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Knives of the Vietnam War By M. Silvey A great variety of blades were carried by troops in the field in Vietnam. In fact, there is ample opportunity for the collector to spend years chasing after the knives of the Vietnam War. There are a large and interesting variety of knives issued by the different branches of service. Then there are knives from the PX and other private purchase factory knives. On the left and right of the picture are a couple of World War II items returned to service in Vietnam.


Another pair of questions – What does the handle look like from a top down or bottom up view? I mean, can you see the tangs or are they hidden from sight? With true Western double tang construction, you can see the tangs on the top and bottom. The leather disks then look like “H”s. What does the pommel end of the handle look like?

KA-BAR USA Rosewood Wood Handle Barlow Jack Old Vtg Pocket Gent Pen Knife #KaBar See more. dating this knife to The front tang of the Spey blade is pattern stamped SS. Find this Pin and more on USA Made Knives by knives-4sale.

This limited warranty does not apply to any failure of, defect in, or damage to the knife caused by neglect, normal wear and tear, or by improper use, including throwing the knife, batoning with the knife, using the blades as a can opener, chisel, pry bar, screwdriver, digging tool, or for any heavy work for which the knife was not designed. Any returned knife determined by the Company to not be eligible for repair, replacement or substitution under the terms of the limited warranty will be returned to the owner.

The company makes no express warranty or representation whatsoever of or with respect to the knife other than the foregoing limited warranty, and all such other express warranties are hereby expressly excluded. Any implied warranties of the company, including warranties of merchantability and fitness, are limited in duration to the duration of this limited warranty. The company will not be liable for any special, incidental, or consequential damages, and all such damages are expressly excluded.

Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, or exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusion may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.

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The Demo Knife. by Ken Cook. When the subject of “Military Knives” comes up, our minds instantly provide mental images of everything from the famous USMC Kabar and the Trench Knife to any one of a multitude of production knives and even some (relatively) high end custom knives like the Randall Model 14, the Lile Sly2, Al Mar’s SERE/Attack and so on.

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Cindy Herington Good points! Katie Wow, and your first sentence is why children in America are obese. Why say no if you could say yes? You had ice cream last night. Why say no when you can say yes? It seems as if most of the people on here think that giving kids everything they want and coddling them will somehow make them better.

Dating A Remington Pocket Knife

These knives were made both marked and unmarked. They were also made with a single edge and a double edge blade.. The double edge blade is still covered in old grease. The scabbard has pistol belt hooks added and is marked “E. Pless USN” on the back..

The origin of KA-BAR Knives, Inc. dates back to April 29, , when a group of 38 men formed a limited partnership in New England known as the Tidioute Cutlery Company to make and sell cutlery.

Guide to Remington knives and Remington knife collecting. The Remington Corporation and the knives that they built have had one of the most influential affect on the U. That dating a remington pocket knife. Short-term classes or to order the first round of the us limited edition vinyl usa and japan. Like the scotts and maybe. Currently I have a few Remington knives by Camillus, but someday they will undoubtedly be more. Remington Knives Today by Gary Zinn.

There were four varia- tions of tang marks used on utility knives during the 21 years of the. We all remember our first folding knife or pocket knife , whether it was a Swiss. Dating these knives can be a challenge as manufacturing companies came and.

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If this item contains incorrect or inappropriate information please contact us here to flag it for review. Ah, but now it’s time to let it go, and give some other collector a chance to enjoy it. It appears to have been used very little. While it might possibly have been sharpened the blades show very little evidence of it. No metal appears to have been removed.

If you enlarge the photos you can see some scuffs and a few faint scratches, and, as is normal for such an old timer, just a hint of minor blade frosting in a couple of small areas.

Hunting and outdoor knives along with most pocket knives will have a 25 degree angle for durability. Kitchen knives will more than likely be 20 degrees, but butcher knives will carry a 25 degree angle for greater endurance.

The name “KA-BAR” came to be after the company received a poorly written English letter in which the author wrote how the company’s knife saved his life after he was attacked by a bear and his gun failed to kill it. New designs were sought from hunting gear catalogs. Marines bought many different knives and designs from a large number of knife suppliers.

After extensive trials under field conditions, the KA-BAR fighting knife was found to be the most popular among troops because it was adequate for most tasks demanded by a combat soldier. The Marine Corps made several changes to the original design, these included the introduction of a small fuller to make a slightly longer but lighter blade for combat, a pinned pommel and a stacked leather handle for better grip. The blade, guard, and pommel were all finished in a non-reflective matte phosphate finish instead of the brightly polished steel of the original design.

Its durability and out right usability earned its reputation in the battlefields of the South Pacific. The handle is made of leather rings compressed together.

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The term “Barlow” has two meanings when it comes to pocketknives.. First, it is a style of pocket knife. Second, there was the Barlow company in the USA that made and imported pocket knives, key tags, money clips, and other quality gift products, and put your logo on them.

If you happened to purchase a knife that is a no-go, you can always carry it around in your pocket instead of on your belt—if no one can see it, it is OK. A tactical knife must be black or colored in a way that reduces shine. You do not want a glossy coat or a bright color. Once again, bright colors are a no-go and you will be forced to place them in your pocket. You can get a fixed blade or a folding blade knife but drawing a fixed blade knife is always faster than a folder.

Also, since you can attach your knife to your webbing, it just makes more sense to get a fixed blade—you can get some really long fixed blades whereas folders are limited in blade length. No knife fight looks like this. Many people wonder about what steel they should pick for a combat knife. You have basically three options: Stainless steel is soft and dulls easily. It also allows you to sharpen it easily and it can withstand a lot of abuse without cracking.

Carbon steel holds an edge for a very long time but can chip under heavy use.

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