This Specialist was made at Marbles in Gladstone, Mi. in 1999 or 2000. The blade is satin finished and made of A-2 Tool Steel that was Cryo-Tempered, .197" blade stock and 1.148" blade depth, hidden tang construction. The handle is Kraton, it's like rubber. Mike Stewart was VP at Marbles Knife at that time. Expedition Knives was owned by Mike Stewart. There was just one run of these and not many were made. Comes with a brown leather sheath with sharpening stone pouch and stone. Comes with a Marbles Box. Excellent condition.