Sea-Buoy

Vtg Sea Buoy Seki Japan 6" AUS-8 Fixed Floating Fish Fillet Tackle Camp Knife

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Description

Description

This is a scarce Sea-Buoy floating fishing knife made by Tak Fukuta in Seki, Japan circa 1980s. It features a black and orange hollow handle that allows the knife to float if dropped in the water. The 6" blade is of high quality AUS-8 high-carbon stainless steel and comes with a leather sheath. Unused by the consumer but with shelf wear/aging. This version on has "Sea-Buoy" marked on 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, 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:

Sea-Buoy Fishing Fillet Knife

Made in:

Japan

Condition:

Vintage old stock, unused with light handling wear/aging

Year Produced:

circa 1980s

Folder Closed, or Fixed Overall Length:

11.12" long

Blade Material:

AUS-8 Stainless Steel

Blade Length:

6" long

Handle:

Black and Orange Composite

Additional Notes:

Has Floating Handle, 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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