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Vtg Explorer 11-510 Tak Fukuta Seki Japan Big AUS-8 Fixed Gut Hook Hunting Knife

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Description

Description

This is a truly stunning vintage knife made by Tak Fukuta in Seki, Japan for Explorer circa 1980s-1990s. A scarce discontinued item, similar to the Colt Serengeti skinner it features a mirror polished AUS-8 stainless blade with large guthook. It measures 8 5/8" overall with a 4 1/8" long blade. We have provided a nylon Buck sheath. A great addition to your collection! 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. After his passing, several vintage old stock models were found at his warehouse. This knife is one of these rare finds.


Specs

Brand/Model:

Explorer 11-510

Made in:

Japan

Condition:

Unused vintage old stock, may have light handling wear. Comes with nylon Buck sheath.

Year Produced:

Circa 1980-1990s

Folder Closed, or Fixed Overall Length:

8.5" long

Blade Material:

Mirror Polished AUS-8 Stainless Steel

Blade Length:

4.06" long

Handle:

Wood

Additional Notes:

Stunning gut hook style knife

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:
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