Colonial Model T-200 Tomahawk
THE T-200 TACTICAL TOMAHAWK IS CONSTRUCTED FROM A SOLID PIECE OF 8670 COMMERCIAL SAW BLADE STEEL, HANDLE IS MADE WITH TWO LAYERS OF G-10, GREEN ON TOP OF RESCUE ORANGE, THIS TACTICAL TOMAHAWK WILL BREACH ANY DOOR, AND WILL MEET ANY NEED FOR SURVIVAL, BUSH-CRAFT OR CLOSE QUARTERS COMBAT.
- Weight: 1.73 pounds, converts to 27.68-ounces
- Length: 14-inches
- Handle: G-10 model G two layers, army green on top, blaze orange on the bottom, Model B has black G-10 on top or blaze orange
- Finish: Black non-reflective powder coating
- Width: 1-inch
- Cutting Area on Head: 3.5-inch
- Thickness: 1/4-inch
- Steel Type: Solid Piece Of 8670 Commercial Forestry Saw Blade Steel
- Hardness: Rockwell 58 to 60 C
- Rear Spike: 2-inch
- Sheath: Black Kydex with speed clip & Molle clip
- MADE IN U.S.A.
Colonial Knife Company got its start in 1919 when it's founder, Antonio Paolantonio returned from WWI after serving with the United States Calvary as a Black Smith. Antonio began making knives at 9 Calendar Street in Providence, Rhode Island. Antonio called his new company the "A. Paolantonio Cutlery Company." Antonio's first customers were the jewelry industry. Antonio made knife skeletons and sold the skeletons to the jewelry industry where they would place exotic handles on the knives and re-sell the finished knives to high end men's clothing stores. Over the years the business grew and in 1926 Antonio changed the company name to Colonial Knife Company, Inc.
World War II broke out and Antonio was asked to serve on the War Production Board in Washington, D.C. where he oversaw the allocation of steel to the cutlery industry and research that lead to the only combat knife to use polymers (plastics) for knife handles that offered Navy corpsman and medics the ability to boil the knife to make it sterile.
Over the next 40 years Colonial Knife grew adding over 150 product lines and during the 1960's enjoyed the reputation as the world's largest knife manufacturer.
During the 1970's and into the 1980's Colonial produced collector knives for Smith & Wesson, Colt, Winchester, and the "John Russell Barlow" knives for Russell Harrington Company (Dexter Russell) the "Colonel Coon" knife line along with producing knives for a number of knife manufacturers under private label.
Colonial's current brands include such names as Ranger,Colonial-Prov.USA, Old Cutler, Anvil Brand, Coyote, Master Series, Swiss Master, BackCountry, Solder Tec, Hurricane, GSA government Knives, auto knives, Hand Crafted Series and Barlow.