Producer: Unknown
Type: Screw in
DOM: 1940
Total length: 12 1/4 inches (310 mm)
Blade: 6 3/4 inches (170mm) Stainless steel one side sharp one side safe
Inscription: None
Sheath: Alloy
Handle: Tropical hardwood
Remarks: A rare survivor of WW2 as after the War it was a condition that all blades of knifes exceeding 4 inches (100mm) were to be cropped or destroyed hence very few of these Japanese knives survived. Japan was the country which pioneered the development of the stainless steel knife blade.


Producer: Toa Diving Equipment
Type: Push in
DOM: 1970 ( Estimated )
Total length: 12 1/2 inches
Blade: 7 1/2 inches 1 side sharp 1 side saw tooth
Inscription: TOA STAINLESS STEELon blade -TOA DIVING EQUIPMENT on sheath
Sheath: Aluminum
Handle: Rubber
Remarks: Leather Belt loop