California Knives... Proud knife maker of the original California Auto. Designed back in 1992 by Rocky Moser and Boyd Britt. The 'California Auto' is the knife that started the little automatic craze. Originally marketed by Smith and Wesson, thousands of the these knives have been sold. It's uniqueness and quality have set it apart from all the other California legal automatic knives. If you have one you already know! This is an auto that truly snaps open WITH AUTHORITY!!! AMERICAN MADE IN VISALIA, CA.