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Early (2001) Dalton Companion Auto in Black

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Early Production (2001) DALTON "Companion" Side Opening Coil Activated Auto. . This "Italian Inspired" piece Features Black anodized aluminum handles, which are grooved and ventilated on the spine with a raised Black Micarta center insert that helps insure a non- slip grip. The Gray Bead Blast Finished spear point bayonet blade is ground to a very narrow point and measures 3 7/8" and features ATS-34 Stainless.  Release button is located at the top of the handle along with the "built in" finger guards. Side Opening, Coil Fired Piece features a stainless liner lock. (One of the few autos with this feature).  Measures 8 7/8" overall open. Closed size measures 5"..

This model has some close similarities to D. Ralph and R. Wilson's TAC Stiletto, and Protech's Don series. Dalton's Companion came before these models. It would be a interesting part of a collection to have all three models represented.

Dalton knives were made in Kentucky, USA . Often overlooked, his small shop made some impressive knives. Dalton started out making copies of Microtech's HALO and Benchmade's AFO, then graduated into his own designs. All were limited in production and as such he created a following. Many of his models are good investments and have increased in price and are now highly sought after, as they are no longer manufactured.  This is a Mint piece with a custom zippered pouch......Features superb action with rock-solid lockup.

Blade Length:3 7/8"
Blade Material:ATS-34
Handle Material:Anodized Aluminum with G-10
Lock Type:Liner Lock
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