Ka-Bar

Vtg Ka-bar Cleveland OH 1237 Seki Japan Fixed Blade Skinner Hunting Knife

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KABAR-1237-SEKI
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Description

Description

This knife was made in Seki, Japan circa 1980 by Tak Fukuta for Ka-Bar. Is unused but the fiber spacers and leather washers may have slight movement (please see third and fourth pictures). 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 unused old stock models were found at his warehouse. This knife is one of these rare finds.


Specs

Brand/Model:

Ka-Bar 1237

Made in:

Japan

Condition:

Unused old stock, with blemish. The guard and stacked leather move slightly up and down, see third and fourth picture for example

Year Produced:

circa 1980

Folder Closed, or Fixed Overall Length:

9.75" long

Blade Material:

Stainless Steel; original factory edge

Blade Length:

5.18" long

Handle:

Stacked leather

Additional Notes:

Knife Type:

Fixed Blade

Number of Blades:

Lock Type:

Opening Mechanism:

Dexterity:

CA Prop 65 Warning:

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

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SKU:
KABAR-1237-SEKI
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