Kabar 1217 USMC Fighting/Utility Knife, PlainEdge, Leather Sheath. The most famous fixed blade knife in the World – “the KA-BAR” – was designed to serve our troops during World War II and is still doing its job, with honors, nearly 70 years later.
Features Ka-Bar’s famous oval shaped leather handles. The blade is made of high-carbon 1095 tool steel coated with a black epoxy powder, with carbon steel guard and powder metal butt caps. The original and the 3/4 version are available only with the long time standard leather sheath known to three generations of Marines. A very modern Kydex® hard service sheath is available separately.
Category End Use: Military/Outdoor/Survival
Blade Steel: 1095
Rc Hardness: 56-58
Blade Style: Clip Point
Blade Finish: Black Epoxy Coated
Handle Material: Contoured Stacked Leather Washers
Sheath Material: Brown Leather
Blade Length: 7″
Overall Length: 11 7/8″
Blade Thickness: 5/32″
Weight – Knife: 10.5 oz.
Weight – Sheath: 4.5 oz.
Made in: U.S.A.
Note, this item is also available exclusively for government NSN orders. Includes fabric MOLLE attachment and leather sheath. Please call Oso Grande customer service and reference NSN: 1095-01-581-9100 KNIFE-COMBAT (KA-BAR #1217G)
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