Tradition meets modern design in the Esteem. This non-locking slipjoint knife features a double detent system: two steel detent balls” one on each side of the blade. They hold the blade safely closed for carrying. Then” for controlled open and close” the Esteem also has a half-open position. The elegant handle features a polished G10 and steel combo material. Fine details” including bronze PVD coating on the hardware” elevate the Esteem even further. All of this creates a slipjoint that users will cherish for a lifetime.