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Forge de Laguiole

Forge de Laguiole Corkscrew Fossilized Mammoth Tusk Satin Finish - Precious Handle Series

Important Warranty Info
  • Forge de Laguiole Corkscrew with Genuine Fossilized Mammoth Tusk handle (Outside bark) Satin Finish.This Forge de Laguiole corkscrew is entirely hand made in the village of Laguiole and feature a Forged T12 stainlessconstruction.Handmade in the village of Laguiole, France Forge de Laguiole corkscrews are truly and by far of the highest quality offer in the market today. Additionally, each one of this master piece is fully handmade by the same craftsman to insure pride in the completed piece.

    Note regarding outside tusk mammoth Ivory: It is normal for this very desirable grade of mammoth ivory to show cracks, discolorations and inconsistencies. The fossilized ivory as been buried for 10,000 + years, sediments and tons of pressures have caused the colors and cracks you see on the piece today. Each ivory plate has been carefully selected by Forge de Laguiole, is stable and will not easily break. In any case, Forge de Laguiole will repair this or any other corkscrew if it ever fail to work proprely.

    Note: The Forge de Laguiole workshop is located in the village of Laguiole, France where the Laguiole knife was invented in the early 1800s. More about Laguiole knives's history here. Become a Laguiole knife expert by learning the facts here

    Fact! Unlike most french Laguiole manufacturer Forge de Laguiole does not outsource any suppliers outside of France.

    What's included: Corkscrew- Leather storage sheath - Gift Bag - Certificate from manufacturer + Mammoth Ivory Certificate from Manufacturer.

    Product SKUSOM MAM SAT

  • Size: All Forge de Laguiole corkscrews have the same specifications and weight around 3.10 oz / 88 grams. Overall length closed is 4.3/4 in / 12 cm. The 2.1/8" foil cutter is serrated and double as a bottle opener.
    Blade, Spring, Bee,Liners & BolstersMirror polished T12 steel. Produced exclusively for Forge de Laguiole, T12 steel combines durability, rust resistance and ease of sharpening. Forge de Laguioleés unique methods of forging, combined with tempering, give this cutter a perfect cutting edge. The T12 steel comes from the Isí_í‰re region of France.
    Handle Material: Handle Material: 10,000 years Old Mammoth Ivory (Grade 1 - outside bark of tusk). This corkscrew comes with a black belt sheath. Please note:You will receive the actual item pictured.
    Mammoth Ivory Origin:Canada

    Product SKUSOM MAM BRI
  • Forge de Laguiole offers a lifetime warranty against manufacturer defects.Item will be replaced or repaired at the discretion of the *manufacturer.What is cover:Any product failure due to manufacturer defect. Issues like bent screw or blade will be repaired but are not cover by the manufacturer warranty.We offer free warranty support (click here for details). Please contact us with any warranty claims, do not send item to France directly as it may not be handled correctly. *Disclaimer:The above warranty is offered by the manufacturer not Laguiole Imports. Laguiole Imports cannot be heldresponsible for any issuesarising from a warranty claim.
  • This Forge de Laguiole folding knives is made of T12 stainless steel, this type of metal does not require any maintenance. Please do not immerse your knife in water or place it in the dishwasher, doing so will be detrimental to the handle material and will void your warranty. Periodically place a couple drops of lubricant on the axle of all moving parts. We recommend the use ofoil free Sentry-Solutions-Tuf-Glide 1/4 oz Pen Applicator here.
    • Below is the approximate blade location areas. Please take a look at our engraving portfolio here to see past examples of engravings.
    • Below are the fonts available. Please keep in mind that most cursive fonts do not look good in "all caps". If you desire all caps engraving please select a block font such as Roman, Century or Garamond. Click on a font's name to see the alphabet.

      HOW MONOGRAMS ARE CREATED

    • Most personalized orders leave same or next day depending on order time. However, please allow up to 2 business days during the couple of weeks preceding Christmas and Father's day. If you need reassurance please call us at 860-245-2211 between 9am & 5pm EST Monday through Friday and we will be able to provide you with a more accurate turnaround based on your particular needs. Please keep in mind that our engravers do not work Saturdays and Sundays EXCEPT during the 2 weeks preceding Christmas and Father's Day. Please visit our "Shipping Schedule" page if you are planning on using one of our EXPRESS shipping options.

    • Engraved items cannot be returned unless we made an obvious mistake such as location, font or spelling. Location areas are "approximate." Our engravers will place engravings in the most "tasteful & appropriate" way. Please let us know if you have special requests regarding the order of words, size etc. by calling us at 1-860-245-2211. We cannot accept returns on items that were not engraved the way you "assumed" they would be unless you provided us with specific & comprehensive instructions that we did not follow.

      Please review your engraving's spelling before checkout.Although we try to catch errors we cannot be held responsible for spelling mistakes, typos and incorrect location provided by customer. Thank you for your understanding.
Laguiole Repair & Warranty Support

 

Laguiole "Lifetime Warranties" have been abused by many manufacturers for decades. Some of them will honor it but most of them will not unless you are able to contact them in France and show a lot of patience and determination. Laguiole Imports strictly enforces all manufacturer warranties.

 

IF YOU PURCHASED YOUR ITEM FROM LAGUIOLE IMPORTS

If you are located in the United States we will handle the shipping fees to and from France for your repair or warranty service.In most cases, we will act on your behalf with the manufacturer and handle your claim quickly and efficiently (see details below).

 

IF YOU DID NOT PURCHASE YOUR ITEM FROM LAGUIOLE IMPORTS

For all brands except Forge de Laguiole (see tab below) we will not be able to handle your claim. You will need to contact the original retailer and most likely asked to ship your knife or corkscrew to France at your cost. Moreover, the manufacturer will require you to pay for the cost of the return shipping.

Broken chateau laguiole corkscrew

 

Laguiole "Lifetime Warranties" have been abused by many manufacturers for decades. Some of them will honor it but most of them will not unless you are able to contact them in France and show a lot of patience and determination. Laguiole Imports strictly enforces all manufacturer warranties.

 

IF YOU PURCHASED YOUR ITEM FROM LAGUIOLE IMPORTS

If you are located in the United States we will handle the shipping fees to and from France for your repair or warranty service.In most cases, we will act on your behalf with the manufacturer and handle your claim quickly and efficiently (see details below).

 

IF YOU DID NOT PURCHASE YOUR ITEM FROM US

For all brands except Forge de Laguiole (see tab below) we will not be able to handle your claim. You will need to contact the original retailer and most likely asked to ship your knife or corkscrew to France at your cost. Moreover, the manufacturer will require you to pay for the cost of the return shipping.

Forge de Laguiole Warranty

Forge de Laguiole offers a lifetime limited warranty against manufacturer defects.

Warranty and repair support are only available for Forge de Laguiole products purchased within the United States(proof of purchase required).

If the item failure is deemed to be a manufacturer's defect you will not be charged any repair fees. If it was not a manufacturer's defect (i.e. bent foil cutter blade, screw, etc...) you will be informed of the repair cost in advance. Expected turnaround is up to 2 months Please complete the form below to start the process.

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Chateau Laguiole Warranty

 Chateau Laguiole offers a lifetime warranty against manufacturer defects.

If the item failure is deemed to be a manufacturer's defect you will not be charged any repair fees. If it was not a manufacturer's defect (i.e. bent foil cutter blade, screw, etc...) you will be informed of the repair cost in advance. Expected turnaround is up to 8 weeks at this time.  

Warranty and repairs support are only available for Chateau Laguiole purchased from Laguiole-Imports.com.
If your Chateau Laguiole was not purchased from us please contact the original retailer for warranty support.

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Fontenille Pataud Warranty

Fontenille Pataud aka "Gilles" offers a lifetime limited warranty againts manufacturer defects.

Warranty and repairs support are only available for Fontenille Pataud cutlery purchased from Laguiole-Imports.com.
If the item failure is deemed to be a manufacturer's defect you will not be charged any repair fees. If it was not a manufacturer's defect (i.e. bent foil cutter blade, screw, etc...) you will be informed of the repair cost in advance. Expected turnaround is up to 2 months Please complete the form below to start the process.

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Max Capdebarthes Warranty

Max Capdebarthes offers a limited warranty against manufacturer defects. Leather sheaths will be repaired or replaced at the discretion of the manufacturer if the sheath is found to be defective.
What is covered: Any product failure due to manufacturer defect. Issues like cuts, punctured leather or obvious signs of negligence are not covered under the warranty. Please contact us with any warranty claims, do not send an item to France directly as it may not be handled correctly.

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CODE38

Code38 professional wine knives carry a Manufacturer’s international warranty covering any defects in materials or workmanship for the lifetime of the product. This Warranty does not cover fair wear and tear, alteration or unreasonable use. Register your Code38 to be covered by the Lifetime Warranty.

Code38 takes extraordinary measures so your Code38 will give you many years of dependable service. If it doesn't, at our discretion the manufacturer will gladly repair or replace it with one of equal or greater value. This warranty does not cover abuse, alteration, theft, loss, or unauthorised and/or unreasonable use of your Code38 product. This warranty does not cover accessories, engraving, colour finishes, cleaning or sharpening. To obtain warranty service, it must be an approved return, please contact us

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*Disclaimer:The above warranties are offered by the manufacturer, not Laguiole Imports.
Laguiole Imports cannot be held responsible for any issues with the manufacturer related to a warranty claim.