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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Weapons ➔ Case XX Bowie Knife, V-44

Identifier:
2014.36.6
Description:
Description
V-44 made by Case Cutlery. The blade is stamped 'CASE XX'. This knife measures 14 inches overall, the blade measures 9.25 inches. This knife has a brass guard, and black composite grip. It is of the Bowie-type knife design.

The accompanying leather sheath is original to this knife. It is inscribed in pencil "U.S. Army Issue 1947/Africa" on the side.2014.36.6b

This knife likely was carried by Lt. Peter M. Wege II in North Africa during World War II.
Date:
1944 – 1946
Materials:
Metal,composite and leather
Current Location Status:
In Storage
Exhibit/Program
Be Curious (October 1 2013 – March 1 2015)
Rotating display of recently accessioned artifacts.
Makers/Donors
Mr. Peter M. Wege II

Ms. Diane L. Wege Sherogan

Mr. Jonathan M. Wege

Mary G Nelson

Straub, James A.
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