C77 Spyderhawk

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The Spyderhawk is an interesting knife and a very specialized knife with it's hawkbill blade. The knife has an ambidextrous appearance with a movable barrel bolt clip and backlock. The C77 shares it's handle with the C10 Endura and the "Endura-Hawks" which the Spyderhawks with Endura markings in the handle is sometimes refered to, is pretty common.

Appearance in catalogs

The Spyderhawk appears in the 2003 dealer's catalog [1]

The C77 Spyderhawk Salt appeared in the following catalog:

  • 2009 Spyderco Mid-Year Product Guide Supplement

Designer

Sal Glesser [2]

History, mentionings from the forums etc.

The Spyderhawk was chosen as a Spyderco on bladeforums- forum knife. That particular model was blue PE FRN

Information from the Spyderco catalog on the web

No information available.

Variations

All C77 Spyderhawks are made in Seki City in Japan, probably by G. Sakai and have:

Variations of the Spyderhawk

SKU Handle Edge(s) Steel From/To MSRP Note Number made Grind Clip Clip positions
C77SBK Black FRN SE VG-10 2003 89,95$ (2003) Regular version with Spyderhawk text in black FRN handle Unknown Hollow grind Black Barrel bolt clip
C77SBK Black FRN SE VG-10 2003 89,95$ (2003) Endurahawk, Endura handle, marked Endura in the black FRN. Rare Hollow grind Black Barrel bolt clip
C77SBK Black FRN SE VG-10 2003 89,95$ (2003) "Upsidedown" hawk, marked Spyderhawk in the black FRN handle, but with text upside down. Unknown Hollow grind Black Barrel bolt clip
C77PBL Blue FRN PE VG-10 2003 89,95$ Unmarked PE blade and blue FRN handle. Unknown Hollow grind Black Barrel bolt clip
C77PBL Blue FRN PE VG-10 2003 89,95$ Bladeforums.com marked PE blade and "number" of 300. Blue FRN. 300 Hollow grind Chrome Barrel bolt clip
C77PYL Yellow FRN PE H-1 2009-2011 119.95$ Spyderhawk Salt, 100% rust-free Regular production Hollow grind Titanium barrel bolt LH/RH, TU
C77SYL Yellow FRN SE H-1 2009-2011 119.95$ Spyderhawk Salt, 100% rust-free Regular production Hollow grind Titanium barrel bolt LH/RH, TU
C77SOR High-visibility orange FRN SE H-1 Apr. 2018 $154.95 (2018) Sprintrun. Spyderhawk Salt, 100% rust-free Limited (probably 1200) Hollow grind Black Titanium barrel bolt LH/RH, TU

Most collectible variation

The Upsidedown- handled hawk and the PE Bladeforum variation seems to be the most collectible variations.

Questions regarding collecting the C77

How many made of the different versions?

Who designed it?

Technical information

Typical measurements (mm and grams) of the C77 Spyderhawk:

Length overall Length closed Length blade Length edge Hole Ø Blade thickness Weight
210mm 125mm 92mm 85mm 13.5mm 3mm 85g

Typical measurements (inches and ounces) of the C77 Spyderhawk:

Length overall Length closed Length blade Length edge Hole Ø Blade thickness Weight
8 1/4" 4 15/16" 3 5/8" 3 3/8" 17/32" 1/8" 3oz

References

  1. Spyderco's dealer catalog from 2003 is available for download here
  2. Sal Glesser's original comment can be found on Spyderco-Forums [1]

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