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Vintage 1960s (Tak Fukuta) Seki Japan Prototype Skinner Hunting Fixed Knife

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Description

Description

This is a nice heavy duty factory sample prototype hunting knife featuring a black handle and carbon steel blade. Believed to have been made by Tak Fukuta circa 1960s. Fukuta was the first Japanese member of the American Knife Maker's Guild, and apprentice to Bob Loveless. He hand crafted fine quality knives that impressed his mentor. Over the years, his factory in Seki, Japan also produced knives for Parker, Valor, Gutmann, Explorer, Frost, and Browning among others.


Specs

Brand/Model:

Fixed Blade Prototype

Made in:

Japan

Condition:

Vintage original factory edge with handling wear, tarnish, and rust. Sheath is old and tarnished

Year Produced:

circa 1960s

Folder Closed, or Fixed Overall Length:

9.75 " long

Blade Material:

Stainless Steel

Blade Length:

5.25" long

Handle:

Black Composite

Additional Notes:

Comes with sheath

Knife Type:

Fixed Blade

Number of Blades:

1

Lock Type:

Opening Mechanism:

Dexterity:

Right

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SKU:
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