This Italian stiletto knife made in Italy customized by Walt's Flatguard Knives (Latama Cutlery), also known as a switchblade, opens with the push of the button and closes by simply pushing down on the top bolster to release the blade. This automatic switchblade has a Genuine Abalone handle with a half grind blade and is overall open length 11" with a 4.25" blade and is 5.75" closed. It weighs in at 6.2 oz. It has a hefty 5mm backspring and has the Walt's stylized Cat tang stamp on the blade. All of our switchblade knives are genuine Italian knives made in Maniago, Italy!