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Union Cut Co Ka-bar

MAKER: Union Cut Co

PATTERN:  Fixed blade

OAL:  7-1/2”


GUARD:  Brass

HANDLE:  Leather, fiber & brass rings

TANG STAMPS:  UNION CUT CO/OLEAN NY          Rear: KA-BAR –rear stamp is difficult to read, especially in the pictures.


CONDITION:  Good to Very Good

DAMAGE:  This knife has seen some use & abuse. There are pits in the blade & pommel (see pictures). There is also some deterioration of the last two fiber spacers at the pommel end.

BLADE WEAR:  It is precisely 4” from the guard to the tip of the blade, so I think the blade is probably full length. I am not familiar with the old Union Cut Co knives, so I have no idea if there was more belly to the blade or not. It appear pretty full to me.

AGE:  I have no idea, but I suspect from the 1930s, pre WWII.




ADDITIONAL INFO:  I do not know much about older Ka-Bar knives or the Union Cut Co. I have described this knife as best as I could. I think it is a knife worthy of collecting and I can tell from sharpening it that this is fine, fine old carbon steel. With a little care this knife will last another 75 years. So if you need a good hunting knife or a bird & trout knife, here is your chance; and it was made in the U.S.A. Sorry, no sheath.




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Item # 1166

  • $40.00

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