Summary: Vaughn Neeley NS Skinner #003 and original sheath. Vaughn made a limited number of these skinners back in 2010, it's gorgeous with the skinner blade grind, stainless fittings and fingered black linen micarta handle. The knife has a 5" polished stainless blade that's jimped on top for thumb placement, made from 1/4" stock with an overall length of 10". Condition is near mint, blade perfect with original edge. The fingered micarta handle and butt cap look new, just a few very light handling marks on the stainless steel guard.
The brown no hone belt sheath with keeper strap is original to the knife and has Vaughn's stamp on the back. The sheath has never been on a belt, excellent+++ condition with nothing but a few circular marks on the leather flap under the keeper strap. (common storage marks)
Bonus: multi-colored 550 paracord survival bracelets. Made in the USA, easy to use / wear / carry, and unraveled gives you just about 14 feet of lifesaving cord that will look great wrapped around your wrist until you need it.
9 photos for review – as shown, a new black canvas carry case is included. This is a great model, only a handful of these were made back in 2010. Perfect for everyday carry and use, a great knife to tuck away for collection / investment purposes due to the very limited production and low serial number. A total "buy" at this price point -- thanks and good luck.
NS NEELEY SKINNER
Blade Length 5 inches (tip to center of hilt) • Narrow Tang Construction (1/2" x 1/4" ) • 1 Piece Fingered Linen Micarta Handle • Overall Length 10 inches • 1/4" 440C Stainless Blade hardened to 58-60 RC • Solderless Fit 303 Stainless Steel Guard • 303 Stainless Steel Pommel • Hand Stitched Cowhide Sheath.