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Most Innovative American Made Design
Thursday, October 28, 2010 at 10:30pm

KOA won the Blade Magazine Award for Most Innovative American Made Design

after entering thier first knife, the Alaska Brown Bear Skinner/Cleaver, into the 1994 International Blade Show.

The Alaska Brown Bear Skinner/Cleaver was the first knife developed by professional Alaskan outfitter and bush pilot, Charles Allen. Made with the serious big game hunter in mind, the Brown Bear has been tested on some of the largest game animals in the world, such as Alaskan Moose and Brown Bear. The Brown Bear is a heavy-duty cleaver and a practical skinning knife in one. Years of development under our severe field conditions have produced several unique features found in no other knife. It remains one of the flagship products for Knives of Alaska.