70's Jet Aer G 96 Boot Knife Model 7003 – Seki, Japan
Lightweight grooved black composite handle with plastic and aluminum spacers. Satin finished stainless steel double edge dagger blade. Tang stamped JET-AER CORP. PATTERSON N.J. - G-96 NO. 7003 MADE IN JAPAN. Aluminum double guard and pommel. Comes with quality G 96 leather boot clip sheath. The knives were made in Seki, Japan.
Knife is used with box and warranty card, and has scratches at the tip on both sides. May also have handling marks, judge from the photos. The box has a Canfields label on it for $29.99. Canfields was a large Omaha, Nebraska Sporting Goods dealer from 1946-2017.
- • Blade Material: Stainless Steel
- • Handle Material: Black Composite
- • Blade Length: 4-7/8
- • Overall Length: 8-3/4
- • Weight: 4.2 oz
Jet-Aer Corp. of Patterson, NJ started selling knives in 1973 till the mid-80s taking classic knife designs manufactured by companies like Buck and Gerber and having them produced in Seki, Japan and advertising them for sale in Sporting Magazines. Made in Seki, Japan they are a quality knife. Jet-Aer still produce fluids for the aviation industry.
Additional; 70's US Imports: Seki, Japan