Great Eastern Cutlery is a knife company in Titusville, PA which is committed to building knives like "they used to be." The company was founded by master knife makers Bill Howard and Ken Daniels. Bill Howard was the chief knife designer at Queen for years, so you know you can trust these guys to produce top quality knives.
The serpentine pattern (also known as a dogleg) is one of the most collectible pocket knife patterns. Serpentine refers to the gentle curve of the frame.
The #56 Pattern, in all of its forms, is 3 1/2" long closed. It will prove to be one of the most pocketable of all the GEC line.