Spyderco C155TIP Centofante Memory Folding Knife 3" VG10 Blade, Blue Titanium with Glass Fiber Insert Handles
SP155TIP: C155TIP Centofante Memory
In Memory of Frank Centofante.
There are many things people do know about custom knifemaker Frank Centofante. He was a respected knifemaker for forty years. He was the president of the American Knifemaker’s Guild for over a decade and that he passed away in 2009. Not generally known about Frank is he was a fireman, devoted family man, an occasional prankster and would generously share his secrets of successful knifemaking with anyone who asked. For many years Frank was a key contributor in educating Spyderco’s manufacturing team, teaching them to learn how to recognize, appreciate and build quality knives. His advice was sage with him saying often "if you can’t see the difference... you can't build the difference." It is in his memory Spyderco releases the C155 Memory folder by Frank Centofante.
The understated Memory shines with elegant refinement and a blued titanium handle with a silver–colored woven-glass fiber scale layered over the handle’s front. Inside the handle is a Michael Walker designed LinerLock and adorning the back scale is a right-hand, tip-down clip. Although Frank’s custom knives took on varied and different looks, his signature bearing was the spear-point blade. A trait is carried over to the Memory, with a VG-10 flat-ground classical spear-pointed blade embellished with a Spyderco bug behind the Spyderco Round Hole. Packaged in a black zippered pouch, the folder will be carried, coveted and is guaranteed to become a key piece to many knife collections and by anyone appreciative of late Frank Centofante and his knife designs.
- Blade Length: 3.02" (77 mm)
- Cutting Edge: 3.00" (76 mm)
- Overall Length: 7.07" (180 mm)
- Closed Length: 4.05" (103 mm)
- Blade Thickness: 0.091" (2.3 mm)
- Blade Steel: VG-10 Stainless Steel
- Hand Orientation: Right
- Tip Carry Position: Down
- Weight: 3.4 oz. (8.8 g)
- Made in Japan
This Japanese super-steel is known for it's ease of sharpening, ability to take a super fine edge, and outstanding corrosion resistance making it one of the best bang-for-buck steels on the market.
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
The exotic steel Capital of the World, Japan produces and innovates some of the best products, from pocket to kitchen knives and everything in between.
A nonferrous metal, it's prized for it's high strength to weight ratio and is often used on higher end knives.
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