Blade looks handmade, but definitely not Japanese. Blade shape is that of an "americanized" tanto which was only introduced to the US in the 1980's so can't be that "vintage". That butt cap and nut really looks home-made.
add: I think I've even seen HI make a similar tanto offering before.
Originally Posted by Bastid
-Convincing knuckleheads that the real key tool lies between the ears in creativity, application of common sense, adaptation and thinking out of the box might just be a losing battle.