Boker A F
The Boker A F is Col. Rex Applegate's modern, improved version of the WWII British commando knife.
The knife pictured above is the Desert version.
The standard blade is premium 440C, and a damascus blade is available on a commemorative version of the A F.
The standard blade length is 6", and a shorter boot version of this Boker knife is also available.
The handle is nearly indestructable glass reinforced polyamide, with weights fitted inside that can be
moved to adjust the balance of the knife for personal preference.
There is a solid brass finger guard, and the knives are serial numbered.
Overall length of the knife is 10 3/4", weight is 9.3 oz.
There are four variations of the standard full sized Boker A F:
The Combat Model has both edges sharp, and is available with a saw-tooth blade in a Kydex sheath, or a smooth blade in a Cordura sheath.
The Utility Model has one sharp edge, and is also is available with a saw-tooth blade in a Kydex sheath, or a smooth blade in a Cordura sheath.
The A F is fully capable of handling the arduous field duty of military operations, or any other type of outdoor adventure.
Take a close look at the A F at your favorite knife shop.
Evaluate the craftsmanship and balance of this German knife, the shape of the grip, and the durability of the sheath, and see if it wouldn't be a welcome addition to your field gear.
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