Benchmade A2 235 Paul Axial Gent's Knife 2.58" Blade, Carbon Fiber Handles

Part #: BM235 | Benchmade Knives


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BM235: A2 235 Paul AXIAL Series | Carbon Fiber
Benchmade Knives

This pocketknife features Carbon Fiber handles. Carbon Fiber is a beautiful material for handles and is used for high end as well as every-day-carry pocket knives. Each knife in the Benchmade Series of Paul Knives is a full size pocketknife. The mechanism works flawlessly. Just squeeze the button at the pivot and swing the handle around to reveal the blade. Squeeze it again and swing the handle around to close it. They are really unusual and extraordinary. Of course, they are entirely made in the USA. Benchmade's family of PAUL Knives represent the perfect gent's knife. Built with the patented Paul locking mechanism, these folders are smooth, safe and reliable. The design and function of these knives celebrate true precision and quality. Push button underneath axial lock to open.

The Paul Knives were designed by world renowned custom knife maker, designer and aerospace engineer Paul W. Poehlmann. Mr. Poehlmann designed and patented the axial locking mechanism and produced the first handmade and production Paul Knives in the early 1970's. Paul Knives soon became the standard in the industry for precision fit and finish of a folding knife. has sold Paul Knives since the mid 1990's. The precise fit and function of the axial locking mechanism has never been equaled in another production knife. Over the years Paul Knives have always proved a great investment as all models have appreciated steadily in value.

  • Blade Length: 2.58" (6.60cm)
  • Blade Thickness: 0.087" (2.22mm)
  • Open: 5.97" (15.2cm)
  • Closed: 3.39" (8.60cm)
  • Weight: 1.60oz (47.31g)
  • Handle Thickness: 0.43" (11.02mm)
  • Locking Mechanism: Paul Axial
  • Handle Material: Carbon Fiber
  • No Pocket Clip
  • Sheath Included
  • Made in USA
*Weights may vary slightly based on handle material.

UPC Code: 610953137731

Leather Sheath
Leather Sheath
Leather is known for its durability and traditional appeal. When compared to Kydex it is preferred for its silence when bumped against other objects, as well as blade retention.
Carbon Fiber Handles
Carbon Fiber Handles
Very strong and lightweight material. Provides an upscale and modern feel.
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.


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