USMC Bolo Knife with Original Sheath, WWII, circa 1945
USMC Bolo Knife with Original Sheath, WWII, circa 1945
USMC Bolo Knife with Original Sheath, WWII, circa 1945
USMC Bolo Knife with Original Sheath, WWII, circa 1945

USMC Bolo Knife with Original Sheath, WWII, circa 1945

Regular price $489.00
This is a rare, original, very good condition, USMC Corpsman Bolo Knife manufacture by Boyt Co. fand issued in 1945. Knife length without scabbard is 17" with an 11.5" blade. Scabbard throat is solid brass as well as the leg tie rivet at the base. This knife was standard issue in the jungles of the Pacific during WWII. The machete like bolo knife was used by the Medical Corpsman Marines in the South Pacific as a simple and tough knife for clearing brush and cutting branches to ease the movement of stretchers to and from the battlefields.  Semper FI mates! Inventory #0029

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