Part of the Custom Series the Mcusta 171D ‘Jazz’ comes with beautiful, contoured Cocobolo and African Ebony scales over steel liners outfitted with a drop point, satin finished Damascus clad VG-10 stainless steel blade. The display scale has a polished stainless steel inlay that hints at its musical origins. Clean, minimalist and elegant in design, the Mcusta 171D Jazz is an every day carry gentleman’s knife for the user and collector alike.
Brand new directly from Mcusta Knives.
Blade: Crafted from 33-layer nickel Damascus steel with a stainless steel VG-10 core the drop point blade of the Jazz is equipped with a full flat grind for great slicing performance while retaining good durability. The crowned spine and polished satin finish are fitting for a custom series gentleman’s folder. It opens smoothly on Teflon washers via dual thumb studs which match the satin pivot hardware. The blade is beautiful, functional and utilitarian.
Handle: The exposed stainless steel liners are seamless and smooth creating the foundation for the handsome Cocobolo and Ebony wood handle scales. The ergonomic design delivers a secure grip while the liner lock mechanism provides reliable lockup and smooth operation. A partial backspacer and stainless pommel end deliver perfect balance in hand while jimping on the backspacer gives some added grip. A hole is provided for lanyard attachment.
Carries via a right hand, tip-down, stainless steel pocket clip.
Damascus clad VG10: VG-10 is a high-carbon stainless steel that takes a very good edge and holds it well. Popular with Japanese kitchen knife makers it is often hardened to 60-61 HRC A popular choice for small pocket knives thanks to good edge holding and stain resistance VG10 works well with a high polished, acute edge for optimal slicing performance. The nickel Damascus cladding enhances durability and offers a striking look.