U7053.8 WWI U.S. Army M1910 Wire Cutter with Pouch

U7053.8 WWI U.S. Army M1910 Wire Cutter with Pouch

This is the standard wire cutters of the AEF in WWI complete with its belt pouch.

The wire cutters are marked "US" on both handles. They show very minor age and wear. The jaws of the pliers have a nick.

The tan web belt pouch is marked "R.I.A. / 1918" on the back. (RIA is Rock Island Arsenal) It has a pistol belt hook at the top. The pouch has minor wear and some grease.

Reference: “Doughboy to GI, US Army Clothing and Equipment 1900 – 1945” by Kenneth Lewis, page 193.

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