The Pialincu (Peasant in southern Corsican dialect) - was created by Antoine Zuria and Robert Beillonnet (Awarded best custom French knife maker in 1997 & 2000). This 10.5 handle pocket knife incorporates a precision lock back mechanism to ensure that the blade locks securely when in use. The addition of Teflon washers will make sure that the blade action operates smoothly and safely during opening and closing. One-piece forged spring and "Bee".
Consider this: This knife is 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, ensuring pride of ownership of the final piece. 100% Made in France
Technical aspects: Smooth opening & closing of the blade is provided by a Teflon-assisted lock back system. This knife features a solid hardened blade stop to protect the blade's edge. Unlike cheap mass-market products with machine-decorated springs, the spring top of this knife is hand-chased with a file. The "bee" on this knife represents the outline of the island of Corsica. Combined with incredible quality and attention to detail, these details make each knife one of a kind. A numbered warranty certificate and a soft leather sheath are included with your purchase.