Ka-Bar knife company, originally known as Union Cutlery Company, has been making a variant of this knife for over one hundred years.
Originally designed to be a hunting knife, it became popular with US Marines during WWII. It quickly became the edged weapon of choice or the Marines, and is still issued today to new recruits.
This model celebrates the Ka-Bar’s one hundredth anniversary and was first produced in 1998. The blade is seven inches of powder-coated, high-carbon 1095 steel. It is black, save for the commemorative imprint and logo.
The handle is several layers of genuine stacked leather for a sure grip. The entire knife measures 11.875 inches, and comes with a leather sheath.
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