Antique German Antler Handled Knife F W BACKHAUS SOLINGEN
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A very nice Stag antler handled steel single edge knife in a leather scabbard… ..the scabbard is from a later period …the knife blade is marked with F.W. BACKHAUS ..OHLIGS SOLINGEN ..
On top of the handle there is an oval steel cap with wording.. see the photographs.
The Knife is 9 inch long and weighs approx…..79grams.
This is the sort of knife a German would have bought and used in the trenches…often refered to as Trench Knives.