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An uncle gave this KA-BAR to my Dad in 1945. Dad carried it daily until about 2000, and he gave it to me in 2003 or 2004. I know nothing about it. Is it rare/common? Is it valuable/cheap? (I don't want to sell it because it was Dad's, and I will pass it on some day.)
Any information/insight will be appreciated.
What you have here is an old Ka Bar 2 blade whittler or pen knife, is there a pattern number on it? It appears to be a jigged bone handle but hard to tell in a picture. The tang stamp may give you the range of years for the pattern. Try looking here https://officialkabar.wordpress.com/historical-information/ka-bar-t...
for that information. If the tang stamp is work try the old paper over it and rub a pencil on it, you may be able to see it better in a rubbing.
Let us know what else you figure out or it or you have any more questions on it please :)