Your Ka-Bar key weighs in at a heafty solid 2.5 oz. The handle is about 2 inches long and made from solid metal. It has a satin silver finish. Made just like the real thing. This one gets the salute of approval.

 The KA-Bar knife
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. All that was legible was "k a bar". In 1942, soon after the United States' entry into World War II, American troops experienced the problematic nature of the M1917/1918 auto rifle and Mark
I trench knives that they were issued initially and, realizing the need for knives suited to trench warfare, a design was chosen from a catalog of hunting gear. The Marines bought many different knives and designs during World War II, but it was the KA-BAR fighting knife that was most common and popular. Soon after its introduction in the mid-1920's, the KA-BAR knife became widely known and respected. There have been many versions of the KA-BAR knife, millions were made during World War II  The knife was inexpensive, easy to replace, and adequate for most tasks. Various forms of this knife are still very popular with hunters, fishermen, hikers, outdoorsmen, and all of the U.S. military.   



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