Case V-42 commemorative blade made in 1984
without handle or sheath. Overall length 11-3/4" by 3/16" thick
at the back of the blade. The pommel is threaded. Tarnish is on both
sides of the blade. Blade is not sharp and may have never been
sharpened. Blade etched
with "In honor of the Canadians of the First Special Service
Force". Two knives were issued one with polished and one with
blued blade. Reissue of the Case V42
dagger of WWII with thumb groove on blade. On the front side
it is marked CASE and on the back side it is marked with the
I believe only 2,000 where made.
May be a American Historical
Foundation reproduction or the Case 1984
version not for sure.
It would make a great stiletto if you are a do it
Various Case V42's and scabbards
Informative page about Case V42 reproductions
and the original.