When companies do them, they are saying - we are making 100 pieces of this knife, but we have announced it before and brought the hype up (by sending it to YouTubers and bloggers), so now many people want them - and if you want one - you better buy now and pay a lot. Just pushing those sensitive collector's buttons saying - you are going to be sorry when this hits the secondary market, because then you'll pay twice as much.
I even have a theory, that some of the knives are not sold instantly through dealers, but are kept by the companies, their employees or some cooperating dealers and the whole "sold out" thing is just part of the hype. When the prices go up on the secondary market - they just sell the remaining pieces and make even more money on each knife.
ZT0801CF was just one of those knives. It had amazing bronzed finish, CF inlays and cutout on the middle of the handle that made it look awesome! Too bad it was sold out, and many of us didn't have a chance to own it...
Good thing there is no such thing as limited edition in China!
And it was of course Ben from Ben's Shop who made this happen.
Check out the knife here: https://goo.gl/jxdSR7