The 1317 was designed to surpass the most famous fixed blade knife in the world-"the KA-BAR"- that was designed to serve our troops during World War II as their main fighting utility knife. The quality materials used and the classic construction-stacked leather handle, front and rear finger guard with lanyard hole, and pinned on butt cap-is what makes this knife one of the best all-purpose knives. The epoxy powder coated, high carbon steel (1095) full tang blade has a [HRC 56-58] steel hardness rating.
The 7" blade is flat ground to a 20 degree edge angle with buff polished edges for better edge retention.
Knife comes with a quality brown leather sheath embossed with the famous and collectable Dog' Head logo.
Sheath is heavy duty stitched and riveted to maintain long lasting durability.
The 1317 is the 2017 version of the legendary knife offering a full size 7" flat ground blade with the original straight edge.
Knife is a uniquely designed fixed blade fighting utility knife that is not only a collector’s knife but built beyond the original WW II standards.
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KNIFE INFORMATION & SPECIFICATIONS
Weight: 0.7 lbs. Overall length: 12"
Blade Length: 7" Blade Shape: Clip
Edge Angle: 20 Grind: Flat
Thickness: 0.165 Sheath: Leather
U.S.A. DOG'S HEAD FIXED BLADE 120TH ANNIVESARY COMMORATIVE FIGHTING UTILITY KNIFE
The KA-BAR 120th Anniversary Commemorative Fighting/Utility Knife is available in U.S. ARMY, USMC, USN models as well as the Dog's Head shown above. The knives have a 7” blade and measure 12” overall. The Commemorative Knives are made in the USA.