Every once in a blue moon (or nearly every month) Benchmade releases a limited edition knife model under its Gold Class line. These Benchmade Gold class knives are produced from the finest materials and feature the highest grade workmanship. Each run of these Gold Class Benchmade knives is limited to 100 or 200 pieces and generally costs upwards of $500.
This particular gold model- the 750-101 – is a manual folding knife. The blade is USA Infinity patterned Damasteel. The 750-101 has a titanium monolock handle with contoured and hand blended black carbon fiber inlays. The titanium backspacer is anodized bronze. All of the hardware is DLC finished (including the pocket clip). This gold class run it limited to 200 pieces.
Here are the specifications for the 750-101 (the going price right now is about $680):
Blade Length: 3.65″ (9.10cm)
Blade Thickness: 0.120″ (3.18mm)
Open: 8.36″ (21.23cm)
Closed: 4.71″ (11.96cm)
Weight: 4.50 oz. (127.57g)
Handle Thickness: 0.47″ (11.90mm)
The knife is definitely worth a look if you’re into production custom and/or limited knives. Benchmade’s reputation for quality is well known and the gold class 750-101 doesn’t disappoint.