7/23/17 - This is an original WW2 issued US Marine Corps KA-BAR fighting knife. These iconic knives were used throughout WW2 and Vietnam for multiple uitility and combat reasons. This blade is in excellent, original condition with strong stamps USMC and KA-BAR on the reverse side. The handle is leather and in great condition. The leather scabbard is excellent as well, but has "A.W. FRIZELL" ink stamped a few times on the back side. The stitching is original and excellent.