The Kershaw Brandywine – A Modern Take on the Classic Gentleman’s Pocket Knife
Since its inception in 1974, Kershaw has been committed to making useful, high-quality knives for everyday carry. The Brandywine exemplifies this dedication, bringing together timeless style, durable construction, and reliable performance. This elegantly modern slipjoint pocket knife continues Kershaw’s tradition of excellence.
Harkening back to the traditional gent’s penknife, the Brandywine features three classic blade shapes that cover a wide range of everyday cutting tasks. The clip point is an all-purpose shape optimized for detail work and slicing. Its controllable point is ideal for opening packages and breaking down cardboard. The Wharncliffe offers maximum edge contact for efficient push cuts like breaking down larger boxes. Its shape is especially useful for jobs where blade control is paramount. Finally, the spey blade excels at controlled slicing and food prep.
Each of the Brandywine’s blades are crafted from 7Cr17MoV stainless steel. This value-priced steel contains molybdenum and vanadium, improving wear resistance, edge retention, and corrosion resistance compared to similar budget-friendly steels. The satin finish gives the blades an elegant, traditional look. Their non-locking slipjoint allows for convenient UK EDC legal carry.
The handle scales showcase textured black G10, an exceptionally tough fiberglass composite. G10 can take hard use while still providing a solid grip – even when wet. Its lightweight nature keeps the Brandywine comfortable for everyday carry. Brass liners add structural strength and classic style, complemented by matching brass rivets.
At just 2.9 ounces and 6.1 inches when closed, the Brandywine carries discreetly in a pocket or bag. Its slim traditional profile won’t bulge or imprint, making it ideal for dress slacks or a suit jacket. The nail nick on each blade allows smooth, easy opening.
While staying true to its gentleman’s folder roots, the Brandywine adds modern refinement. It continues Kershaw’s commitment to fit, finish, and reliability. Whether you appreciate timeless style or need an versatile EDC knife, the Brandywine delivers.
Blade Steel: 7CR17MoV Stainless Steel
Overall Length: 6.1″
Handle Length: 3.5″
Blade Length: 2.6″
Blade Edge Type: Fine
Blade Type: Clip, Spey and Sheepsfoot
Blade Construction: Folding
Blade Finish: Satin
Lock Type: Slipjoint
Handle Material: G10
Handle Colour: Black
Sheath: No Sheath