Need help ID'ing knife

Discussion in 'Knives & Edged Items' started by kutaho, Oct 17, 2009.

  1. kutaho

    kutaho New Member

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    Just picked it up this morning,
    was in a USN MK2 fiber sheath,

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  2. Kieran McCaig

    Kieran McCaig New Member

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    It's a K-Bar what more do you need to know.:rolleyes::)
  3. kutaho

    kutaho New Member

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    Take a close look Kieran,
    Ka-bar was only one maker of mkII's
    there was more then one:rolleyes:
  4. Bill DeShivs

    Bill DeShivs Well-Known Member

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    It's a cheap copy of a Kabar, likely made in Japan-possibly India.
  5. artabr

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    I think the stamp says "Solingen", which, if it does would be a bit odd. :eek: :D

    Kutaho, I sent you a PM at the other site before I wandered over here. ;) :)


    Art
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  6. kutaho

    kutaho New Member

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    I kind of thought solingen
    myself artabar. that kind of
    got me a little excited.
    it bothers me that down below
    is scratched out.
    It would kill me if it said
    japan:(

    Then there's the fact that it has four
    instead of five finger grooves, and the
    cut out at the back end of the blade.
    Mr. DeShivs may be right.

    Sheath is the real McCoy though.
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  7. artabr

    artabr New Member

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    Yeah, it would kinda suck having a WWII era U.S. knife stamped with a German city.

    I was thinking maybe it could be a pre or post war knife but I can't find any production or issue dates.



    Art
  8. kutaho

    kutaho New Member

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    Just finished burnishing those scratches down
    :(
    Nip knife....
    use it for weeding:D
    Now i gotta fill that sheath;)

    Just a note, there is a k-bar style
    made in Solin, Japan i just found out.
    sorry ta waste yer time.
    Thanks for responding.
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  9. jacksonco

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    Never a waste of time! We all learned what it wasn't.
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