The original Recon was the first knife developed and procured by SOG personnel in the Vietnam War. It was designed for SOG’s clandestine cross-border Recon team which experienced vicious, close-quarter combat. We have taken this highly collectable classic design and updated with it with modern materials like stainless steel, rubber handles and black TiNi coating. The Recon Bowie 2.0 captures the essence of this positively unique blade. Rarity Note: This Recon Bowie is rare because it was only available during 2011-2013 and only a few are known to exist today.