The KA-BAR 1217 Straight Edge Full Size USMC Knife was designed to serve our troops during WW II and is still doing its job, with honors, more than 70 Years later. The KA-BAR Knife features a gold-plated brass guard and pommel. Made with tough 1095 Cro-van steel, the blade of this knife is durable and sharp. Durable, rugged, and strong. This leather sheath won’t break like its plastic counterparts. Not only does it feel and look good, this sheath will keep the blade of your KA-BAR knife protected and sharp.