Benchmade A4 245-1 Paul Axial Gent's Knife 3.12" Blade, Cocobolo Handles

Part #: BM2451 | Benchmade Knives


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BM2452: A4 245-1 Paul AXIAL Series | Cocobolo
Benchmade Knives

This pocketknife features beautiful Cocobolo wood handles. Cocobolo wood is a great material for knife handles and has been used by custom knife makers as well as production companies. It is claimed to be a renewable tropical hardwood and will last a lifetime. It has a beautiful color and look. 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: 3.12" (7.92cm)
  • Blade Thickness: 0.124" (3.15mm)
  • Open: 7.24" (18.38cm)
  • Closed: 4.12" (10.46cm)
  • Weight: 3.70oz (109.42g)
  • Handle Thickness: 0.52" (13.13mm)
  • Locking Mechanism: Paul Axial
  • Handle Material: Cocobolo
  • Tip-down Pocket Clip
  • No Sheath
  • Made in USA

UPC Code: 610953137779

Pocket Clip
Pocket Clip
Includes a pocket clip for easy accessibility and a more secure carry.
Made in USA
Made in USA
This product is USA born and raised.
Wood Handles
Wood Handles
Provides a traditional, natural look and feel to a modern tool. Wood absorbs shock well and is popular in axe handles.


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