This is a scarce knife made by Tak Fukuta in Seki, Japan for Rigid circa 1980s-1990s. It features a wood handle with nickel silver guard and 7.125 AUS-8 stainless steel blade. Measures 12.125 long overall. Tak Fukuta was the first Japanese member of the American Kife Maker's Guild, and apprentice to Bob Loveless. He hand crafted fine quality knives that impressed his mentor.
Over the years, his factory in Seki, Japan also produced knives for Parker, Valor, Gutmann, Explorer, Frost, and Browning among others. After his passing, several vintage old stock models were found at his warehouse. This knife is one of these rare finds. Folder Closed, or Fixed Overall Length: 12.125.
Blade: 7.125 long, AUS-8. Based in Post Falls, Idaho, we offer new and used knives as well as specializing in obtaining rare cutlery direct from Seki, Japan.
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The item "Vtg Rigid Seki Japan Tak Fukuta Bear Track Bowie AUS-8 Fixed Blade Hunting Knife" is in sale since Monday, June 28, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Fixed Blade Knives\Modern Fixed Blade\Factory Manufactured". The seller is "eprague" and is located in Post Falls, Idaho. This item can be shipped worldwide.