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Vtg Rigid Seki Japan Tak Fukuta Bear Track Bowie AUS-8 Fixed Blade Hunting Knife

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Description

Description

This is a scarce knife made by Tak Fukuta in Seki, Japan for Rigid circa 1980s-1990s. It features a wood handle with nickel silver guard and 7.125" AUS-8 stainless steel blade. Measures 12.125" long overall. Tak Fukuta was the first Japanese member of the American Kife 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:

Rigid Bear Paw

Made in:

Japan

Condition:

Vintage old stock, original unused factory edge, light handling wear with blemishes such as cracking around handle rivets

Year Produced:

Circa 1980s-1990s

Folder Closed, or Fixed Overall Length:

12.125 " long

Blade Material:

AUS-8

Blade Length:

7.125" long

Handle:

Wood

Additional Notes:

Great vintage knife

Knife Type:

Fixed Blade

Number of Blades:

1

Lock Type:

Opening Mechanism:

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