A. SCHRADER FLAT SHEATH NAVY
DIVING KNIFE pre WW II
A Commemorative with Quality Case
Steel, brass & wood
Made December, 2012
Dimension knife 13 1/2“
Blade 7” x 1 1/4” x 3/16”
Hilt 4 1/2“ x 1 1/4“ x 1 1/4”
Markings A. Schrader's Son Inc
Sheath 8 1/4“ L x Max 2 3/4" W
CASE 16 5/8"
L x 5 1/2" W x 3" H Number
21 of 124
Plus Shipping and handling to 48 contiguous
Presented is a newly issued flat sheath
A. Schrader Navy dive knife that predated the MK V dive knifes that are still in service today. A. Schrader's & Sons,
Inc., of Brooklyn, NY was one of the the first two makers of Navy MK V helmets and diving knives that came before
The original flat sheath design were introduced in
1912 and were Navy standard issue as well as being used by commercial divers. They saw service until 1929 when
the Navy adopted the MK V Diving System knife. This knife was made to the same plans and quality as the original. It
comes in a fitted high gloss Mahogany presentation box with gold lettering, and fitted grey foam liner.
MARKINGS: The sheath is
unmarked, and the blade is engraved A. Schrader's Son Inc.
The case is imprinted:
A. Schrader's Son Inc.
US Navy/Commercial Friction Knife
On the Brass
No. 21 of 124
is designed to slide into the sheath with a friction spring holding it in place. This allows it to be easily and quickly removed.
The upper edge of the knife blade is flat while the lower edge has a very sharp knife edge.
A rare A. Schrader dive knife for the collector or for use.
Obverse side of hilt and blade
Lush black felt inside to house this beautiful gift
Beautiful recreation of a long ago Schrader Flat Sheath
Navy Standard knife
CONDITION: This knife combines the skills of forging with those
of metal working and, hand turning, and hand assembly so expect some minor imperfections as you would have found in the original.
That said, everything is in "New in the box" condition. The blade has been honed to a sharp edge. The wood handle is
finished in satin varnish. The case in high gloss. The sheaf is bright and comes with it's leather strap which
is not pictured.
STANDARD FLAT RATE SHIPPING, INSURANCE
& PACKING to 48 contiguous States, $30.00
If not completely satisfied with
your purchase it may be returned, if without damage, within three days of receipt in its original packaging. Return items
must be insured for their full value. Only a prior email authorization by us for the return is required. Shipping charges
are included in this offer within the continental United States if the error is due to our fault.
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International buyers welcome, but must inquire
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