Lot 549

WWII US Army Air Corps Woodman's Pal Machete

Estimate: $150 - $300

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $5
$50 $10
$100 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$2,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$25,000 $2,500
$100,000 $5,000
Featured is a WWII US Army Air Corps Woodman's Pal Survival Machete, made circa 1943 by Victor Tool Co., maker marked blade with original metal scabbard. First designed in 1941, the Woodman’s Pal Tool has been included in military and civilian survival kits ever since. Originally called the LC-14-B by the U.S. military, the Woodman's Pal is now referred to as "Survival Tool Type IV". The U.S. Army even commissioned a booklet called "Fighting with the Woodman’s Pal" to instruct soldiers on the method of it’s use in hand to hand combat. This machete is in good condition, the leather grip shows wear from normal usage, steel blade and knuckle guard are in good condition, measurements are 16.5"L x 5"W