Ka-bar Knives Dogs Head Coppersmith Lockback - Large

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The Dog's Head Lockback is an elegant folder and with copper bolsters and shield, the Coppersmith is superb. It features root beer brown jigged bone scales that have been expertly buffed smooth and shiny to create masterpieces that walk the walk and talk the talk. The D2 steel clip point blade is mirror finished. Whether you decide to use this as a pocket knife or a display piece is the toughest decision you'll have to make.

Specifications:Overall Length: 8.625"Blade Lengths: 3.625"Style/Grind: Clip Point/FlatBlade Steel: D2, HRC 58-60Handle Material: Jigged BoneClosed Length: 5.00"Handle Thickness: 0.54"Weight: 5.0 oz.Made in the USA

Brand: Ka-bar Knives
Catalog Number: 450256
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Blade Color Silver/Gray
Blade Edge Plain
Blade Length 3.63
Blade Material Stainless Steel (D2)
Handle Color Brown/Tan
Handle Material Bone
Knife Type Folding
Knife Weight 4.9
Lock Type Back Lock
Pocket Clip Included No
Point Drop Point
Sheath Included No
Total Length 8.63

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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