Appears to be unused and it had been sitting idle for more than 30 years in the garage, it has some discoloration on the handle. The blade looks like new. Model: Explorer 21-298 Boot knife -- This knife is very similar to the larger A. Russell Sting, also produced around the same era. Made in Seki, Japan circa 1980s -- Overall Length: 8" -- Blade: 4" long 440 stainless; original factory edge; Japan marking may be stamped or etched.
Handle: Ebony wood and Nickel Silver guard. Please check out the series of photo for detail cosmetics condition! You will be getting exactly what you see in those photos. Please take a look at my other items for sale.
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If you have concerns, please contact me first before leaving feedback, you will find me to be very workable. The item "EXPLORER Vintage 21-298 Large Stainless Fixed Blade Dagger Boot Knife Seki Japan" is in sale since Wednesday, September 5, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Folding Knives\Modern Folding Knives\Factory Manufactured". The seller is "jenn_m2" and is located in Cedar Grove, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States.