The concept for the Ulize began with a German policeman nicknamed "Sony". A long-time fan of Spyderco® knives and particularly the Police model, he thought there was merit in the idea of a folding knife designed specifically for the German police. In addition to serving as a functional utility tool for his fellow officers, he thought that the sales of such a knife could be used to benefit the families of officers killed in the line of duty. Based on this concept, Sony approached accomplished German custom knifemaker Ulrich Hennicke with the hope of getting him interested in the project. Hennicke liked Sony's idea and agreed to participate in the project. With Sony's input, Hennicke set about designing a knife that retained all the salient qualities of the original Police model, while incorporating his own distinctive design flair. The result is the Ulize, which takes its name from Ulrich's nickname Uli and the German word for police.
·VG-10 Stainless steel blade
·Machined G-10 handle
·Four-way positional pocket clip
·Made in Japan