Product Description

For your consideration is this vintage WWII era Western 6″ Shark Fighting knife. Made in Boulder, Colorado

Western Cutlery of Boulder Colorado developed the knife in 1942-3 during WW2  as a MK1 type utility knife. No gov’t contracts for this knife were issued. The G46-6 was sold to the military thru PX & BXs.

Although used the knife is still in good condition. Butt cap, steel guard and leather washers all tight.

Aluminum pommel, steel guard, leather washer handle, black & red spacers..

Bright blade, can still see some of the original blueing Western used. WESTERN / BOULDER, COLO / PAT. NO.1,967,479 is stamped on one tang.

10 1/8″ OAL, 5 7/8″ Blade, 1/8″ Thick

No original sheath however I had a very nice heavy duty brown leather belt sheath made for the knife.