The Benchmade 470-1 Emissary AXIS-Assist Knife Satin Plain Edge is a knife that is lightweight and spring assisted. The Emissary features the AXIS assist locking mechanism with a new safety. The S30V steel clip-point blade has ambidextrous thumb-studs for easy opening. The black handle is CNC machined from a billet of high-strength aluminum alloy. Also includes reversible tip-up pocket clip. Osborne design.