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Old 03-13-2018, 10:14 AM
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Default Randall 12-9 Vietnam Veteran

This Randall knife has a interesting history. It was owned by George Urick who spent 22 months in Vietnam. I am attaching a photo of his letter about the knife, I note he did misspell knife in the letter. Mr Urick is mentioned on page 108 in the book " Officer, Nurse, Woman: The Army Nurse Corps in the Vietnam War" by Kara Dixon Vuic. I am sure as a nurse who was not allowed to carry a firearm the Randall model 12 was a comfort. Still in beautiful shape, considering it was in country, though it has obviously seen use it is well preserved. The sheath is a Johnson rough back. Apologies for the less than stellar photography, it snowed again last night so I was not going to take this outside.



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Old 03-24-2018, 05:26 PM
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Damn, that's a good looking knife. Now, you mean the nurse carried this, or the guy who penned the letter?
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Old 03-25-2018, 09:09 AM
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The guy was a male nurse in the Army in Vietnam.
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OK, got it. Bet there weren't too many male nurses back then huh?
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Beautiful. After all of these years of owning and collecting firearms, I am just NOW starting to get into knives.
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I have to warn you my friend, this collecting sharp objects stuff is addicting and it is an expensive hobby too.
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