Ka-bar Knives Coppersmith, Brown Bone Handle, Plain, 2 Blades

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This beautifully designed American made Dog's Head folding pocket knife has been created with a full 2 1/2in. 14-4 CrMO steel main blade graded with a hardness rating of 56-58. The handles of this Coppersmith knife are made from real bone giving the knife a deep rich appearance and smooth grip in the hand.

The blade has been flat ground to provide longer edge retention. The knife bolsters as well as the famous Dog's Head shield were created with polished copper. The blade has been proudly stamped with the KA-BAR brand name. This two blade Wharncliffe Barlow offers a smooth slip-joint opening with a polished straight edge blades.

Scales are Rootbeer Brown Jigged Bone. This American made beauty will become one of your favorite every day carry knives, built to work and to look good while doing it. This knife is a high quality gift that any knife enthusiast would greatly appreciate.

Brand: Ka-bar Knives
Catalog Number: 479000
Assisted Open No
Blade Color Silver/Gray
Blade Edge Plain
Blade Length 2.5
Blade Material Stainless Steel
Closed Length 3.25
Handle Color Brown/tan, gold/copper
Handle Material Bone
Knife Type Folding
Knife Weight 3.1
Number of Knives/Tools 2
Pocket Clip Included No
Point Clip, pen
Sheath Included No
Total Length 5.75

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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