Model Name: Paramilitary Model Reference: C81 Designer: Sal Glesser MSRP: $199.95 Description: The Spyderco Paramilitary was introduced as a smaller version of the Military with the benefit of a stronger Compression lock, that makes the price of the knife on par with the full-sized Military, even though it is smaller. The Paramilityary was redesigned in 2010 and renamed to the Para-Military2. The handle has been narrowed, and the blade profile streamlined to be more sleak. Lanyard hole was enlarged and new bushing pivot system has been employed.
Model Name: Dodo Model Reference: Designer: Eric Glesser MSRP: $139.95 Description: The Spyderco Dodo was the first knife designed by Eric Glesser for Spyderco. Eric is the son of Spyderco President Sal Glesser. The Dodo is another of Spyderco’s little big knives, and carries a lot of punch in a small package. The knife uses the first generation of Spyderco’s patented Ball Bearing Lock, which is a bit difficult to use, but has been refined in more recent versions and carries a Martial Blade Craft (MBC) rating.
Model Name: Assist (Rescue) Model Reference: C79 Designer: Sal Glesser MSRP: $82.95 (II), $112.95 (I) Description: The Spyderco C79 Assist was made in two version, one with a carbide glass breaker (the Assist I) and one without (the Assist II). The carbide glass breaker added substantial cost to the knife, so it was made available without one. The Assist II also has a pointier blade, while the Assist II has no point whatsoever.
Model Name: Native III Model Reference: C78 Designer: Sal Glesser MSRP: $69.95 (2004), $91.95 (2009) Description: The Native III was released as a limited edition run in 2003 with a 440V blade before being released in a regular run with VG-10 Steel.
Model Name: Spyderhawk Model Reference: C77 Designer: Sal Glesser MSRP: $89.95 Description: The Spyderhawk was made for one year, 2003, and then was released as a bladeforums forum knife with a blue handle later. In 2009, it was released as a Spyderhawk Salt with H-1 steel and yellow FRN Handle.
Model Name: 25th Anniversary Delica Model Reference: C76 Designer: Sal Glesser MSRP: $349.95 Description: This is a 25th anniversary edition of the Spyderco Delica, limited edition of 500 peices. Damascus bolsters with Spyderco Bug pattern and jigged bone pattern.
Model Name: Kiwi Model Reference: C75 Designer: Sal Glesser MSRP: $75.95 (SS), $139.95+ (Bolstered) Description: The Spyderco Kiwi is a different style of knife in comparison with most of the other Spyderco models in that it resembles a slipjoint folder in style and size, but adds a lockback. The knife was available in all Stainless Steel as well as several bolstered variations with different scale types such as jigged bone, mother-of-pearl, and carbon fiber.
Blade Material: VG-10 Blade Finish: Satin Finish Blade Grind: Hollow Grind Handle Material: Stainless Steel, Mother of Pearl, Bone, Carbon Fiber, More Locking Mechanism: Lock Back
Years Produced: 2002-Current Manufacture Location: Seki-City Japan
C75P – Bolsters, Amber Jigged Bone
C75P2 – All Stainless
C75MOP – Bolsters, Mother of Pearl
C75BMOP – Bolsters, Black Lip Mother of Pearl
C75PRBP – Bolsters, Chestnut Jigged Bone
C75PRB – Bolsters, Smooth Red Bone
C75MOPA – Bolsters, Mother of Pearl and Abalone
C75CF – Bolsters, Carbon Fiber
Model Name: Ocelot Model Reference: C74 Designer: Tim Wegner MSRP: $199.95 Description: The Spyderco Ocelot is modeled by Tim Wegner and resembles his other knives designed for Spyderco knives, and leans towards a hunting and dressing knife like the Spyderco Impala which it replaced in 2005. The knife features paw prints on the handle to improve traction.
Model Name: Impala Model Reference: C73 Designer: Ed Scott MSRP: $169.95 Description: Knifemaker Ed Scott and Spyderco teamed up to create this hunting knife which is also the first knife that Spyderco has produced with a guthook. Ed Scott is a South African knifemaker who specializes in Hunting knives. The Impala was available both with and without a guthook.
Model Name: Pride Model Reference: C72 Designer: Sal Glesser MSRP: $49.95 Description: The Spyderco Pride is a low-cost SlipJoint folder marketed by Spyderco for not only showing your National Pride (it is available in many flags), but also for marketing your company’s logo. The knife was relatively short-lived. The knife had a very affordable price point given it’s Seki-City manufacturing and Aluminum handle. The knife does use a cheaper AUS-6 steel blade, however.
Years Produced: 2002-2004 Manufacture Location: Seki-City Japan
C72PAUS – Australian Flag
C72PCAN – Canadian Flag
C72PCOL – Colorado Flag
C72PDEN – Danish Flag
C72PFRA – French Flag
C72PGER – German Flag
C72PISR -Israeli Flag
C72PJAP – Japanese Flag
C72PMEX – Mexican Flag
C72PUK – British Flag
C72PSPY – Spyderco Bug
C72PSWE – Swedish Flag
C72PZA – South African Flag