This early balisong from Pacific Cutlery features a Jody Samson ground satin finished blade with sharpened top edge. The handles are stainless steel with hole pattern. Has a couple light scratches, otherwise excellent condition. Includes original "Cocoon" marked nylon sheath but not the original box.
Jody Samson was a knifemaker and bladesmith from Burbank, California who designed butterfly knives for Benchmade. He began making knives full-time in 1974. He is best known for making the swords used in such movies as Conan the Barbarian, Conan the Destroyer, First Knight, The Mask of Zorro, Blade, Blind Fury, Batman & Robin, Batman Forever, and Streets of Fire. Jody passed away in 2008.