Handle is made from carved wood. Shape blade is very sharp. Over all length sheathed: Approx 26 long. Blade: a little shy 18" long and 1 1/2" Wide. Please use the pictures as part of the description and ask any questions you may have.
During his tenure, he held several positions, including Case Officer, Regional Officer in Charge, Deputy Chief of Station, and Chief of Station. He served in numerous countries: Japan, Thailand, India, Nepal, Vietnam, Peru, Burma, and Laos. He was one of the early and few paramilitary trainers who trained many foreigners for a variety of operations.
These operations took place in many different countries, and this was a piece he collected. Sorry, there is no paperwork on the provenance. We are human, but we do our best to point out any flaws, etc. We will point out anynoticed flaws in description, but please check pictures carefully.Items are often from estates, so they may need cleaning, dusting, etc. We are a pet friendly home and non-smoking. However, please remember lots of these items are rescued from estate or rummage sales, so we can't guarantee what environment they previously lived in. Due to the many variations in monitors, browsers, phones, lighting, etc, colors may appear different on different devices. Devices are not all calibrated equally, and color reproduction on the internet is not precise, so a color may appear a bit differently than how it appears online and in person. I have made my best effort to correctly identify and / or describe the color. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask!! If you love the item, but not the price, send us an offer. UGLY PACKAGING WARNING: We love our planet and trees. That's why we reuse packing material whenever possible.
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