German Bundeswehr Military "Fallschirmjager" Paratrooper Type 4 FkM Gravity Knife
German Military Paratrooper Search & Rescue Gravity Knife
Type 4 Flieger Kapp Messer
This is a genuine German pilot and paratrooper gravity knife that was issued to the German Armed Forces.
These knives are now almost impossible to find.
Olive-drab handle and black metal parts with the exception of the spike and blade.
Blade marked OFW.
Easy take-down with no tools required.
NO SPRINGS. Blade falls out of the handle (gravity drop) and locks with lever.
By flipping the trigger away from the knife and depressing it, the blade can be extended with a flick of the wrist.
By holding the knife blade-up and depressing the trigger a second time, the blade slides back in the handle. The blade measures approx. 4"
Overall length open is 10”
Closed length 6".
Post- WWII German Military issue.
Cashier's Check, Money Order, Personal Check only.
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