Springfield M-1880 Iron Guard Hunting Knife W/S

Very Scarce Early Iron Guard Springfield Armory Knife in Varney Scabbard

Year Made: 1881
Maker: Springfield Armory
Model: 1880
Grade: Fine
Manufactured: Springfield, Mass


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M-1880 Iron Guard Hunting Knife remains in fine condition. Blade has some light edge scuffs and a few minor nicks. Guard has excellent markings US Springfield and serial number. Wood grip has a few period chips and splits but overall nice. Top of grip is marked S.W.P. 1881. The original Varney scabbard is very fine and marked WATERVLIET ARSENAL. Knife measures 16″ in scabbard. These early hunting knives have dried up on the market.