Genuine USMC Combat Knife by KA-BAR® With Leather Sheath
Canada's source for KA-BAR Knives
Leather Handled Fighting/ Utility Knives
The most famous fixed blade knife in the World - "the KA-BAR®" - was designed to serve US troops during World War II and is still doing its job, with honors, more than 60 years later.
The Brown handle on the USMC “KA-BAR®” Combat Knife is made from leather. Leather is a durable natural material that has provides years of service on military issued KA-BAR knives.
KA-BAR's famous oval-shaped leather handle construction is accomplished by compressing leather washers on to the tang, shaping and coloring them, and then fastening them on with a pinned-on butt cap.
The butt cap or pommel is attached to the handle of a knife with a steel pin. The pin is inserted into the butt cap, driven part way though the tang, then ground off and painted.
1095 Cro-Van Steel Blade
The Fixed Blade on the USMC “KA-BAR®” Combat Knife is made from 1095 CRO-VAN Steel and features a Flat grind. 1095 CRO-VAN steel is an easy to sharpen, plain carbon steel used in knife making. Proven to be one of the most popular steels used in KA-BAR Knives. With a Rockwell hardness rating of 56-58, this Clip Point shaped blade is 7 inches long and is stamped with USMC.
Field sharpening the genuine KA-BAR is easy with its sharpened edge.
Brown Leather Sheath
Included with the USMC “KA-BAR®” Combat Knife is a leather sheath with "USMC" and the Marine Corp Logo stamped on it.
- Overall length 11.88 inches (30.18 cm)
- Blade length 7 inches (17.78 cm)
- The blade is a Sharpened Clip Point
- This Fixed Blade knife features a 20 degree edge angle
- Flat grind blade with USMC stamped on it
- Brown Leather handle
- Comes complete with a 1217S - Brown Leather sheath
- Made in the USA