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.