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Description from the 1997 catalog, for both the C48 Tim Wegner and C49 Tim Wegner Jr.:
 
Description from the 1997 catalog, for both the C48 Tim Wegner and C49 Tim Wegner Jr.:
  
''Tim Wegner combines knifemaking expertise and hunting experience in his first collaboration with Spyderco. The result is an everyday companion that meets the specific needs of the sportsman. Partnered in a drop-point style, the sturdy hollow-ground blade provides excellent edge retention and has just enough skinning curve to be effective. Cross-texturing above the opening hole allows for accurate thumb placement and precise edge control. The handle is form of premium G-10 for slip and weather resistance and feels comfortable in all grip positions. It incorporates a strong Linerlock and a lanyard hole for extra security. Available in two sizes, this ligthweight cutting tool will do what is asked of it and more.''
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''Tim Wegner combines knifemaking expertise and hunting experience in his first collaboration with Spyderco. The result is an everyday companion that meets the specific needs of the sportsman. Partnered in a drop-point style, the sturdy hollow-ground blade provides excellent edge retention and has just enough skinning curve to be effective. Cross-texturing above the opening hole allows for accurate thumb placement and precise edge control. The handle is form of premium G-10 for slip and weather resistance and feels comfortable in all grip positions. It incorporates a strong Linerlock and a lanyard hole for extra security. Available in two sizes, this lightweight cutting tool will do what is asked of it and more.''
  
  

Revision as of 20:10, 15 August 2019

The C49 Tim Wegner Jr. is a custom collaboration model with a drop point blade and G-10 handle, designed by Tim Wegner. It is the smaller version of the C48 Tim Wegner. The C49 was introduced in 1997, and discontinued in 1998.

Appearance in catalogs

The C49 Tim Wegner Jr. appeared in the following:

  • 1997 Spyderco Products (C49)
  • 1998 Spyderco Products (C49)

Designer

Tim Wegner

History, mentionings from the forums etc.

Description from the 1997 catalog, for both the C48 Tim Wegner and C49 Tim Wegner Jr.:

Tim Wegner combines knifemaking expertise and hunting experience in his first collaboration with Spyderco. The result is an everyday companion that meets the specific needs of the sportsman. Partnered in a drop-point style, the sturdy hollow-ground blade provides excellent edge retention and has just enough skinning curve to be effective. Cross-texturing above the opening hole allows for accurate thumb placement and precise edge control. The handle is form of premium G-10 for slip and weather resistance and feels comfortable in all grip positions. It incorporates a strong Linerlock and a lanyard hole for extra security. Available in two sizes, this lightweight cutting tool will do what is asked of it and more.


Disccusion on the Spyderco forums:

Information from the Spyderco catalog on the web

Not listed.

Variations

The C49 Tim Wegner Jr. is made in Seki-City, Japan and has

SKU Handle Edge(s) Steel From/To MSRP Note Number made Grind Clip Clip positions Collectors club
C49 G-10 PE,PS 40/60 ATS-34 1997-1998 $114.95 Satin finished blade Regular production Hollow 3- screw old standard clip RH, TD

Most collectible variation

The C49 in plain edge, in good condition with box, is preferred by most collectors.

Questions regarding collecting the C49

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Technical information

Measurements (mm and grams) of the C49 Tim Wegner Jr.:

Variation Length overall Length closed Length blade Length edge Hole Ø Blade thickness Weight
C49 171mm 98mm 73mm mm mm mm 99g

Measurements (inches and ounces) of the C49 Tim Wegner Jr.:

Variation Length overall Length closed Length blade Length edge Hole Ø Blade thickness Weight
C49 6.75" 3.875" 2.875" " " " 3.5oz

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