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MACVSOG and 5th Group in Vietnam -in the 1960s-arranged for the manufacture of these knives,
which roughly resemble a Randall All Purpose Fighting Knife (Model 1).
These knives came with a black leather sheath, stacked leather-finger grooved- handles.
drilled pommel with leather or parachute cord attached. Most
blade lengths were 6 or 6.5 inches. There were two types, and both had
dark blue black /semi-parkerized finish on carbon steel blades. The original SOG knife used brass pommel
and hilt. The 5th SF Group versions were almost identical except aluminum hilt/pommel and they had the small Special Forces crest
and 5th Special Forces Group(Abn) Vietnam-- engraved on the blade.

Should you know of one or either of these knives, please contact the OP.

Lt Col R Marriott
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I used to have one of the Reproductions that SOG had made by Seki in Japan. They bring big $$$ nowadays.

Like this one:

https://fitzwillies.com/sog-recon-bowie-seki-japan/


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I take it you did not find anyone to manufacture a current run of these.

They are cool.
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Try bladeforums.

Someone there may be of help.


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Rare as hens teeth. Good Luck with your search Sir. A friend of mine passed away a couple of years ago. He was with the 5th Special Forces, 1st Special Forces Group 1965-1970. MACVSOG 1968-69. I asked his wife if she still had his knife from when he was with MACVSOG in Viet Nam. She told me that she gave it to a guy that came over to fix her water pump. She had no idea of the significance or value of the knife. She tried to recover it but was unsuccessful.

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I got one of those Ek MACVSOG knives they made way back when.

Thing is cool as schit. Tiger stripe for the win.


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