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Ka-Bar Korean War - US Army
Ka-Bar Korean War - US Army Ka-Bar Korean War - US Army

Ka-Bar Korean War - US Army

This knife has been decorated with carefully designed blade art made to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Commencement of the Korean War. Tang stamped U.S. ARMY. Leather sheath included.


MSRP: $86.86
Manufacturer #: 9105
Item #: 5753
  • Weight 0.68 lbs.
  • Blade length 7", Overall length 11 7/8"
  • Grind: Flat
  • Shape: Clip
  • Handle Material: Leather
  • Stamp: US ARMY
  • HRC: 56-58
  • Edge Angle: 20 Degrees
  • Butt Cap /Guard: Pwdrd Metal/1095 Carbon
  • Steel: 1095 Carbon
  • Country Mft'd: Knife Made in USA



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