Gerber mark 1 knife dating
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Dave The highest obligation and privilege of citizenship is that of bearing arms.
First introduced in 1966, this combat knife has stood the test of time.
I traded the knife to a French Foreign Legion soldier for his Cape Blanc and have missed the knife ever since.
Just bought a new one and it just feels right being back in my kit.
I had taken this knife beyond the call of duty, even in salt water. after seeing the serial number I just had to look it up. Worn and scratched, but still a sharp, functioning blade. I absolutely love this knife but I was just informed that it is illegal to carry or transfer in California because it is concidered an assault dagger. Because I've taken it everywhere since I bought it. Definitely a piece that stands out during a photoshoot.
I bought one of these in 1971 and used it as a jump knife. I actually used the serrated part to cut through a bolt! 47 years old and here it is attached to the front of my kit in Baghdad, Iraq. Great tactical knife when I'm not running amok as The Winter Soldier.Four years ago I gave it to a young Marine who was being deployed to Afghanistan. Feels good to have something so classic and old school among all these super tactical tanto folding hacksaws everyone seems to be buying these days. The serrations are great for cutting small branches and sandbags as well as rope and 550 cord. Perfect for hunting, or as a self defense weapon when I am out in BFE in the middle of the sticks alone.My father purchased the Mark I for me in May, 1967, serial number 1036 for . It is my primary fighting knife on my plate carrier. I carried this knife through Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom.Specifically designed for combat applications, the black oxide coated 420HC blade is double serrated.A die cast aluminum handle and and well-placed bolsters give secure grip.In that time I seen many changes it gear, but the knife stayed the same. Had to use it twice for what it was made for and was happy to have it.