Spyderco Citadel Automatic – C117


Model Name: Citadel
Model Reference: C117
Designer: Sal Glesser
MSRP: $319.95
Description: The Spyderco Citadel is Spyderco’s first automatic knife, and available only via their Save & Serve catalog, for Law Enforcement, Military and Emergency Personnel. The Citadel is made in the USA, and a restricted item and thus is not often seen in the wild. Spyderco chose not to let their Automatic products be carried by typical dealers for sale to the general public, presumably due to legal reasons.

Blade Length: 3 5/8″
Closed Length: 4 15/16″
Overall Length: 8 1/2″
Weight: 5.1oz

Blade Material: CPM-S30V
Blade Finish: Satin Finish
Blade Grind: Saber Grind
Handle Material: Aluminum
Locking Mechanism: Button Lock

Years Produced: 2008-Current
Manufacture Location: Golden, Colorado USA

C117P – Plain Edge
C117BKP – Plain Edge, Black Coated Blade

2 Responses to “Spyderco Citadel Automatic – C117”

  1. James Middlebrook Says:

    I believe the Spyderco Citadel handles are in aluminum, not FRN [fiber reinforced nylon]. Can you correct this? Thanks.

  2. spyderco source Says:

    You’re right! Sorry about that – fixed. Thanks!

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