Recon Bowie (Damascus) SOG Knives Collectors' Review/Take: Like the SCUBA/Demo (Damascus), this knife is indeed a very, very rare knife to have. It was designed for SOG's clandestine crossborder Recon team which experienced vicious, closequarter combat. The other Vietnam replica knife is known as the "Recon Bowie" by SOG with a distinctive banana-shaped 7-inch blade. The 6" SOG "Bowie" was made by many different makers and that is one of the reasons to why. It was designed for SOG’s clandestine cross-border Recon team which experienced vicious, close-quarter combat. Pre-Owned. MSRP: $389.95 Was: $389.95 Our Price: $292.46. Discussion in 'SOG Specialty Knives' started by Crayola, Oct 13, 2000. A prototype was unveiled by SOG at the SHOT Show 2001. Must be at least 18 to bid. SOG Knives Collectors' S1 Bowie Original Review: The S1 Bowie is the flagship model of SOG Specialty Knives Inc, the first knife design to roll off their production line. 21 watchers. The article was written by Ben Baker, was published in Tactical Knives, Fall 1991. The original Recon was the first knife developed and procured by SOG personnel in the Vietnam War. MACV-SOG Recondo Bowie Thuyla Burl - #1. Reproduce the original SOG Bowie knife and pay tribute to the unit that created it. The SOG Recon Bowie 2.0 model SRB01 was designed after the original Recon Bowie from the Vietnam war. From Japan. SOG Fixed Blade Knives Since 1986 SOG has been creating the strongest, most innovative multi-tools and knives on the market. SOG SRB01 Recon Bowie 2.0 $ 152.99. In the 1980s a company named SOG Specialty Knives manufactured a knife very similar to the original SOG knife in Seki City, Japan and marked it with the US Army Special Forces Crest., and named it the "S1 Bowie". Description SOGSRB01L: SRB01-L Recon Bowie 2.0 SOG Knives The original Recon was the first knife developed and procured by SOG personnel in the Vietnam War. We have taken this highly collectable classic design and updated with it with modern materials like stainless steel, rubber handles and black TiNi coating. As a top-notch working knife, it benefits from hard cased black TiNi coatings and AUS-8 steel. This knife Termed as the 'Agency', the sleekness of this knife is reminescent of the SOG Recon Bowie, and some may say the Randall Model #1 knife too, a well as the Blackjack knife. I originally said, "No," because I did not have a scanner?That has now changed. the guards, spine patterns, ricassos, etc., can be different from knife to knife. Manufactured by SOG, based in Seattle, WA, this blade is the next in a line of incredible knives. Vintage Sog Recon Bowie Knife Seki-japan Knife Outdoor Camp From Japan Used Rare. I couldn't say for sure if SOG ever put a sharpening stone pocket on the sheath, mine doesn't have one. SOG Recon Bowie - SBR80. This auction is for a premium quality rare and unused 1990's vintage Vietnam inspired Special Operations Unit reconnaissance fighting knife with the original leather sheath, marked on the knife: SOG - SEKI JAPAN - and marked on the sheath: SOG - LYNWOOD, WA. I own a Ka-Bar D2 Extreme, the Fallkniven A1, and the SOG Satin Tech Bowie. SOG also contracted with Kinryu Co. Ltd of Seki Japan to manufacture the Recon Bowie and the Scuba Demo until 2007. Wartime Recon - $449.99. There are several other variants: SOG Trident with a bright blade and micarta handle, Tech Bowie with kraton handle and kydex sheath, all available with various types of finish. 30 years later, SOG knives are carried with confidence into the most demanding situations around the world. The SOG Bowie 2.0 has combined the traditional SOG Bowie with modern technology and materials. SOG Knives Collectors’ Recon Bowie (Damascus) Review: Like the SCUBA/Demo (Damascus), this knife is indeed a very, very rare knife to have.A prototype was unveiled by SOG at the SHOT Show 2001. This type of knife was actually the first to go into service in Vietnam. SOG RECON BOWIE SBR-80. They dont get any cleaner than this knife. This massive, strong and heavy knife (340g without the sheath) is the best universal solution you can find. The original SOG Bowie that founded our company was based on a knife used by the Studies and Observations Group of the US Special Forces and other elite soldiers in the Vietnam War. Teams carried enough weapons, food and water to get them through a 5-day recon mission. Sog Assisted Knife, Sog Seal Knife In Collectible Vintage Factory Manufactured Fixed Blade Knives, Sog Vulcan, Sog Micron, Sog Twitch Xl, Draw Knife, Obsidian Knife, Custom & Handmade Bowie Knifes, SOG Collectible Knives, Swords, Blades, Armors & Accessories, Stockman Knife It was designed for SOG’s clandestine cross-border Recon team which experienced vicious, close-quarter combat. or Best Offer +$7.00 shipping. SOG builds their knives with spec ops personnel in mind so you can be sure that this bowie knife get's the job done. Purchased from a retired Army Ranger Lt. Col. who served two tours in Vietnam. Modern version of the recon 7 model looks even better. The 7" AUS-8 stainless steel blade is some of the most durable on the market. Free returns. Orders were taken and 20 were made - all were presold; none made it to the brick and mortar shops or the SOG catalog even. One cannot escape the beauty of its gun-blued polished blade, coupled with its leather washer handles, gleaming brass guard and butt. Pre-Owned. 1 SOG Recon Bowie 2.0 reviews. 0 bids. Elongated grind lines abound on the SOG Recon Bowie’s flat ground blade. It is the most elegant knife of all the Seki Japan SOGs. From Japan. Vintage Sog - $652.04. or Best Offer The longer model was the SOG 7" Recon and the shorter more common one is 6" SOG Bowie. Sog Recon Bowie Seki Japan. SOG Recon Bowie: The original Recon was the first knife developed and procured by SOG personnel in the Vietnam War. $672.00. ...This is a great blade, I did not think I would like the design till I got it in my hands. SMKW carries a large selection of SOG folding knives, fixed blade knives, multi … The S1, SOG Bowie (the 6" model in this article) Pre-Owned. Orders were taken and 20 were made – all were presold; none made it to the brick and mortar shops or the SOG … Out of Stock. Watch; Rare SOG Tomcat EDM WA Specialty Knife. Wartime Recon Team Alaska Patch, Mac V Sog, Special Forces. If it was one to use, it would be the A1. SOG made a version with an Aus8 stainless steel blade and black micarta handle in commemoration of the U.S. Navy SEALs, known as the "SOG S2 Trident". Though similar in design and dimensions, the steel used on both knives was different as trying to apply a gun-blue finish on stainless steel (the Government's) was not possible. The favorite SOG firearm was the automatic CAR-15, a modified M-16 with a stock that expanded or contracted 1. Listed as "used", only because I am not the original owner. It is modelled after the exact knife that the brave men of MACVSOG used while in Vietnam for covert recon operations. Sog Recon - $475.00. The Recon Bowie one of my most-favorite of SOG knives, and IMHO the best-looking too. So, I just recently got a SOG recon bowie 2.0, and I have to say it's the coolest fixed-blade knife I've ever owned -- it's kind of amazing how the history, balance, grip, lines, and finish conspire to make you to pick it up again and again and again. None of these knives, however, are currently used by any branch of the US Military in an official capacity. Incredible edge-holding, even if I don't touch it for 6 months it just won't lose the razor edge. If I had to choose one for looks it would be the Tech Bowie. All three are great knives that have a good feel to them. “We would always carry a basic load of 550-600 rounds for the carpet team, about 10 hand grenades and a dozen or more rounds for the M-79 grenade launcher. Wartime Recon - $449.99. Buy It Now. MACV-SOG Recondo Bowie Red Linen Micarta. Building on its success with Vietnam-era knives, this time SOG has brought in another classic Vietnam knife design. Free shipping. The 7" RECON, had made total of 1,308 knives. The Recon Bowie 2.0 captures the essence of this positively unique blade. This website serves as a tribute to the rare and discontinued knives manufactured by SOG Specialty Knives and Tool, or SOG Knives for short, which built itself up based on the military knives used by MACVSOG in Vietnam. Note the A1 is a tank of a … The 'Recon Government' is the gun-blued version of the original 'Government'. This knife is a collectible … MACV-SOG Recondo Bowie Natural Canvas Micarta - Matte Finish. This is a SOG Recon Bowie made in Seki Japan. Like the original SOG Bowie, it is created with the same high-carbon, SK5 steel and gun-blued for rust inhibition and stealth. We have taken this highly collectable classic design and updated with it with modern materials. Vintage SOG Recon Bowie knife Seki Japan. The SOG Recon Bowie, in the view of most SOG collectors, is the most interestingly-shaped and sexiest knife that SOG ever produced. Watch; SOG Recon Bowie knife Seki-Japan. SOG strives to be the creators of the most distinctive gear- gear made especially for adventurous people who like to “live on the edge”. The knife is in unused condition. An exquisite design, the SOG Recon Bowie captures the essence of this unique fixed blade. MSRP: $389.95 Was: $389.95 Our Price: $292.46. SOG Specialty Knives & Tools SRB01-L Recon Bowie 2.0 6.8-Inch Straight Fixed Blade Knife with Kraton Handle, Black TiNi by SOG 4.7 out of 5 stars 3 ratings $980.00. The knife has been updated with more modern materials like a stainless steel blade, a kraton handle, and a black TiNi blade coating. It was designed for SOG's clandestine cross-border Recon team which experienced vicious, close-quarter combat. Original models are extremely valuable collector’s items among both knife collectors and militaria collectors. 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