The origins of the multi-tool can be traced back as far as the Roman Empire. And, honestly, they probably go back even further. But, it wasn’t until 1983, with the release of the original Leatherman PST, that they took on the familiar form we in the EDC community know so well today. Now, to celebrate 35 years of business, the brand has released a Collector’s Edition of that first offering.
Based on Tim Leatherman’s original design, this magnificent tool features 14 built-in functions – which range from dual sets of pliers, to multiple wire-cutters, to four types of drivers, to bottle & can openers, and more. It’s even fitted with a 420HC knife blade. And every single one of these tools, which feature Tim Leatherman’s signature emblazoned upon their handle, was made right here in the USA. And that’s not all; they each come with a wooden display case, a leather sheath, a Tim Leatherman-signed certificate of authenticity, a collector’s coin, and a t-shirt. But only 500 will ever be made. So, if you want one, you’d better be ready to pony up the required $275.