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Vintage 1980s Virginia Tak Fukuta Handmade Seki Japan Bone Handle Folding Balisong Butterfly Knife

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Description

Description

This is a vintage butterfly knife, made by Tak Fukuta circa 1980s in Seki, Japan for Virginia. It features a stainless steel blade and metal handle with decorative bolsters and white bovine bone inlays. Functions as it should, action is a little floppy.

Tak 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:

Virginia Balisong

Made in:

Japan

Condition:

Original unused factory edge, with light handling wear/aging. Box is not original, but from same time period.

Year Produced:

circa 1980s

Folder Closed, or Fixed Overall Length:

Handle measures 4.25 " long

Blade Material:

Stainless Steel

Blade Length:

3.75" long

Handle:

Smooth bone (cow)

Additional Notes:

Comes in Frost box

Knife Type:

Folding knife

Number of Blades:

1

Lock Type:

Latch

Opening Mechanism:

Manual

Dexterity:

Ambidextrous

Additional Terms:

Buyer agrees to Automatic Knife Ordering Agreement

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