This Great Eastern Cutlery Northfield #66 Calf Roper is an equal end serpentine style knife. This is one classy knife! It is a classic design with fantastic eye appeal and practical functionality making it popular with users and collectors alike. It nestles in your pocket perfectly at 3.5" closed and then provides great versatility by giving you three different blade choices when you need to use it. This fine pocket knife is made with quality materials and expertly crafted for years of service. Made with pride in Titusville, PA. We are an authorized Great Eastern Cutlery Dealer and purchased this new knife direct from them.
This #66 Northfield Calf Roper features three 1095 steel blades... clip point, sheepfoot and spey. This combination of blades offers the user great versatility whether using the knife for peeling an apple, cutting rope, scoring material or whittling a stick. The clip point blade has a cutting edge of 2.25" and the other two blades have cutting edges of 1.625". All of the blades have a nail nick for opening with the clip point blade featuring a long nail nick. The blades have a polished finish with the "NORTHFIELD UN-X-LD" logo on the clip point blade. There is no half stop.
The Handle Construction:
The handle length allows for a solid three finger hold for most people. The handle scales are Hemlock Green Jig Bone and the attaching pins and liners are brass. The bolsters, inlay shield and end caps are polished nickel silver. The inlay shield is serpentine shaped and the bolsters and end caps are "pinched". The bolsters and end caps also feature a single groove adding to the knifes 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.
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