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Forge de Laguiole

Laguiole 12 cm Straight Handle Lucky Knife Replica

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The Lucky Knife is a replica of a "Laguiole Droit" (“straight Laguiole”) first developed by Pierre Jean Calmels in 1829. The “mouche”, which translates as “fly” but is known as the bee is a technical term. Of course, the "Bee" is what most of us assume Laguiole knives have, but interestingly enough many early models like this one did not have a bee but had four leaves clover.

The same goes for the shepherd cross, some models, like this one simply did not have it. This numbered edition knife is limited to 365 units. This unique 12 cm full handle folding knife was entirely handcrafted by the most skilled craftsman from the Forge de Laguiole. The spring and four leaves clover are chiseled from one forged metal piece (see tab below). The full handle of this pocket is made from genuine cattle bone, each bone plate is soaked in tea for 24 hrs to give its aged patina. The Forge de Laguiole workshop is located in the tiny village of Laguiole, France - Pop. 1300 - where the Laguiole knife first appeared in the early 1800s.

Handle Material: Cattle bone (bovine)
Closed length: 12 cm / 4: 5/8 "
Open length: 21.7 cm / 8.5/8"
Spring & Bee:One piece forged T12 steel (no soldered bee)
Blade: Forged T12
Weight: Approx. 84 grams (3 oz.)
Liners: Solid Brass

What's Included: Pocket knife - Gift box - Forge de Laguiole Certificate - Warranty & Repair 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

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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.