website purchases. Koehn sold fighting knives under the AOK Knives label. In Edged weapons 01-19-2013, 05:44 AM. I was very pleased with the weight of the knife, great disply piece. US 1918 LFC Brass Knuckle Knife. Ebay blocked me because t has brass knuckles, I … Feb 28, 2020. 1918 U.S. Trench Knife Model - MARK 1 ‘AU LION’, 1918 U.S. TRENCH KNIFE MODEL - MARK 1 ‘AU LION’. Through our YouTube channel, we strive to educate and share the stories behind the artifacts we sell. Good condition for 105 years old. Excellent Example US WWI Lion 1918 Knuckle Duster Trench Knife: $800 SOLD: This is a very nice untouched example! These three American companies were among the four that also made the earlier U.S. M1917 and M1918 trench knives. 1918 U.S. TRENCH KNIFE MODEL - MARK 1 ‘AU LION’. In my experience, the LF&C's are usually superior to the Au Lion knives in terms of quality but both are historically important. Brass color cast metal handle with pointed SKULL CRUSHER bolt on heel. Scabbard is missing clips but still slides on and off easily and tiny knife tip is broke. The brass grip of the knife is clearly marked: U. S. 1918. 34 watchers. The length of the blade is approximately 6 Couteau de combat Trench Knife, modèle 1918, de fabrication française Au Lion. The knives were 11 ““ in overall length, with a 6 ““ dagger style blade. Fact 3: The nut which protrudes from the bottom of the grip holds the blade in the place is called a "skull crusher." Au Lion 1918 Trench Knife: The knife is French made and marked on the ricasso with a (Reclining Lion) / AU LION and is visible. What are … Looks and feels like the original as used in combat over 100 years ago. Legacy Collectibles strives to provide quality investment-grade military collectibles to an appreciative public. Experts believe the Au Lion was the only Model 1918 Trench knife to see actual combat during the WW I. 1918 US WWI TRENCH KNIFE REPLICA MARK 1 AU LION. Thank you Sarco! 6 ½-inch double-sided blade with the Au Lion reposing lion logo on the reverse ricasso. French manufactured version of the US M1918 Mark I trench knife. US 1918 LFC Brass Knuckle Knife. Blade is marked at the ricasso: U. S., D. F. M, 1864 and on the reverse ricasso: EMERSON & SILVER, TRENTON, N. J. The markings look authentic enough and he is happy with it so that's all that matters to me. Working Days/Hours:Office hours are by appointment only! That it is. This is a full size 1918 reproduction Mark I Trench Knife,is a very nice copy of the one issued to troops during the first World W for sale by ocras2007 on GunsAmerica - 977741364 Description: This is a full size 1918 reproduction Mark I Trench Knife,is a very nice copy of … The blade is satin finished and double edged,.207" blade stock and.987" blade depth, hidden tang construction. In Edged weapons 07-22-2011, 12:57 AM. Naval Cutlass Sword with Scabbard. Copyright 2021 SARCO, Inc. All rights reserved. Pre-Owned. 6 ¾” blade has nice original bright finish with a little scattered gray and brown. I needed one --could not find one so I had a Master Machinest make a few. Product Description This 1918 WWI replica trench knife is an exact copy of the trusty blade issued to troops during the First World War. Scabbard is a … These were made by Au Lion in France for the WWI war effort. Handle of solid brass with a 6.5 inch blade, the 23 oz. This is a WWI trench knife made by Au Lion, a French firm that helped to supplement the supply needed. M1918MK1. No signs of sharpening. Free shipping. From France. Genius Ecommerce by 1Digital. AU LION U. S. Model 1918 Mark I Trench Knife, Cole III p. 25-6, Type II, Grooved Grip Maker: AU LION. They were made by O.C.L (Oneida Community, Ltd.) A.C.Co. The double edged steel blade is marked with a partial lion mark and the Au Lion has been worn away and is not present. The blade mark is With over 1.2 million ordered, only about 119,000 were produced before the war ended. Definitely not, but it is very close to an original ( minus aging/patina). Trench knife - The standard WWI 1918 trench knife for sale is meant as a close-quarters implement for direct contact with enemy forces. Click Here to view our Gunbroker page! Fact 4: The french variation of this trench knife is the rarest of them all, but the American versions tend to be larger and of better quality. New. The knives were also produced in France and are marked with the usual 1918 and US marks, as well as a reclining Lion and the words Au Lion on the blade. Mar 3, 2014 - US Mark I trench knife Au Lion 1918 with scabbard. Les meilleures offres pour Poignée Trench Knife Us 1918 modèle au lion sont sur eBay Comparez les prix et les spécificités des produits neufs et d'occasion Pleins d'articles en … A real ‘Mauler’, this combat fighting knife developed by the American Expeditionary Force, was contracted to U.S. and French manufacturers. The example of the U.S. Model 1918 Mark I Trench Knife offered here is in about VERY FINE condition. Over 100 years old and quite rare. US WW1 Trench Raider Helmet M1917 Doughboy Brodie Helmet. WWII/WWI Trench Knife by Au Lion. There is some light rust and a small dent on the scabbard but overall in great shape. These are rarer than the LF&C trench knife. By: Au Lion Date Added: 05/07/2018 $1,350.00 Buy Now. ... on Jun 11, 2020 Over 100 years old and quite rare. The handle is excellent and the original scabbard (included) has both belt hooks in tact. Fact 4: The french variation of this trench knife is the rarest of them all, but the American versions tend to be larger and of better quality. The knives were 11 ““ in overall length, with a 6 ““ dagger style blade. Overall condition is … Ebay blocked me because it has brass knuckles, I guess. We offer a 7 day inspection period and hassle free returns to ensure every customer is happy with whatever they buy from us. WW 1 US 1918 Au Lion Trench knife and Scabbard. This is a real nice old WWI knife for adding to a knife collection. $149.99. C'est le seul "trench Knife U.S.18" qui fut réellement utilisé durant la … The brass grip and knuckle guard retains traces of their original blackened finish, which has faded and worn, and has blended with a lovely, un-cleaned dark bronze patina. or Best Offer +$35.00 shipping. Manufactured in France and has the Au Lion trademark on the left ricasso. Obviously its missing the handle. Le marquage du fabricant US 1918 se trouve sur la poignée/coup de poing en fonte de laiton. I have two 1918 Mark 1 trench knives (I hope they are both real...). ... i have one other french au lion knife that looks like it may have seen action. Most designs incorporate a special guard that covered the fingers while the U.S. soldier was The best and only way to ensure an item is yours is to purchase it directly off the site. 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So if this is authentic, What is the value as it sits now? This is a full size 1918 reproduction Mark I Trench Knife,is a very nice copy of the one issued to troops during the first World W for sale by ocras2007 on GunsAmerica - 989911041 The example of the U.S. Model 1918 Mark I Trench Knife offered here is in very nice condition. The blade has is very shiny, and we've been told this was professionally cleaned. Fact 2: "Au Lion" is french for "with the lion." Au Lion 1918 Trench Knife: The knife is French made and marked on the ricasso with a (Reclining Lion) / AU LION and is visible. Watch; WW1 US Model 1917 Bolo Trench knife. It's a display type of this knife, you would damaged if you try to sharpen it! Ebay blocked me because it has brass knuckles, I guess. The length of the blade is approximately 6 ¾ inches. Looks never sharpened but is still very sharp. The blade is very good with the original polish & factory edge. It was never used in WW I nor WW II. 1918 WWI Trench Knife Replica 4.5 ( 47 reviews) Your Price: $24.99 In Stock - Ships Today! This brass grip of the knife is clearly marked: U. S. 1918 . I’m only going to cover the two most common types of this knife typically encountered (The Au Lion & the L.F. & C. made variants). AU LION U. S. Model 1918 Mark I Trench Knife, Cole III p. 25-6, Type II, Grooved Grip. French-Made Au Lion M1918 Trench Knife. The knife is one of the French made examples which is marked on the ricasso with a (Reclining Lion) / AU LION… Looks never sharpened but is still very sharp. Handle of solid brass with a 6.5 inch blade, the 23 oz. Whether this mark was a maker’s mark or simply a motto is not known. Visit our website for new treasures daily. This is a real nice old military knife for adding to a knife collection. The French version of the Mark I is stamped on the blade ricasso with a recumbent lion, and "Au Lion" below It's a pure unaltered Model 1918 complete with original 1918 dated scabbard. The Model 1918 remained U.S. standard issue up until WWII and did see some use WW 2. 1918 Knife / Au Lion / reduced - $700 < image 1 of 4 > QR Code Link to This Post WW 1 US 1918 Au Lion Trench knife and Scabbard. $290.00. Couteau Trench Knife Au Lion 1918 US Ref : USE122 Couteau de combat "Trench Knife", modèle 1918, de fabrication française "Au Lion". My intent is not to provide a “How To” guide in order to forge the far rarer H.D. Description: This is a full size 1918 reproduction Mark I Trench Knife,is a very nice copy of the one issued to troops during the first World War. The length of the blade is approximately 6 ¾ inches. The blade isn't even sharp. It has a nice even patina overall with a great tight handle. Skip to the beginning of the images gallery, FN Browning Pistols Expanded Second Edition, SOLD - Type I Theuermann D.R.P. Fact 3: The nut which protrudes from the bottom of the grip holds the blade in the place is called a "skull crusher." WW 1 US 1918 Au Lion Trench knife and Scabbard. For Sale: Au Lion 1918 Trench Knife: The knife is French made and marked on the ricasso with a (Reclining Lion) / AU LION and is visible. Yes there is, but for the price and for my husband's purposes (a show piece), you can't beat it. & S. & O.C. This was a great Father's Day gift to my husband. These were made by Au Lion in France for the WWI war effort. Since trench warfare consisted of such gruesome, close-quarter battles, the trench knife allowed soldiers to not only stab … The U.S. M-1918 Mark I Trench Knife is easily identifiable due to its large “brass knuckle” style guard and grip. The blade has is very shiny, and we've been told this was professionally cleaned. Australia, ANZAC; Canada; Germany; Great Britain; France; Russia; Other WWI Reproductions; Guaranteed Delivery. The french blade-manufacturer "Au Lion" created and produced the fighting-knife "M1918" by order of the American Expeditionary Forces. Manufactured in France and has the Au Lion trademark on the left ricasso. The original blade has been replaced with a bowie style blade. Armand Koehn Knuckle Knife #7. from an originial 1918 AU LION pommel. This pommel was crafted using all the specs. PPK Holster, SOLD - Large Kriegsmarine Navy Banner Flag, SOLD - Lahti Husqvarna Model 40 Accessories. We hope to raise awareness and understanding for the collector community, as well as encourage new collectors to join the hobby. (American Cutlery Co.), and L.F. & C. ( Landers Frary & Clark.). Please call us or email us to set up a time to stop by. The M1918MK1Page. The knife is one of the French made examples which is marked on the ricasso with a (Reclining Lion) / AU LION. Edge has a few small dings. 4/15/19 - This is an original French production U.S. 1918 mark 1 trench knife. #1. This was made in the U.S.A. using U.S. Steel an American Lathe and years of experience. No sharpening on the blade. *Sold as a curio collector item and without scabbard. The brass grip of the knife is clearly marked: U. S. 1918. The maker stamp on one side is clear and original. AU LION U. S. Model 1918 Mark I Trench Knife, Cole III p. 25-6, Type II, Grooved Grip Maker: AU LION Filter By: Maker A. C. CO. They were also used in WW2 by Ranger and Airborne units. This Knuckle Knife … 1918 Au Lion Trench Knife with Leather/Metal Sheath Very good condition for its age Has New Caledonia South Pacific engraved on metal side of sheath Light scratches and blemishes on blade and bolsters Has been sharpened Blade length - 6-1/2" Overall length - 10-9/8" Strap to sheath is broke We have a 14 day return policy, so ! The French version of the Mark I is stamped on the blade ricasso with a recumbent lion, and the words Au Lion, while the grip is typically stamped "U.S. 1918", and fitted with a four-sided pommel cap. The French version of the Mark I is stamped on the blade ricasso with a recumbent lion, and "Au Lion" below that. Did they come out with a different version at some point? Whether this mark was a maker’s mark or simply a motto is not known. 1918 u.s trench knife. The maker stamp on one side is clear and original. 4/15/19 - This is an original French production U.S. 1918 mark 1 trench knife. The "American knuckle duster" was named "trench knife M1918 Mark I" Here´s a pic of the They were made from reproduction brass handles and long spikes to look like the No.4 bayonets. Handle is a cast aluminum copy of a US Mark I Trench knife made in France by Au Lion with the grooved WWI US Army 1918 Trench Knife with Bowie style blade. US 1918 Au Lion Trench Knife - Extremely Hard to Find. 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