The KA-BAR USA Short 1251 is a fixed blade knife that features a 1095 Cro-Van steel blade. The clip point blade on the knife measures 5.25 in. and it has a black finish. The brown leather handle offers a solid grip and measures 4.00 in. Overall the length of the knife is 9.25 in. and it weighs approximately 6.20 oz. The knife also comes with a leather sheath for safe and easy carry. Made in the USA. The Short KA-BAR USA 1251 is a smaller version of the traditional KA-BAR. It is three-quarters the size of the original. This is the same knife design used by the armed forces in World War II, just scaled down. This knife comes with a nice leather sheath for easy carry.