In an attempt to assist our customers who have previously asked us for assistance concerning older knives, identifications, and knife values, we have constructed this page and materials to better assist you.
The following books, references, and knife resource guides will help you locate information on the identification, value, background and history of many different knife types, models, and brands.
U.S. Military Knives Bayonets & Machetes by M.H. Cole is an excellent book displaying numerous illustrations of the many military knives used since the 1800's as well as detailed descriptions and background information regarding the makers brand, style, and use.
It covers many different topics such as identification, care, collection, investment, restoration, counterfeiting, patterns, abbreviations, and more.
Johnson Reference Books and Militaria-German Edged Weapons and Militaria is a website dedicated to German dress daggers, German swords, German bayonets, and other German militaria offered world-wide. They have over 2,100 items in their sales catalog of original German Imperial and Third Reich edged weapons, parts and accouterments, as well as out-of-print and current militaria reference books.