Vtg Tak Fukuta Seki Japan AUS-6A Fairbairn Sykes Commando Combat Dagger Knife. This is a vintage model 1202 combat dagger made in Seki Japan by Tak Fukuta in the early 1980s.
This is the same knife Fukuta made for the Parker Combat Series daggers, and is marked Seki Japan (this one is not marked Parker). This a dagger features a chrome metal handle and AUS-6A stainless steel blade. Knife is excellent with some light scuffs, needs sharpened (edge is a bit rough, but comparing it to the others we have it looks like this one was never sharpened at the factory). Tak Fukuta was the first Japanese member of the American Knife Maker's Guild, and apprentice to Bob Loveless.
He hand crafted fine quality knives that impressed his mentor. Over the years, his factory in Seki, Japan also produced knives for Parker, Valor, Gutmann, Explorer, Frost, and Browning among others. After his passing, several vintage old stock models were found at his warehouse. This knife is one of these rare finds. The item "Vtg Tak Fukuta Seki Japan AUS-6A Fairbairn Sykes Commando Combat Dagger Knife" is in sale since Saturday, April 24, 2021.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Fixed Blade Knives\Modern Fixed Blade\Factory Manufactured". The seller is "ovbismarck" and is located in Palo Alto, California. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, Bahamas, Uruguay.