WW2 Engineers Knife KA-BAR

Discussion in 'KA-BAR Knives' started by North Shore, Dec 14, 2017.

  1. North Shore

    North Shore Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 28, 2016
    Does anyone know about the fiber handled WW2 engineers knives? I can only find specs for the jigged bone variants. I have seen a picture of a Case knife with fiber handles. Any way to know if mine are legitimate military issue or civilian? I have two that are different sizes, one has a hot stamp "Engineer's" on it. KA-BAR engineer1.jpg
    KA-BAR engineer.jpg
    KA-BAR engineers.jpg
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  2. Roamad


    Feb 1, 2016
    Never seen these but I love 'em!
  3. gunsil

    gunsil Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 9, 2013
    I do not think they are military knives. KA-BAR made millions of fixed blade knives for the military during WW2 but I do not believe they made any military issue folding knives other than some TL 29s. They did make a bone folder with a sheeps foot main blade and a U.S. shield but these were PX knives and not military issue knives.
  4. North Shore

    North Shore Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 28, 2016
    I wonder why the one is stamped Engineer's. Very thick brass liner stock, spacers and blade stops.
  5. BRL


    Apr 27, 2011
    Sign me up for a reissue of the smaller ones
  6. Batleship


    May 6, 2017
    Those are great

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