Vintage Chef Knife with Carbon Steel Blade & Wood Handle. Union Cutlery Company (Ka-Bar Cutlery's predecessor) was founded by 1897 in Olean, New York. It is well known for manufacturing.
The combat knife (USMC Ka-Bar knife). First adopted by the United States Marine Corps in November 1942 as the 1219C2 combat knife (later designated the USMC Mark 2 combat knife or Knife, Fighting Utility), and subsequently adopted by the United States Navy as the U. Navy utility knife, Mark 2. In 1952 Union Cutlery renamed itself KA-BAR Cutlery Inc. It has many trademarks including Kabar, Ruf-N-Tuf..This knife has the blade forged from the fine carbon steel. Designed to take a finer edge and hold it longer providing sharp cutting satisfaction. The handle is triple riveted over the full tang. To sure fitting for durability, strength, & balance. Weight 6 - 8 oz. Lots of pitting patina on both sides of the blade (last two photos), blade structure is good. Maintenance Suggestion: Hand wash only in warm water after using, especially if used on foods that have acidic sauce/liquid.
After washing it, wipe the blade and handle completely dry. Use of electric knife sharpener or dishwasher not recommended.
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