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Chateau Laguiole Versailles Series - Thuya Handle - 221 years old wood

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The selection of historical woods used to create the magnificent Versailles collection was recovered from the gardens of the Chateau de Versailles. Nearly all of the rare and old specimen trees of the castle were uprooted during the terrible storm of December 26, 1999, most of those trees were imported from around the world to the Chateau de Versailles during the 18th century has part of the 1776 centurial gardens renovation ordered by Louis XVI. All genuine Chateau Laguiole like this one are Made in France.

All genuine Chateau Laguiole corkscrews like this one are Made in France.

Handle Material: Very rare and absolutely gorgeous 221 years old Thuya (Cupressaceae) recover from the gardens of Versailles after the storm of December 26, 1999. Originally imported from morocco. The Thuya tree was planted during the centurial renovation of the Versailles gardens in the years 1776 to 1778. The age of the tree is based on the approximated year it was planted in 1776/1778 and the year it died (1999).

All Chateau Laguiole wine openers are made of 12C27 stainless steel and weigh around 4 oz (113 grams). The overall length closed is 4.5 inches (11.40 cm).
The foils cutter is serrated and measures 1.5/8 inches ~ 4.06 cm).

What's Included: Corkscrew - Gift Box - Certificate - Leather Sheath - Warranty & Repairs Support 

 We Recommend the use of Tuf-Glide Oil-Free Lubricant 1/4 oz Pen.
Periodically place a couple of drops of lubricant on the axle of all moving parts.
More details here - $8.95

Amaranth, also known as "Purpleheart" (Peltogyne spp) harvested in central America.
This beautiful Latin American hardwood is extremely popular for furniture and other small objects such as cutlery. 

Note: This wood species is not listed in the CITES Appendices or on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

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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.