Which spydie do I have?

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I was at the shop looking for a sharpner and was admiring the spydercos. There were a couple of small ones that really caught my eye, the blades were "hollowed" out on the inside in different designs, one had a little spyder and web. Although I wasn't in the market for a new knife, I had money in my pocket and try as I may I could not put it back after looking at it! It was a little under 40 bucks and has a plastic handle, not the same material as the "better" spydies and the lock and clip are thick wire.
I just got it cause it was pretty and to carry in my pocket and backpack as an extra light duty knife so I'm not expecting much. I went to the websight and could not find the model of this knife or anything else about it. I didn't get a box or anything with it, I just put it in my pocket and left. There is no play or obvious defects and opens and closes real easy with one hand.
Has anyone else seen these?
 
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What you bought is the "Q" model. See how the opening hole looks like a Q.

There are many differnt designs made, the Spyder, H&K, Jolly Roger, Flag, various company logos, etc, etc...

Check out the Spyderco forum and then do a search for Q, you will find many post and pictures of them, and welcome to the forums.

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Yep, that's a "Q". I've thought it might be kind of cool to have a collection of them with the different designs.
I just have one now I bought it in '98 at my first knife show the New York Custom Knife Show.

Here's a pic.

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