The KA-BAR brand originated as a trademark of the Tidioute Cutlery Company. Tidioute was later taken over & renamed the Union Cutlery Company which continued making the brand until Union eventually adopted it as the company name in 1952. Cutco Corporation later acquired the company in 1996.
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Heres recent kabar stag stockman ,I believe its from the 60s or 70s.I think its from the 70s.Great stag.tankman
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Wow, that's a real looker. Love the stag.
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That is a nice one.
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yes, i'd say form the 60's to early 70's/ i think in the mid- late 70's they started stamping their pattern numbers on the tang and changed the Kabar to KA-
To think, all this time, only GEC realized it's an eye sore to put shields on stag, not mention not cost effective. I like that Kabar lots! Size?