KA-BAR Black Leather Sheath for 5.25" Fixed Blade Knives

KA-BAR Short Black Leather Sheath for 5.25" Fixed Blade Knives - 1256S

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The KA-BAR Short Black Leather Sheath is the perfect companion for your KA-BAR knife. Crafted from high-quality black leather, this sheath not only provides protection but also adds a touch of elegance to your knife.

Designed to fit KA-BAR knives with 5.25-inch blades and double guards, this sheath ensures a secure and snug fit. It acts as a replacement sheath, so you don't have to worry if you've lost your old one. With this sheath, your KA-BAR will always be by your side, ready for action.

  • Fits KA-BARS with 5 1/4" blade and double guard.
  • Beautifully made black leather sheath
  • Weight: 0.2 lbs.
  • Length: Approx. length 10"
Brand: Ka-bar Knives
Catalog Number: 428327
Brand KA-BAR
Model Short Black Leather Sheath
Model Number 1256S
Country of Origin Mexico
Fits (Maximum Size) 5.25
Knife Weight 3.2
Knife Type Sheath
Sheath Material Leather

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.

Customer Reviews

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James Mills
Review by James Mills from York, PA

As advertised, nice product.