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WWII V-42 Elite Special Forces Knife with Scabbard

#803406
$49.95

This faithful reproduction of the V-42 WWII knife is battle ready. Features 1095 high carbon blued steel double edged blade. Comes with low-ride top grain leather scabbard with steel reinforcing, fits belts up to 3" wide, and leather leg thong.
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OVERVIEW

Originals are very scarce, but this faithful, collector quality reproduction has a factory edge allowing you to fine tune your level of sharpness with little effort and battle ready. Features 1095 high carbon blued steel double edged blade (both edges are razor sharp). Grooved thumb rest in the ricasso for improved control when thrusting, pointed steel skull crusher pommel. Leather washer grip with leather cross guard buffer (the leather buffer was only attached through the tang, it was not attached to the back of the cross guard).

Comes with low-ride top grain leather scabbard with steel reinforcing, fits belts up to 3" wide, and leather leg thong. Made by Windlass Steelcrafts®.

Can be personalized with 3 Initials. Click here for details on our personalization service and return policy.

Cannot be shipped to CA, MA or NY.

SPECIFICATIONS

Attribute nameAttribute value
Weight7 oz
Material1095 High carbon steel
Overall Length12-1/2"
Blade Length7-1/4"
Blade Width1/16"
Blade Thickness15/64"
ScabbardLeather
SharpeningUnavailable
EngravingAvailable
EdgeDouble Edged Sharpened

REVIEWS

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Disappointing
I will have to admit that I am very disappointed in this knife. It was described as collectors grade in the catalog but when I received it, the first thing that I saw was that the handle was leather wrapped and not stacked leather washers as was the original. At that price point I should have known that the knife would not be collectors grade. Accurate copies of the V-42 start at $100 and go up from there. And if I had read the reviews before purchase, I would have seen that the handle wasn't stacked leather. The knife itself isn't bad, it just isn't a very accurate copy.
- Marty, June 13, 2020 | Verified Purchase
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WWII V-42 Elite Special Forces Knife with Scabbard Replica
I own an original V-42 issued to an Uncle who served in the US Army in Europe during WWII, the Atlanta Cutlery is a very good replica of the original.
- Steve, February 02, 2020 | Verified Purchase
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Much better than expected !!
Appears to be an excellent knife for the money. I liked the fact that blade was "blued", rather than parkerized.
Apparently original knives were not parkerized.  Previous review states handle is wrapped, not leather "washers", but on knife I received, you really cant tell. Metallurgy: Looks good. Does not appear soft. Would I trust this knife in combat application? Probably not, but looks to be an excellent example for reenactors,  or display. Sheath: Pretty good interpretation of original style, but if I carried one, would probably change to leather,M-6 style with metal plates at tip area.  Overall a plesantly suprisingly nice V-42!!
- Bruce, October 23, 2019 | Verified Purchase
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Definitely recommend to a friend.
Good well built knife. No other knife I've found fits as well in my hand as the v42. Blued finish on blade is beautiful. It could use a little sharpening, although the blade tip is like a needle. I would have given 5 stars if the handle was leather washers. It's not, it's a wrapped leather thong, but still feels nice. Other than that, the only other thing is. The scabbard is about 2 inches to long for me. But overall I'm well satisfied. I would highly recommend this to a friend.
- Michael, August 27, 2019 | Verified Purchase
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Daggeriffic
This is listed as the Elite Ranger dagger in the catalog but it’s a great dagger none the less!
- Jeff, August 02, 2019 | Verified Purchase
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DEVILS BRIGADE!
I really like this blade! Not only is it HISTORICALLY accurate, but the personal engraving is AWESOME! I went with the VIKING ITALCS & my SWEDISH BLOOD BOILS! The grip, ( you cannot see in picture ) is actually LEATHER WRAPPED! Remember, this particular commando dagger was designed by the SPECIAL FORCES COMMANDER HIMSELF! Leather WON’T freeze to your skin, or BURN you in the BLAZING HOT DESERT!
- Guest user, July 20, 2019 | Verified Purchase
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Another great fighting knife
Finally the V-42 has arrived.  Fantastic quality.  Sharp.  This knife really feels good in the hand.  I always check each of my knifes for the balance point.  This one is similar to my Sykes.  Even though a reproduction, it is cool to hold a very historic knife and also do some training.
- Thomas, May 09, 2019 | Verified Purchase
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A gorgeous iconic work of art that's sharp as a razor. Built to kill.
- JEFFREY, December 28, 2018 | Verified Purchase
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FirstStateCollector
Quality craftsmanship with nice weight and balance in my hand.  Very sharp.  Scabbard with belt loop and leg tie is a nice addition.
- Robert, September 16, 2018 | Verified Purchase
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Cool knife
Well made and solid.  Great copy of the original.  1095 steel is always good. Factory edge won't slice paper though.
- Jeffrey, September 07, 2018 | Verified Purchase
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Thank you for your review.  While we do our best to provide a sharp edge, there is always room for improvement on a knife.   Nothing takes the place of an individual effort to get the sharpest edge on a knife or sword.  Thanks again.
- ACC Team
V-42
Very happy with quality of knife and sheath. $20 of regular price was a great deal.
- Francis, August 22, 2018 | Verified Purchase
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This is a Very good made Knife,and the Leather is Great!!!
- Daniel, April 10, 2017 | Verified Purchase
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Very nice sturdy knife with better than expected sheath
- John, December 16, 2016 | Verified Purchase
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Sharp knife - both meanings.  Wish I had this when I went through Ranger School back in the winter of 1966-67.
- James, December 10, 2016 | Verified Purchase
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Blade breaks easily due to tempering. Good steel.
- Steven, June 23, 2010
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