This Great Eastern Cutlery Tidioute #48 Weasel is a classic design pocket knife that's just waiting to occupy your pocket. It is a slim-designed pocket knife featuring a single 1095 carbon steel blade, Antique Amber Jig Bone handle scales and nickel silver bolsters and end cap. The slim design allows it to slip in and out of your pocket and be carried very easily. It is a great general purpose, gentleman's fine pocket knife. Made with pride in Titusville, PA. We are an authorized Great Eastern Cutlery Dealer and purchased this new knife direct from them.
The #48 Weasel features a 1095 steel, clip point blade allowing the knife to be quite versatile whether using it for peeling an apple or whittling a stick. The blade has a cutting edge of 2.875" and a nail nick for opening. The blade finish is satin. When deployed, the blade has a pronounced half stop and once past the half stop, it snaps solidly into the fully deployed position.
The Handle Construction:
The handle length allows for a solid four finger hold for most people. The handle scales are Antique Amber Jig Bone and the attaching pins and liners are brass. The bolsters, inlay shield and end cap are nickel silver giving the knife a classy look.The handle scale edges are rounded and flush with the outside perimeter making the knife pleasant to hold. The fit and finish are excellent and the blade action is crisp when opening and closing.
Since this knife handle is made from a natural material, the appearance will vary from knife to knife.