The design of the bolo knife is tried-and-tested. Originating in the Philippines and characterized by a broad, leaf-shaped blade that’s narrow at the hilt and broader at the tip, the bolo design has been adopted by armed forces across the world. The most iconic of these designs is undoubtedly the US Model 1917 Bolo Knife, issued to American troops during the First and Second World Wars. Such was the reliability of the Model 17 that it served as the sole weapon that American soldier William Henry Johnson used to repel a German raid on his unit’s position, earning him (and his Bolo Knife) international fame. Our updated take on this classic Bolo Knife features high carbon steel with full tang construction sandwiched between two close-grained wooden grips and secured with sturdy bolts, and an authentically styled canvas-covered scabbard with brass throat hanger and stitched belt loop. Measuring 15 inches from sharpened tip to darkened steel pommel, this handsome-looking reproduction comes sharpened and ready for battle!
- Blade features a factory edge that can be sharpened later
- Features a darkened, sleek and tactical look
- Grip has full tang integration
- Includes a standard fit belt sheath
- Blade is made of high carbon steel
- Handle is made of wood
- Overall Length: 15 Inches
- Blade Length: 10.5 Inches
- Overall Weight: 1 lb. 6 oz.