Knives and history are reflections of each other. Paleolithic flint tools to modern folding knives; they exist to perform the simple purpose of cutting. Jordan River Valley nomads centuries ago made and carried a curved fixed-blade called a Shabaria for agriculture and protection.
Israeli knife designer, Eduard Bradichansky, comingled the Shabarias traditional utilitarian profile into a modern folding knife. Bradichansky was a gunsmith and gifted jeweler by trade, new to the knifemaking community, but already attracting collectors and enthusiasts to his fresh design work and crafting skills.
His career cut short, he fell victim to a terrorist attack on the West Bank. Spyderco is re-releasing a Sprint Run of his Shabaria folder with VG-10 stainless PlainEdge blade and carbon fiber handle. At first grasp, the handles hourglass/coffin-shape feels slim and odd in the hand but the conveyance of balance and comfort immediately follows. The light carbon fiber handle has a black steel clip embellished with a gold Spyderco bug and positions the folder for right-hand, tip-up pocket carry.A straightforward easy to access and open Michael Walker LinerLock graces the handles underside. Sprint Run - 800 Pieces. This elegant folder is in near-mint condition and ships with it's original box and papers. Blade Length: 3-7/8 (98 mm). Overall Length: 8-11/16 (221 mm). Blade Material: VG-10 Stainless Steel. Locking Mechanism: Michael Walker LinerLock. The item "Spyderco C59CFP Shabaria Folding Knife 3-7/8 Plain VG10 Blade, Carbon Fiber" is in sale since Sunday, June 30, 2019.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Folding Knives\Modern Folding Knives\Factory Manufactured". The seller is "eastcoastblades" and is located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Brazil, Australia.