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.
I recently mortgaged the house for this. Once it got in my hand I was glad I did, don't see these very often. Especially one that appears to be untouched. Blades have some small pitting but wow, I love it.
You just don't find that knife in that condition, Just a super piece,,,Good quality pieces come with a price... You will get more money next month. But those type of pieces don't come around every month. You did good Tom