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Fixed Blade Knives625 of 740KNIFE NOT MARKED BECAUSE OF AGE CARBON STEEL Flensing blade or whale blubber knive
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    Posted 8 years ago

    fortapache
    (2717 items)

    This is the famed KA-BAR used by the Marines in WWII. I am fairly sure this is the Union Cutlery Co version which was made in Olean, New York. It has a bit of the bluing left.
    Probably opened a lot of C Rations and not so many so many enemy sentries.
    Both the top and bottom portion of the blade were sharpened. The edge shows no signs of improper sharpening.

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    1. fortapache fortapache, 8 years ago
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