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Made by Gregsteel in Australia. Did they also make spoons and forks?

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I think they did, but haven't seen any.

 

Nice condition too!


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Found another maker of the Aussie Made US mess kit knife. This time it's "Diamond".

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I have a Diamond made knife in my collection. I was being used as a paint stirrer when I found it. It was covered in years of paint and took a long time to get it all off.

 

I have not seen any Australian made spoons or forks.


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Remembering the service of:
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VX24056 Gunner George Edward McCANN, 2/3 Composite Anti Aircraft Regiment. Enlisted 7/6/40. Discharged 3/8/44. Served in Australia and New Guinea.



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holy moly, Mr X is back on deck.

 

gregsteel was also one of the makers of the ww2 Australian commando stiletto.


 

'A soldier will fight long and hard for a bit of colored ribbon'

 

Always looking for Vietnam War US Special Forces/MACV-SOG jungle shirts/uniforms and OG107 Shirts/uniforms.

 

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