Limited Quantities Available
Model 17-5.5 Astro
5 ½” blade of ¼” stainless steel stock. 4 3/8” Black Micarta handle, fastened with removable stainless steel bolts. A slot in the heavy tang and matching hollow inside the handle may be used to carry matches, fish hooks, line and other survival items. Large stainless steel hilt, silver-soldered. Wrist thong. Weight 8oz.
This Randal Made model was especially designed for the seven Mercury Astronauts who carried them on America’s first manned space flights. Astronaut Gordon Cooper did the final design, and two of these historically valuable knives are on display in the Smithsonian Institution.
All Randall Made Knives are 100% hand made in the USA
No two Randall Made Knives are exactly alike, as no fixtures or patterns are used in their final construction. Please be aware, variations do occur. Each Randall craftsman is proud of the reputation these knives have as the worlds finest. And because each knife is hand-made, it possesses an individual characteristic and quality all it's own. Immense pride is taken in each Randall Made Knife produced, you can take pride in each one-of-a-kind Randall Made Knife that you own.
Please be aware that Spyderco cannot custom order a Randall Made Knife for you. If you would like a custom made Randall Made Knife, please contact Randall Made Knives directly (currently there is a 5+ year waiting list).
Due to the limited availability of Randall Made Knives, Spyderco has implemented a maximum purchase of 2 per quarter per household. No exceptions.
NO International Orders.