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Blade Magazine 2012 Most Innovative American Design

The AUTONOMY, by SPYDERCO

•Designer: Blade Magazine Cutlery Hall-Of-Fame© member Sal Glesser

•Pattern: Automatic folder

•Blade steel: H-1

•Blade length: 3.65”

•Blade pattern: Sheepfoot/rescue

•Blade grind: Hollow

•Blade finish: Satin (and a future DLC-coated version)

•Edge configuration: SpyderEdge

•Handle material: G10

•Closed length: 4.92”

•Operating/locking mechanism: Modified button lock

•Weight: 5.5 ozs.

•MSRP: $350+

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