judging by the 2 fixed blade biltong knives i have, it's the blade shape, although this will happily cut other stuff, as any other knife could cut biltong!
it was made in S. Africa though, so i guess they know more than us:)
bottom 1 in the pic - unused, 01 with paduak handles and 3mm brass liners - solid as a rock, just not getting used. made by smokepole - an excellent SA maker
trade value £50 (ish)
blade blanks of any kind (in particular a short stick tang blade, about 60mm blade length)
been busy in the shed for a few weeks, and have knocked up a few sak refurbs:) Not sure of half the models - that's an evening on sakwiki working that out:O
a couple of these are cpmmissions, but most are just on saks i had lying around:)
Black Walnut Nomad
Purpleheart on the left, Ivory...