Weehawk Balisong - Jody Samson Ground

SKU
1002658
Date Added:
12/27/17
# Available:
0
Price: $1,595.00
Overview
This early balisong features a Jody Samson ground satin finished blade with sharpened top edge. The handles are mirror polished stainless steel with black linen micarta inlays. Has some light scratches, otherwise excellent condition. Comes with original sheath.
Product Details
  • Blade Length
    4
  • Overall Length
    9
  • Closed Length
    5.25
  • Weight (oz)
    6.9
  • Source
    Previously Owned
Additional Specs
  • Knife Type
    Has Sheath
  • Blade Details
    Drop Point, Spear Point
  • Handle Material
    Metallic, Micarta
ABOUT THE MAKER
Pacific Cutlery
Balisong USA started manufacturing butterfly knives in the late 1970s, then changed its name to Pacific Cutlery in the early 1980s, before finally becoming Benchmade. The earlier knives featured a wide variety of custom blade designs (many of which were hand ground by master knifemaker Jody Samson, well known for making the swords in the movie Conan the Barbarian), as well as a number of exotic inlays for the handles (ivory, prehistoric ivory, scrimshawed ivory, mother-of-pearl, ebony, tropical woods, etc.)
Samson, Jody
Jody Samson was a knifemaker and bladesmith from Burbank, California who designed butterfly knives for Benchmade and the swords used in such movies as Conan the Barbarian, Conan the Destroyer, First Knight, The Mask of Zorro, Blade, Blind Fury, Batman & Robin, Batman Forever, and Streets of Fire. He passed away in 2008.
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