2010 NKCA Youth Knife

MANUFACTURER: Keen Kutter, made by Bear & Son Cutlery
PATTERN: Lockback 05 Pattern
CLOSED LENGTH: 3 3/4 Inches
BLADE MATERIAL: High Carbon Stainless Steel
BLADE ETCH: "2010 NKCA Youth Knife 1 of 400" *
BLADE TANG STAMP: "USA Keen Kutter 2006"
HANDLE MATERIAL: Carmel Jigged Bone
SHIELD: Round NKCA Shield
FEATURES: Nickel Silver Slanted Bolsters and Pins, Brass Liners, Hollow Grind Blade
PACKAGING: Supplied in Keen Kutter Metal Can
SERIALIZED: Right Front Bolster
QUANTITY PRODUCED: 350 **
ORIGINAL SELLING PRICE: $54.95

* The first 75 knives made were etched with the wrong year on the blade, reading "2009 NKCA Youth Knife". These first 75 knives came with a certification explaining the mistake.

** Although the blade reads 1 of 400, The actual quantity created for the 2010 Youth Knife was 350 pieces.


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Front side handle and blade, (photo taken in natural sunlight).
2010 NKCA Youth Knife, Bear & Son Lockback

Rear side handle and blade.
2010 NKCA Youth Knife, Bear & Son Lockback

Front side tang stamp.
2010 NKCA Youth Knife, Bear & Son Lockback

Blade etching.
2010 NKCA Youth Knife, Bear & Son Lockback

Round NKCA Shield.
2010 NKCA Youth Knife, Bear & Son Lockback

Right side front bolster engraved serial number.
2010 NKCA Youth Knife, Bear & Son Lockback

Keen Kutter metal can.
2010 NKCA Youth Knife, Bear & Son Lockback