CWS Unity antique sailors knife

2 de December de 2015

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WWI British Army marlin folder knife

Brand: CWS Unity (Cooperative Wholesale Society Ltd)
Model: (British 6353 knife) ?
Blade: Carbon Steel (cast steel)
Secundary tools: Knot releaser marlin spike, Can opener
Tang Stamp: CWS Unity Sheffield
Handle: Black rugged bakelite (checkered fibre) with copper wire shackle
Origin: Sheffield, England
Period: circa WW1

BIO: “The basic army-issue clasp knife with marline spike and tin opener in the first part of the 1900s was the pattern 6353/1905. It first appeared in 1905 and remained basically the same until the start of WWII.”
source: https://www.allaboutpocketknives.com/knife_forum/viewtopic.php?f=44&t=9829

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