Case Russlock Pocket Worn Peach Seed Jigged Antique Bone Liner Lock 55227
Making its debut in the 2000 catalog, the Case RussLock and was quickly a favorite among collectors with its unique style featuring a liner lock mechanism and tang lever for convenient one-hand opening. Designed by late Case Master knife maker, Tommy Hart, the sleek body style of the RussLock was inspired by the Jack Knife, a pattern that has been retired for over 40 years. Named after Case founder, J. Russell "Russ" Case, the pattern number '1953L' is a tribute to the year Russ Case passed away. A must-have for any Case collector, this version comes with rugged and handsome Pocket Worn Peach Seed Jigged Antique Bone covers and a Tru-Sharp stainless steel blade.
Brand new directly from W.R. Case & Sons Cutlery Co., USA
Blade: The Clip Point blade has a full flat grind and pronounced swedge for solid slicing and piercing performance with a unique and stylish tang lever for one-hand opening. Made from Tru-Sharp stainless steel with a mirror satin finish, the RussLock is easy to maintain and offers big knife performance in a compact package with a good combination of durability and cutting performance.
Handle: The rugged Antique Bone covers are fit between two sets of polished nickel silver bolsters and have a great in-hand feel with Peach Seed Jigged texture and a Pocket Worn finish. The covers are attached with stainless pins to stainless liners in the traditional style. The front cover sports a Case Propeller shield while a stainless steel liner lock provides reliable, smooth, simple and secure locking operation.
Tru-Sharp Stainless Steel: Case's proprietary version of 420HC. Stainless steel that provides excellent rust resistance, ease of re-sharpening and moderate edge retention while being exceptionally tough. With proper heat treat it is said to preform similarly to VG-10 in wear resistance.
|Opening Mechanism||Tang Lever|
|Country of Manufacture||United States|