Named after the village of Yssingeaux (translation from local dialect = five cockerels) this knife honors the Gallic Rooster, the unofficial national bird of France. With his rooster crest look back mechanism and Teflon washers this charismatic knife’s blade action operates smoothly and safely during opening and closing.
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. 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:12C27 Swedish stainless steel, 3mm thick, 56-57 Hrc. Plates: 1.5 mm stainless. Decorated Spring: 3 mm stainless - Hand file work Lock-back system: 3 mm thick Z20c13 stainless steel Blade Size: 8.8 cm (3.45") Handle Size: 11.27 cm (4.44") including back lock release Open Size: 20 cm (7.7/8 ") Weight: ~ 93 grams (3.3 oz.)