70's Bianchi 855 Nighthawk Survival Knife #3457
Bianchi 855 Nighthawk #3457
The Nighthawk 855 fixed blade from Bianchi features a spear point mirror polished blade with serrated and sharpened top edge. 3/16" blade stock and 1 3/8" blade depth, hidden tang construction. The handle has a brass S-Guard, black composite handle that is hollow, and a removable brass butt cap. Comes with brown leather sheath.
This is a premium quality military grade 1970's vintage survival, fighting, and hunting knife made by Carl Schlieper/Eye Brand, Solingen, Germany with the original leather sheath, marked on the knife: BIANCHI - SOLINGEN GERMANY - STAINLESS - and marked on the sheath: BIANCHI #855 - "NIGHTHAWK" - and showing a Star logo on both. This classic survival knife has a hard black composition handle with knurled brass pommel that unscrews for hollow handle storage, and a razor-sharp spear point top serrated edge and bottom plain edge, 440C high carbon stainless steel blade with a mirror finish. This knife is in excellent condition the only mark is from the keeper strap brass rivet rubbing on the blade. Knife is numbered 3457.
The blade, tip and saw appear unused. You judge from the photos. Deluxe leather sheath includes original sharpening stone and overall is in excellent condition also with light storage wear. Please zoom in on all pictures for details. This knife measures 10 1/2" with a 5 7/8" blade and in the sheath the weight is 1 lb. 3 oz.
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