Ka-bar Knives Short USA Knife, With Leather Sheath, Plain

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The end of WWII was celebrated with the lighting of beacons, ringing of church bells, street parties and bonfires. Newspapers of the world did a good job capturing those celebrations and were always eye catching with their headlines declaring PEACE. This knife was decorated, with those moments in mind, to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the end of World War II.

~ Blade length: 5 1/4" with USA tang stamp

~ Overall length: 9 1/4"

~ Steel: 1095 Carbon

  • Handle: Leather
Catalog Number: 15710
Specifications
Blade Color Black
Blade Edge Plain
Blade Length 5.25
Handle Color Brown/Tan
Knife Type Fixed Blade
Point Drop Point
Total Length 9.25
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Making a quality KA-BAR product requires the talent of experienced craftspeople performing dozens of processes with precision and skill. Each knife undergoes specific manufacturing processes to ensure corrosion resistance, strength, edge holding ability, and an out-of-the-box razor sharp cutting edge.

Soon after its introduction in the mid-1920's, the KA-BAR trademark became widely known and respected. There have been many versions of how the KA-BAR name came to be, but all evidence points to a letter received from a fur trapper. This particular fur trapper's testimonial turned out to be the most significant ever received by the company.

He wrote, in very rough English, that his gun had jammed and that he had therefore relied on his knife to kill a wounded bear that was attacking him. In thanking the company for their quality product the trapper described using his knife to kill the bear. All that was legible of his scrawled writing was "k a bar". The company was so honored by this testimonial that they adopted this phrase and used it as their trademark, KA-BAR.

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