Valor Model 407 Commando/Boot knife
This is an excellent Valor Commando style knife made by *Tak Fukuta of Seki, Japan many years ago - a very sturdy knife!
Condition: New old stock with box, you judge from pictures.
- Made in Seki, Japan circa 1970s-1980s
- Overall Length: 9"
- Blade: 5" long 440C stainless
- Handle: Stacked leather with stainless guard and butt
- This comes with a factory heavy duty leather sheath with boot clip.
Valor’s copy of the Gerber Mark I dagger, the leather handled 407 were adopted as official knives of two separate US Army Special Forces units.
*In 1978 Takeo Fukuta was recognized by Robert Wald “Bob” Loveless, known as the “god of knives” in the United States, with whom he began an apprenticeship. The same year, he was the first Japanese person to be accepted into the American Knife Guild for his high-quality work the “Loveless folding knife. Over the years, Takeo Fukuta' s factory in Seki, Japan also produced knives for Parker, Valor, Gutmann, Sharp, Explorer, Frost, and Browning among others.
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