I've been focusing on 70's Case's this year ... strategy is to find cheaper ones with some rust/slight pitting, but full blades that I can restore. I put off buying a 6235 1/2 for years, as I'd never pay what the going rate always is for this pattern, but finally found one in rough shape, but had potential. After a couple hours of elbow grease, it's become my fave acquisition of 2020. Perfect length @ 3-3/8" & just feels substantial in hand, plus blades have that holy grail snap that we all covet. Now I understand the hype ... it's Just a great pattern. If Case ever wanted to pull an old timer out of the vault for a reissue - I bet they would set record sales if they chose the 6235 1/2 !