THE 1ST MARINE DIVISION KA-BAR/EK 
TO PERPETUATE, IN TANGIBLE FORM,  
THE MEMORY OF YOU AS A U.S. MARINE. 

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Limited Edition of Only 200.  
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A BATTLE-WORTHY FIGHTING KNIFE – in case you need to defend your home, family or self.
Authorized by the 1st Marine Division Association. Fundraiser: A portion of the Proceeds to the 1stMarDivAssn. 
 
The Knife: KA-BAR/Ek Model 45 Bowie. “Battle-Proven in Six Wars,” from World War II to today. A genuine KA-BAR, made in Olean, N.Y., U.S.A. 
 
• Inscriptions: Our Battle Honors Engraved on Blade: 

                                                 1ST  
                                     MARINE DIVISION 
  
WORLD WAR II NORTH CHINA KOREA VIETNAM KUWAIT SOMALIA AFGHANISTAN IRAQ 

 

• Crossguard: Steel; Military Parkerized; “S”-type; 2 ¼”. 
 
• Knife Grips: Ek ergonomically Scalloped Grips,  
textured for maximum purchase; Black;  
Fracture-resistant, Glass-Filled Nylon. Breakproof; impervious to the elements. 
 
 • Grip Fasteners: Ek “X-Head” Fasteners; Custom-machined, lathe-turned Steel; Military Parkerized; ½” O.D. For maximum “heft” and grip weight, so knife falls into your hand, not out of it! 
 
• Knife Overall Length: 12 7/8”. 
 
• Extended Butt: Handy in close-quarter battle and in the field. 
 
 • Blade Steel Type: KA-BAR’s High Carbon 1095 Cro-Van Steel. 
    • Blade Type: Fighting Bowie 
    • Finish: Military Parkerized  
    • Sharpness: Razor Sharp! 
    • Blade Length: 7” 
    •  Full-Length, Full-Width, Full-Thickness Tang, for Maximum Strength 
 
• “Gold Braid” Lanyard/Wrist Strap is presentation grade and features a gold-braid tassel/finial, further identifying this as a non-standard, significant, presentation piece/family heirloom.  
 
• Knife Serial No: Each Limited Edition Serial No. is deeply embossed on a Solid Brass Disc, reminiscent of early U.S.M.C. Identification Discs (“Dog Tags”), and affixed through the Lanyard/Wrist Strap. Each Serial No. is also inscribed on the accompanying Certificate of Authenticity 

 
Sheath (included), designed and made by KA-BAR.
• Sheath: Celcon® Sheath; Black; with web gear belt loop and hilt snap strap; puncture-resistant polymer body, which self-locks the knife in place; lash-down points; made by KA-BAR.
KNIFE: KA-BAR/EK BOWIE WITH SHEATH: PRICE ONLY $229.
Optional Display Case shown below
* Allow six to eight weeks for delivery.

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