KA-BAR teams up wi Mike Snody to offer a handful of high end fixed blades to its Master Series of products. e same year, KA-BAR also purchases e assets of ano er iconic World II brand, Ek Commando Knives. . e first KA-BAR/Ek Commando branded knives are manufactured and sold in Olean, New York. . ITEM: 9916 KA-BAR Attachment System $13.90 e KA-BAR Attachment System features two sets of loops, one large and one small, for a total of four. e Attachment System is made from Celcon and comes wi eight (8) slotted truss screws 8-32 x 3/8 , eight (8) posts 8-32 x 3/8 , and eight (8) spacers. 12, · I have seen a bunch of fake KA-BARs lately, I don't know where ey are being made, but ey usually carry e stamps similar to early knives ra er an later knives. I ink most modern KA-BAR products are bought as users, even second hand ra er an collector knives. 11, 20 · KA-Bar: 1919-1950 Ka-Bar: 1923-1960 Kabar: 1951-present Ka-bar knife company has used over 200 different stampings over e years, trying to date em exactly is next to impossible. So take e dates given above wi a grain of salt. Atleast it is a start. However, e Case dating system also adds to e appeal and collectibility because e knives can be easily identified and dated. Case has been king its knives wi tang stamps from e beginning. e kings below show which tangs where used and when. Folding Knives. 1905 - 1914. 1905 - 1914. 1914 - 1920: 1914 - 1920: 1905 - 1920. BUCK’S DATE CODE CHART. e symbols stamped onto your blade indicate which year your knife was made. Please refer to is chart to find out e age of your knife. 1 & 112 Models: 1974-1980 One dot on each side of model number. 1980-1981 One dot on left side, two dots on right side. 1981-1986 Two dots on each side *2002. 19, · Of e four time manufacturers, Union Cutlery Co. was e sole time knife manufacturer to stamp all k 2 Combat/Fighting Utility knives ey made for e military wi eir KA-BAR trade k on e blade's ricasso, and was second only to Camillus in terms of production, producing about 1 million knives during e time contract.. 1, - is Pin was discovered by KA-BAR. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest. 1, - is Pin was discovered by KA-BAR. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest.. Knowledge. KA-BAR Tang Stamps KA-BAR Tang Stamps. Saved by KA-BAR.. Knowledge Knives Bar Stamps Prints ine Corps Usmc Handmade Seals. More. 01, · Re: Kabar Union Tang Stamp Date Range? Post by Gunsil» Mon 01, :58 am e KA-BAR tang stamp chart at is shown on is forum and o er places has so many errors as to make it almost useless. 21, · Kabar brand Kabar. It's a WW2 1219C2 Fighting/Utility knife. 1219C2 because it is stamped USMC. It has e ird pommel change order - 1/4 pinned pommel, but before e change order for moving e stamp to e guard. is actually a very good example to compare wi modern Kabar 1217s to determine whe er a particular knife is WW2 or post. 20, · no e tang stamp shown in e pic is e only king on e knife. it is definitely NOT a club knife. my guess was e late sixties, early seventies. i ink e date of manufacture wi e small case Kabar goes from e late 50's or early 60's to e mid 70's. i know in e late 70's kabab started including e pattern number on e tang. Owning a KA-BAR knife can make e difference between having an average knife and possessing an iconic, historic all-in-one knife. e KA-BAR knife was named when a hunter, after his gun jammed, had to rely on a knife to Kill-A-Bear, according to e knife's manufacturer. On . Feb 08, 20 · While we know at Camillus used numerous tang stamps rough e years, at it is very hard to date a Camillus knife because tang stamps were frequently changed and sometimes old blades wi early stamps were used, I ought it might be of interest to have an illustrated listing of Camillus tang stamps wi approximate dates at ey were used. ese stamps also help identify e manufacturing date because Western used different stamps during different time periods. For example, e first Western tang stamp included e phrase Western States and Boulder, Colo. is information was incorporated into e stamp until 1961 when e stamp reverted to Western U.S.A.. 03, · e Ka-Bar name was established during e 1920s, and at name was (and is still currently) used on e company’s knives. But our story begins before en, back in 1898, when Ka-Bar was originally known as e Tidioute Cutlery Company and ey began to sell cutlery in and around Pennsylvania. Some years later, in 1909, e company was renamed Union Cutlery. KABAR 9192 120 Anniversary Commemorative Knife wi USN Tang Stamp USA Made $86.97 KA-BAR Knives: KABAR Vietnam Commemorative Knife, US Navy, KA-9141 $86.97 KA-BAR Knives: KABAR Vietnam Commemorative Knife, USMC, KA-9140 $86.97. Get e best deals on KA-BAR Pocketknife Collectible Vintage Factory Manufactured Folding Knives when you shop e largest online selection at eBay.com. Free shipping on many items KABAR KNIFE MADE IN USA 28 SWELL END 2 BLADE JACK OLD VINTAGE FOLDING POCKET. $80.00. FAST 'N FREE. Vintage Kabar Pocket Knives. $39.99. Clues on e Tang Stamp. e easiest way to narrow down an age range for a Schrade knife is a glance at e knife’s tang stamp. is stamp, located near e base of e knife blade, identifies e brand of e knife. Schrade Cutlery Company changed e tang stamp, or logo, numerous times over e years. Lea er Handle Compression. Our eye for detail does not end wi e blade. KA-BAR also takes great pride in e handle finishing process. e oval-shaped lea er handle construction on e famous USMC knife is made by first compressing lea er washers onto e tang, shaping and coloring em, and en fastening em on wi a pinned-on butt cap. In 2000, Case introduced a new tang date stamp: five X’s and five dots. From 2001 rough 2005, one dot is removed each year. From 2006 rough 2009, an X is removed each year. Get e best deals on KA-BAR Collectible Vintage Combat Knives when you shop e largest online selection at eBay KA-BAR JAROSZ TUROK 7503 95 CRO-VAN STEEL BLACK W/ FREE MAGLITE MADE IN USA. $91.98. FAST 'N FREE. KA-BAR 1250s USMC SHORT SIZE LEA ER SHEA FITS 5 1/4 BLADE & DOUBLE GUARD Tang. see all. ree-Quarter. Full. KABAR 9192 120 Anniversary Commemorative Knife wi USN Tang Stamp USA Made $86.97 KABAR 4062GY Dozier Folding Hunter EDC Drop Point Gray Zytel Lockback Knife $19.97 KABAR 9919 Chopsticks Food Safe Black Grilamid 9.5 Inches Overall Includes 2 Sets Made in e USA. Please Note: Due to a large volume of orders we will need additional time to process and ship orders. ank you for your patience. Get e best deals on KA-BAR Plain Vintage Folding Knives when you shop e largest online selection at eBay.com. Free shipping on many items C. 1970’s Or 1980’s Mint KA-BAR Genuine Stag Gunstock USA Made No Box. $165.00. or Best Offer. FAST 'N FREE. VINTAGE KABAR 1184 USA STAGLON 2 BLADE HUNTING FOLDING KNIFE. $59.95. 20, · Ricky, It is extremely difficult to narrow production to a single specific year, unless e knife was only made in a single year. Schrade produced so many knives over many years and ey're record keeping wasn't very good ei er. If a knife has a serial number you can narrow it down more however, Schrade really only used serial numbers when ey did e promotion for e Garrenteed against. KA-BAR wanted to recognize is great milestone in U.S.M.C. history by issuing a full dress model of e original KA-BAR, a limited edition at would be meaningful to e ines. roughout e production of e commemorative knife, a few KA-BAR senior employees proudly performed e same tasks ey had worked on during e effort, 1942. WWII USMC Kabar Knife - e legendary Ka bar fighting knife was issued to US ines during WWII. is knife was rugged and was used heavily during e island hoping campaigns in e Pacific. e handle was made of lea er rings and was capped wi a circular metal round piece. e sample shown here is in exceptional shape. ITEM: 3189 Folding Hunter $25.43 e KA-BAR Folding Hunter is designed wi a nod to nostalgia as it rekindles e features of e old KA-BAR model 1189, a design popular for years wi customers because of its straight ford lock and traditional clip point folding blade. e old 1189 featured wood handles and was carried in a pouch or pocket, whereas e new 3189 has been updated wi more. Ka-Bar (trade ked as KA-BAR, pronounced / ˈ k eɪ b ɑːr /) is e contemporary popular name for e combat knife first adopted by e United States ine Corps in ember 1942 as e 1219C2 combat knife (later designated e USMC k 2 combat knife or Knife, Fighting Utility), and subsequently adopted by e United States Navy as e U.S. Navy utility knife, k 2. Like e tang stamps used by e Case cutlery companies, Robeson's tang stamps were used for certain periods of time, en replaced by newer, but different designs. Robeson's stamps have long been divided into periods of time at included ose from e early 1890's to about 1900, 1900 to about 1945, 1945 to 1965, and 1965 to 1977. is KA-BAR Fighting / Utility Knife celebrates KA-BAR's 120 year milestone wi a special Victorian era style anniversary logo etch and a KA-BAR / USN tang stamp. e KA-BAR 120 Anniversary Commemorative features a 7.0 95 Cro-Van steel clip point fixed blade wi a swedged tip, a fuller and a non reflective black finish. Apr 30, · e ines made e Kabar famous, so e name Kabar stuck for all of em. If Camillus had made e first USMC versions, it's possible at e knives could have been called a Camillus. be. Sounds wimpier an Kabar ough. Camillus and Kabar made a whole lot of USN MK2s and USMC 1219C2s during 1943 - 1945. 17, · e o ers at I've seen have e later arched tang stamp. Two o er bidders ided at e knife was wor at least 4X more an what I ought e knife was wor to me, so one of em has it. ere are many variables to take into consideration and a general genealogy of dating can be made wi k 1 knives. To make ings more simple. is KA-BAR Fighting / Utility Knife celebrates KA-BAR's 120 year milestone wi a special Victorian era style anniversary logo etch and a KA-BAR / US Army tang stamp. e KA-BAR 120 Anniversary Commemorative features a 7.0 95 Cro-Van steel clip point fixed blade wi a swedged tip, a fuller and a non reflective black finish. Imperial Tang Stamp Chart (www.bladeforums.com) Old Imperial Tang Stamps (AAPK-All About Pocket Knives) Kershaw. Kershaw kings on 50 (www.bladeforums.com) Puma. Puma Knives (www.knives.com) Puma Knives Dating (Puma Knife Man) Queen. Queen Cutlery Tang Stamps (www.iknifecollector.com) Queen City Tang Stamp (Terry Truett’s Photobucket). 20, - is Pin was discovered by Lan Le. Discover (and save!) your own Pins on Pinterest. Apr 12, · Dating e American Imperial knives produced between 1916 and 1988 is relatively simple. After 1988, e Imperial tang stamps were discontinued and replaced by e Schrade name. Open e main blade of e pocket knife completely, and take note of e stamping ked at e base of e blade where it connects wi e handle. 16, · Union Cutlery Co. made approximately 1 million USMC-stamped KA-BAR knives for distribution in e Sou Pacific. e k 2 was made available to combat soldiers in 1943. It was 12 inches long wi a 7-inch blade. e handle was stacked lea er, generally grooved. It was held in place wi a steel washer pinned to e tang. Apr 15, · LAST collector's Knife Year 2005, 30 Anniversary Commemortive as is is year Kabar ended e collector's club. is is 1 of 1 a USMC Gun-Blued blade wi gold and silver leafing wi e 4 names of e company as it started and changed hands over e years. KA-BAR - DOGS HEAD SAMBAR STAG - 1983 TKCA - FOLDING HUNTER POCKET KNIFE - OLEAN. Pre-Owned. Kabar knife/ Rare Boot Hill Tang Stamp/Vintage Club Model/Red Stag/No Case. Brand New. $397.00. or Best Offer +$.79 shipping. Number of bids and bid amounts be slightly out of date. See each listing for international shipping options. Get e best deals on KA-BAR Collectible Vintage Fixed Blade Knives when you shop e largest online selection at eBay.com. Free shipping on Vintage Near Mint Plus KA-BAR Genuine Stag Rifle Knife USA Made W/ Shea No Box. $145.00. or Best Offer. FAST 'N FREE Tang. see all. Full. Hidden. Brand. see all. KA-BAR Filter Applied. Blade Edge. e most famous fixed blade knife in e World - e KA-BAR - was designed to serve our troops during World II. Lea er shea wi embossed Eagle, Globe & Anchor and USMC included. Overall leng, including shea, is 12 1/4.Blade Leng: 7, Overall leng 11 7/8Handle material: Lea erButt cap: Pwdrd MetalGuard: 95 CarbonLea er shea includedKnife - Made in USAPLEASE NOTE:Must. is KA-BAR Fighting / Utility Knife celebrates KA-BAR's 120 year milestone wi a special Victorian era style anniversary logo etch and a KA-BAR / USMC tang stamp. e KA-BAR 120 Anniversary Commemorative features a 7.0 95 Cro-Van steel clip point fixed blade wi a swedged tip, a fuller and a non reflective black finish. 1952 - e Fighting Knife - Randall Made Knives 1952 - Popular Mechanics - Custom Make Your Hunting Knife 1953 - True, e Men's Magazine - How Do You Make A Perfect Knife? Total Number of Knives: 1 Tang Stamps: KABAR 30 USA Closed Leng: 4 1/8 inches Pattern: 2 blade trapper Condition: very good Damage: none Age: unknown Country of Origin: USA Handles: delrin Blade Wear: some scratching from use and sharpening. also e second blade has some light tarnish on it Blade Etch and Shield: Kabar shield Collectability Rating: **** Additional Info: good snap on bo.