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. Bianchi (known for quality leather handgun holsters) manufactured the impressive leather sheath for this knife.
This classic survival knife came with 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 great condition overall, The blade shows sharpening scratches , not excessive use but it is used. The spear point shows minimal wear, lines up well. You judge from the photos. Deluxe leather sheath includes original sharpening stone and overall shows some carry marks but is good and tight. There are marks on the pommel from use. This knife measures 10 1/2" with a 5 7/8" blade and in the sheath the weight is 1 lb. 3 oz. It is a reassuring package when you carry it and one of the finest survival knives ever produced. This knife is # 417 in production.