Frank Beltrame Kris Black 23cm switchblade knife (FB 23/81K)
- Frank Beltrame Kris Black 23cm. Cult Italian spring knife hand-folded grips imitating buffalo horn. Folder when opening the hundredths of a second blade emits a distinctive click that distinguishes it from other spring knives
Frank Beltrame Kris Switchblade Black 23cm, a traditional Italian spring knife. Handcrafted according to the principles of Italian craftsmanship, Frank Beltrame Stiletto knives have become world famous for their extreme lightness and durability. Thanks to its characteristics, the Italian dagger is suitable for use in any environment, from hunting to camping. Robust, heavy-duty construction, strong blade opening spring, is a feature of classic Italian spring knives Frank Beltrame.
Handle - covered with grips imitating buffalo horn (imit horn) gives an exclusive look. Finished with bolsters made of polished nickel, it provides a comfortable and secure grip. The safety of use is enhanced by the ergonomic shape of the Handle, which prevents the hand from slipping while working. Rivets made of brass.
The kris, or keris, is an Indonesian asymmetrical dagger, both a weapon and a spiritual object, with a distinctive blade pattern achieved by alternate lamination of iron and nickel-plated iron. Originating in Java, the kris is famous for its distinctive wavy blade, although many also have straight blades, and is one of the weapons commonly used in the Indonesian martial art of pencak silat.
Blade - extremely sharp with a Kris profile, 3.5mm thick with a false blade for increased piercing properties. Made of easy-to-sharpen AISI 420 MA5M stainless steel, characterized by high corrosion resistance. 56 HRC hardened steel. Plain type blade, derived with Flat grind for good cutting and penetration properties. The stele protects the hand from accidental slipping, and by pressing it, the blade can be folded.
Lock - protects against accidental folding or opening of the blade. Opening of the automatic knife is done with a solid button located on the Handle.
Spring - special attention is paid to the design of springs (stainless steel): the opening of the blade must take place within a few hundredths of a second (a feature of Stiletto knives). Folder Beltrame when opening the blade makes a characteristic sound (click) that distinguishes it from other spring knives.
Product number: FB 23/81K
Product name: Frank Beltrame Kris Switchblade Black 23cm.
Overall length: 230.0 mm / 9.06"
Blade length: 98.0 mm / 3.86"
Blade thickness: 3.5 mm / 0.14"
Handle length: n.d.
Handle thickness: n.d.
Weight: 108.0 g / 3.81 oz
Blade material: AISI 420 MA5M
Blade hardness: 56 HRC
Blade grind: Flat
Blade finish: Satin
Handle material: Imitation Bull Horn (imitation buffalo horn).
Handle finish color: Black
Backspacer material: Stainless Steel
Backspacer color: Gray
Clip material: n.d.
Pivot mechanism: washers
Locking mechanism: yes
Opening method: Automatic, push button
Additional accessories: none
Designer: Frank Beltrame
Brand name: Frank Beltrame
Manufacturer: F.LLI Beltrame, Italy
Country of origin: Italy
Developed by: the Sharg® company