Automatic Damascus Folding Backlock Dagger with Golden Shell

Product Description for Automatic Damascus Folding Backlock Dagger with Golden Shell

Maker: Ron Best (click to see more by this maker)
Price: $8,500.00
Item num: 104014
*** This is handmade and one-of-a-kind ***
Blade length: 3.10 in.
Cutting edge length: 3.10 in.
Total length: 8.00 in.
Blade height (at heel): 0.77 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.12 in.
Blade thickness (at midpoint): 0.10 in.
Blade thickness (near tip): 0.02 in.
Item weight: 5.20 oz.
Shipment weight: 6.2 oz.
Blade: Twist pattern stainless damascus forged by Mike Norris
Handle: Carved 416 stainless steel with 24k gold, stainless damascus and shell inlays
Style: Backlock folder
Description: Whether creating fixed blades or folders, Ron Best creates some of the most dramatic knives to be found anywhere and this is an exceptional example of one of his art folders. This auto shows Ron Best's work at its best. Prior to ordering, please confirm you can legally own automatic knives in your location.
The blade is formed from Mike Norris twost pattern stainless damascus. The central ridge moves into a fuller. The blade has silky smooth, consistent action. It is perfectly centered and locks with a satisfying click. The blade effortlessly opens by pressing a button on the spine.
The meticulously carved handle is 416 stainless steel. A step down at the front of the handle creates the illusion of a longer blade. Antique shell inlays on each side of the handle are set on 24k gold leaf, creating a brilliant golden reflection. The shell was recovered from an antique jewelry box. Carved damascus and 24k gold inlays provide excellent constrast. The 416 stainless steel, inlaid damascus, and gold are hand contoured into elegant art nouveau curves. The steel throughout the handle is mirror polished.
Exceptional fit and finish throughout on a very captivating, elegant knife.


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