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KA-BAR 6356

Post by espn77 » Thu Jul 29, 2021 11:53 am

Picked up this box because I thought it was cool. Can anyone tell me what a 6356 is?
Thanks Keith
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Re: KA-BAR 6356

Post by Ridgegrass » Thu Jul 29, 2021 1:59 pm

All I found in Houston Price's book is: 6=bone stag, 3=number of blades, 56=pattern number. He says 3-1/4", no picture or pattern description.
Maybe a 'cattle"??? Good luck.
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Re: KA-BAR 6356

Post by doglegg » Thu Jul 29, 2021 2:07 pm

That box is in great shape and lots of character in the printing. Perfect display. ::nod::

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Re: KA-BAR 6356

Post by Gunsil » Thu Jul 29, 2021 2:42 pm

Box is 1952 or newer.

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Re: KA-BAR 6356

Post by espn77 » Thu Jul 29, 2021 2:44 pm

I thought it was neat the metal clips on the corners. Thanks for the info ridgegrass

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Re: KA-BAR 6356

Post by espn77 » Thu Jul 29, 2021 2:44 pm

Gunsil wrote:
Thu Jul 29, 2021 2:42 pm
Box is 1952 or newer.
Thats disappointing. I thought maybe it was older. Better stick to what I know.

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Re: KA-BAR 6356

Post by Gunsil » Thu Jul 29, 2021 2:49 pm

Keith, they used the same box pattern post war, but the earlier ones say KA-BAR over Union Cutlery Company, they changer their name to KA-BAR Incorporated in 1952.

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Re: KA-BAR 6356

Post by btrwtr » Thu Jul 29, 2021 3:00 pm

6356 is a 3 1/4" stockman pattern.
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Re: KA-BAR 6356

Post by espn77 » Thu Jul 29, 2021 3:14 pm

Gunsil wrote:
Thu Jul 29, 2021 2:49 pm
Keith, they used the same box pattern post war, but the earlier ones say KA-BAR over Union Cutlery Company, they changer their name to KA-BAR Incorporated in 1952.
Thanks for that Gunsil ::handshake::

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Re: KA-BAR 6356

Post by espn77 » Thu Jul 29, 2021 3:15 pm

btrwtr wrote:
Thu Jul 29, 2021 3:00 pm
6356 is a 3 1/4" stockman pattern.
Thanks Wayne ::handshake::

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Re: KA-BAR 6356

Post by Ridgegrass » Thu Jul 29, 2021 7:09 pm

Wayne, Where can one find those pattern numbers? Thanks, J.O'.

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Re: KA-BAR 6356

Post by btrwtr » Thu Jul 29, 2021 9:04 pm

Ridgegrass wrote:
Thu Jul 29, 2021 7:09 pm
Wayne, Where can one find those pattern numbers? Thanks, J.O'.
The Official Guide to Collectors Knives Eighth Edition by James Parker is a good source. C. 1985
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Re: KA-BAR 6356

Post by Ridgegrass » Fri Jul 30, 2021 12:51 am

Thanks J.O'.

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Re: KA-BAR 6356

Post by Ridgegrass » Fri Jul 30, 2021 12:52 am

Thanks J.O'.

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