WWII Office of Strategic Services Smatchet Knife
A World War II OSS Smatchet knife with its original leather-over-wood scabbard. The knife has a dull, cast aluminum butt held in place with 3 brass pins. The aluminum pommel has been cleaned. There is an opening in the butt for a lanyard. The grips are hard polished wood held in place with two rivets on each side. The blade is 11 inches long, with the knife having an overall length of 16 3/4 inches. The blade has gray areas, but no active rust and no chips or cracks. Scabbard is missing its retaining strap. Overall very good condition.