Our Price: $399.00

Rare Vintage French Made "Saut Ouvert" Auto

Rare Vintage (70's era), French Made "Saut Ouvert" (French for= "Break Open") Side Opening Auto

Features all black composition (lexan) handles (somewhat similar to micarta), with brass liners and stainless backstrap. Brass release button with a combo of brass screws & pins. Measures 5 1/8" closed with a  4" Mirror Polished Stainless Blade with a "swedge" top blade grind (2 3/8").

Blade is etched "SAUT OUVERT" Backside of the Tang is marked "INOX" "BTE SGDG" Inox means= No Stain or Stainless and the Remaining abbreviation means= "Breveté sans garantie du gouvernement" meaning "patented without government guarantee". (Previous "Saut Ouvert" models we've had did not have any markings on the backside of the tang like this one).

Sliding safety located next to the release button. Vintage piece from the late 70's, (maybe 60's) this model is no longer manufactured and is extremely hard to find. .Side Opening, leaf spring activated with superb/solid lockup. Unique model is a must for your International/ French collection! ...Excellent condition overall. 

Overall Length:9 1/4"
Blade Length:4"
Handle Material:Black Composition Lexan
Lock Type:Button