This is the Officer model of the Vallotton 1996 SOF D/A. The knife features a mirror polished blade, mirror polished stainless bolsters, and polished black micarta scales. Notched thumbrest. Strong and fast leaf-spring opening. Smooth manual action. Perfect blade seating and lockup. Beautiful finish work. The front of the blade is marked "SOF 96" and has the names of Butch, Rainy, and Shawn Vallotton. The back of the blade is marked "Officer #9". There are a couple light scratches on the bolsters.