It is made from a U.S. M7 bayonet, however, the latching mechanism has been replaced with a plain steel disc pommel. This knife was available for about $25 and was quite popular. Vietnam Era Fighting Knife made by Ralph Bone. Since then, combat knives have been issued by the armies of many nations. Ruana/Bonner/Montana M”. One was named the Parkerized Commando and the other, with a bright blade was known as the Polished Commando. The bottom knife has a stacked leather washer handle and a bright blade. Straight blade Mark II - Serial Number 007338 - This knife was carried by RMCS G.R. World War I saw horrific fighting in close quarters, which helps explain the knife’s nickname as “Knuckle Dusters,” referencing their heavy brass knuckle grip. Buck knives made before 1968 were marked “BUCK” on the reverse side of the blade. 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