The most famous fixed blade knife in the World- "the KA-BAR"- was designed to serve our troops during World War II and is still doing its job, with honors, 70 years later.
KABAR USMC Knife, Full Size Straight Edge
Item 1217, 5017
The KABAR first became famous during WW2 by the Marines, and was later adopted by also the Army, Navy, Coast Guard and Underwater Demolition Teams. Years after World War II, many KA-BAR knives were unofficially reactivated in the Korean, Vietnam, Desert Storm, and Iraqi Freedom conflicts.
Today, the original USMC Fighting and Utility Knife remains the first choice for many men and women of service who carry it as their personal knife option. It is also a favorite of adventurers, survivalists, outdoor sportsmen and, of course, knife collectors who know that this knife deserves a place in their collection.
Choice of leather usmc stamped sheath or black sheath.
Weight 0.70 lb.
Steel: 1095 Cro-Van
Blade type: Fixed blade
Blade thickness: 0.165
Handle Material: Leather
Measurements: Blade length 7”, Overall length 11-7/8”
Edge Angles: 20 Degrees
Butt Cap: Powdered Metal
Pocket Clip: No
Made in USA