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This small and elegantly designed pen knife incorporates a precision lock back mechanism to ensure that the blade locks securely when in use. Thanks to its small size, the Laguiole XS 9 cm (3.5 inches closed) is perfect for any front pockets or a lady’s handbag.
Guilloche: The Guilloché series features additional chiseling of the spring, liners (top & bottom) as well as the full blade top.
Consider this: This knife is entirely handmade in Europe's capital of cutlery "Thiers." The “Gilles®” Fontenille Pataud collection of knives are considered by many to be some of the best pocket knives money can buy. All Knives offered by Gilles are entirely made by a single craftsman from start to finish ensuring pride of ownership of the final piece. 100% Made in France
Technical aspects: Smooth, easy opening & closing is provided by a Teflon assisted lock back system. This knife also features a solid hardened blade stop to help prevent the blade's edge from making contact with the inner area of the spring. These details combine with incredible quality and attention to detail makes each knife one of a kind. Included with your purchase are a numbered warranty certificate and a soft leather sheath. 100% Made in France
Handle Material: Stainless Steel needle/studs inlay - Horn Tip from domestic cattle. The tip of the horn is the hardest and most durable, Inferior horn handles are made from the bottom of the horn which will warp with time.
Blade: 14C28N Swedish stainless steel, 2.5 mm thick, 58-59 Hrc.
Plates: 1.25 mm stainless.
Decorated Spring & lock-back system: 2.5 mm stainless - Hand file work
Blade Size: 7.40 cm (2.92")
Handle Size: 9.30 cm (3.66") including back lock release
Open Size: 16.7 cm (6.57")
Weight: ~ 44 grams (1.6 oz.)
What's Included: Pocket knife - Leather Sheath - Numbered Certificate - Warranty & Repair Support
We Recommend the use of Tuf-Glide Oil Free Lubricant 1/4 oz Pen.
Periodically place a couple drops of lubricant on the axle of all moving parts.
More details here - $8.95
Max Capdebarthes is a master leather craftsman located in the tiny (pop. 800) 12th-century village of Sauveterre de Rouergue in the southwest of France.
Each sheath is made from carefully selected genuine cowhide. Mr. Max Capdebarthes is considered by most knife manufacturers as the best leather craftsman in Europe, perhaps the world.
Many acclaimed cutlers, such as Forge de Laguiole, Fontenille Pataud and Chateau Laguiole contracts Max for their needs.