Taylor Huff Knuckle Knife or Universal Combat knife
Taylor Huff made these knives as an employee of Fort Knox, Kentucky. This model has aluminum slab grips held by copper rivets and stamped US. PAT. NO. 13870 S. NO. 1326. The 10 pointed knucks are made of steel and the double edge blade is 9 inches long. Reference is Cole IV p. 2 Type No. 1.
Name: Taylor Huff Knuckle Knife or Universal Combat Knife
Description: Taylor Huff received a patent for his knife on August 22, 1944. Overall length of the knife is 13 7/8 inches. Each knife was sold for 1 penny to a serviceman. Scabbard is made of 2 pieces of heavy brown leather and well constructed with a 5 inch flap at the top to protect the wearer from the sharp knucks. Reference is Cole IV p. 2, Type No. 1.
Name: Taylor Huff Knuckle Knife or Universal Combat Knife Type 2
Description: This Taylor Huff Knuckle Knife is designated the Type No. 2 by M. H. Cole since instead of the aluminum slab handle this one has a walnut handle inlaid with a brass strip that is stamped MADE AT FORT KNOX KY. This is an earlier rarer version. For reference see Cole IV p. 2, Type No.2.