We forget the old ways at our peril, as Sophie Marceau said while garotting Pierce Brosnan. Thanks- an experiment in carrying the straight and curved edges as separate knives. That's a Buck 317 Ridgeway. According to an old thread in the Buck sub-forum, it was meant for the UK and EU countries that frown on lock-backs. I thought the "7" should be in the middle of a Chinese-made Buck, but at $25 I wasn't too surprised to see "China" on it. According to the old thread, these were made for Europe and not meant for the US market.