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2017 CRKT® Fossil™

Press Release
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Contact: Lindsey Phelps, 1-800-891-3100 or 503-685-5015
Fax: 503-682-9680
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Tualatin, Oregon, U.S.A — January 17, 2017

New release of popular EDC turning heads and taking names.

CRKT® is issuing two new releases of the Fossil™ everyday carry knife. Designed by Flavio Ikoma of Presidente Prudente, Brazil, it’s a knife that harkens back to another era. But with a hammered two-tone black and gray handle and IKBS™ ball bearing pivot system, this one will never get old—especially when it comes to cutting tasks.

The Fossil™ combines the best from Ikoma: with styling cues found on his previous Sampa™ and Carajas™ models, it ramps up the artistic flair to create a piece that is clearly Ikoma, yet distinctively a new breed of EDC folder. The knife has a distinctive, prehistoric look. But it goes through jobs like a T-Rex on stainless steel steroids courtesy of a clip point blade style. It’s available both in a compact version with a plain blade and as a full-size folder with patented Veff Serrations™.

A one-of-a-kind looking pocket knife, both versions feature the IKBS™ ball bearing pivot system, combined with an opening flipper. The result: blade deployment that is smooth and fast. A thumb hole cutout in both versions of the blade gives you a second option for opening the knife. The flipper also turns into a handsome finger guard when the clip point blade is open. In the features department, it’s survival of the fittest.

While the Fossil™ is hardcore on the inside, it’s gorgeous on the outside. The handles are made of stainless steel with a unique hammered finish. Contoured multi-colored G10 handle overlays make it look like a gator. But the blade won’t come down and bite you in the open position thanks to a frame lock.

Reach for the next evolution in well-crafted everyday carry knives - The Fossil™.

The Fossil™ Black with Veff Serrations™ manufacturer’s suggested retail price is $89.99
The Fossil™ Black Compact manufacturer’s suggested retail price is $79.999

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Product Specifications

SKU: 5473
Blade: Length: 3.960” (100.5 mm)
Edge: Plain Steel: 8Cr13MoV
Finish: Satin
Thickness: 0.148” (3.7 mm)
Closed: 4.928” (125.1 mm)
Open: 8.875” (225.4 mm)
Weight: 6 oz. (170.1 g)
Handle: 2Cr13 SS; G10
Style: Folding Knife w/Frame Lock
SKU: 5462
Blade: Length: 3.439” (87.3 mm)
Edge: Plain Steel: 8Cr13MoV
Finish: Satin
Thickness: 0.115” (2.9 mm)
Closed: 4.315” (109.6 mm)
Open: 7.688” (195.2 mm)
Weight: 4.2 oz. (119.0 g)
Handle: 2Cr13 SS; G10
Style: Folding Knife w/Frame Lock

U.S. Patent No. D559,939

Founded in 1994, CRKT® is the industry’s premier brand of knives, tools, and lifestyle accessories, with a reputation for innovative design. For more information, call: (800) 891-3100, email: [email protected]