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Model 1887 U. S. Hospital Corps Knife

Lot 0403
with 12.5 in. blade etched HOSPITAL CORPS / U. S. ARMY, brass crossguard and pommel cap, turned wooden grip, the stitched leather scabbard with brass hanger, its back stamped ROCK ISLAND ARSENAL W. W. G.
LOA 18.5 in. with scabbard
Private Antique Arms Collection, North Carolina
Additional high-resolution photos are available at LelandLittle.com


The knife's blade with mottled surface; toned brass elements; the leather remains moderately supple and shows light wear to the extremeties.

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Model 1887 U. S. Hospital Corps Knife

Estimate $300 - $500Sep 16, 2017
Hillsborough, NC, USA