This is the Limited Edition, 2016 Knife of the Year, 983A dagger from Hattori Knives in Seki Japan. Hattori, who produces very fine handmade knives, creates a Knife of the Year, every year. This year's model is extra special. Double edged knives were recently outlawed for sale in Japan. Hattori used to made a 983A (small) and a 983B (large) dagger/boot knife. These were double edged. When the law came into effect, the production of these knives ceased. Well, Ichiro Hattori recently found 110 knife blanks of the 983A in their warehouse. He thought they would made a tremendous Knife of the Year. He was right! These were made solely for sales/shipping out of Japan. With only 110 made, these are super, high value collectibles. Especially since there will never be any more made.
The 983A is 7-1/4" in overall length and has a . 3-3/4" AUS-8 stainless steel blade. The double-edged dagger blade is dagger ground with blood grooves on both sides. It features tapered Full tang construction. The solid, polished nickel silver bolsters head up the contoured handle which is made from genuine Ebony wood. This knife comes with a very high quality black leather booth sheath with steel boot clip and heavy duty snap retainer. Each knife is idividually serial numbered and comes in a wooden presentation box.
The Hattori 983A is the knife to buy. Whether it is because of the sensational look, handmade quality, or investment value, you don't want to miss the boat on this one. Quantity is VERY LIMITED! Knife Command continues to bring you great knives. Get yours today at KnifeCommand.com.