SOG Agency AG-02 Black TiNi
The Agency follows a SOG tradition of recreating and modernizing historic classics. This unique knife was shrouded in secrecy and originally created for special CIA operatives in the early days of the Vietnam War. It was designed for clandestine and counter insurgency teams who lived in the jungle for months at a time and saw vicious close quarter combat. Never before reproduced, the beautiful flowing lines of blade and handle have been retained. We vastly improved the construction and quality with modern materials like flawless stain finish and epoxy filled leather washers that were unknown at that time. An exquisite design of the highest caliber, the SOG Agency captures the mystique of a positively unique fixed blade. First 1000 pieces are numbered collectibles.
Blade Length: 7.5 in. x .150 in.
Overall length: 12.675 in.
Blade Steel: AUS-8 Stainless Steel
Blade hardness: Rc. 57-58
Blade Finish; Hardcased Black TiNi
Weight: 9.6 oz.
Carry System: Leather sheath w/ sharpening stone
Handle Material: Epoxied leather washers
Knife Type: Fixed Blade
Country of Origin: Taiwan
AG-02 (Black TiNi)
"Information taken from: http://www.sogknivescollectors.com"
I picked up an order of SOG Agency knives in 2009 at the SOG headquarters in Lynnwood, WA and this knife was included. I was doing knife shows at the time and set this aside for my personal collection. It has remained on a shelf untouched. The knife, box and cardboard blade protector all identify it as #840 of 1,000 as well the certificate from Spencer Frazer CEO of SOG. The sheath has a few loose stitches at the point, but I left them alone. Knife and box are in excellent condition.