This is a Handmade "Minker" skinning knife. This knife is hand forged from a #1 long spring, reheat treated and tempered. These little knives are great for doing the opening cuts and all general skinning work. Blade is 2 3/4" long, and the handle is 3" long with the loop left on. Overall length is 7 1/2" long with a curly maple handle. Comes with a leather sheath. Made locally in IOWA USA.