Marlin Spike Knife with Engraved Herreshoff Script

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1758 Marlin Spike Knife with Engraved Herreshoff Script by Colonial Knife Corp.

Colonial Knife has been manufacturing high quality pocket and sport knives for over 80 years. Together, CKC and the Herreshoff Marine Museum is selling this limited edition Marlin Spike Knife featuring the iconic Herreshoff Script on the blade.
  • Rigger's splicing-style 
  • High-grade stainless steel blade
  • Nail grooves for easy opening
  • Keen cutting edge that can cut through every type of sailcloth, line, rope and other material found aboard a ship or on land.
  • Stainless steel forged locking marlin spike
History & Use: When the U.S. Navy first introduced this knife in World War 1, they knew what sailors, those at sea and landlocked needed. The heavy-duty knife has a 3-7/16" cutting blade, newer government issue marlin spike knives now have a half serrated blade designed to "Never Dull"  guaranteeing the user a blade that never needs resharpening. This Military Issue Marlin Spike Knife, both in the traditional none serrated edge and current issue with the half serrated edge have Hardened Cutlery Stainless Steel, molded chip bone style brown scales, stainless steel forged locking marlin spike, this study classic style, circumnavigated the globe for decades carried by generations of Navy Men and Women the 5110-00-530-1757 is still in circulation with the U.S. Military and N.A.T.O. countries. The dependable quality that has gone into this masterpiece "1757 Military Issue Marlin Spike" since the early days of the Great War when the first of its kind, the Royal Navy's Dreadnought made such a strong impression on people's minds when launched in 1906 that similar battleships built subsequently were referred to generically as "dreadnoughts", and earlier battleships became known as "pre-dreadnoughts" and the knife the sailors carried while serving on the dreadnoughts is still issued today, the Marlin Spike Knife National Stock Number 5110-00-530-1757. 

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