This like-new German Military Tri-Fold Shovel is perfect for military collectors, outdoorsmen, survivalists, gardeners or anyone who needs a rock-solid, quality shovel that doesn't take up a lot of space. It's the genuine article - an authentic piece of German military equipment, built to exact NATO specifications. The “BUND” stamp on the handle indicates its use by the Bundeswehr, or German Armed Forces. Made of solid steel, this rugged shovel is built to withstand the punishing conditions of combat. And if it's good enough for soldiers, you can rest assured it's good enough to take on any task you throw at it, even deep in remote back country or other harsh environments! As its name suggests, this convenient shovel folds in three places for compact storage and easy transport. It also weighs in at just 2 1/2 lbs, so it won't overburden already-heavy packs. Great for far more than just digging, the blade can be locked in multiple positions for use as a shovel, pick and more. Serrated edges even allow for sawing roots and other grinding through other tough substrates. Packs away in original storage case.