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Vtg 80s Ka-bar Olean NY 1233 Seki Japan Small Fixed Blade Skinner Hunting Knife

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Description

Description

This knife was made in Seki, Japan circa 1980s by Tak Fukuta for Ka-Bar. The original Olean, NY tang stamp with stainless steel blade and stacked leather handle. 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, Ka-Bar, and Browning among others. After his passing, several vintage old stock models were found at his warehouse. This knife is one of these rare finds.


Specs

Brand/Model:

Ka-Bar Olean 1233

Made in:

Japan

Condition:

Unused old stock with defects, original factory edge, some scuffs on blade and leather is dried out with gaps but feels tight.

Year Produced:

circa 1980s

Folder Closed, or Fixed Overall Length:

8.25" long

Blade Material:

Stainless Steel

Blade Length:

4.25" long

Handle:

Stacked leather

Additional Notes:

Comes with leather sheath

Knife Type:

Fixed Blade

Number of Blades:

Lock Type:

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Dexterity:

CA Prop 65 Warning:

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

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SKU:
KA-1233-OL
Shipping:
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