Maybe it's the durable blade, a formula of alloyed culery steel; or the handles "branded" with the "Case XX" logo. Either way, some call the Rancher the ideal working knife
·Chrome vanadium blades with master blade embellishment
·Burnt stag handle
·Brass pins and liners
·Nickel silver bolsters
·3-1/4" clip point and spey blade lengths
·Blade widths: 7/16"
·Blade thickneses: 1/16"
·Made in the USA