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Forge de Laguiole

Laguiole Knife with Corkscrew & Awl Marbled Horn Tip Brass Bolsters #4

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DETAILS

This is a Laguiole Corkscrew knife with Awl, also called a Laguiole 3 piece: One of the hardest Laguiole knives to find are the 3 piece models. To understand the true purpose of this tool you first need to know that the Laguiole knife was a Cattlemen's tool, more about the Awl.
The corkscrew was added to the Laguiole knife in the 1880s. This addition was the result of the sale of corked wine bottles in urban society, but also in response to the request by the people of Aveyron who had left to find work in the cafes of Paris. Cafe owners and waiters were to remain loyal to their traditions.

This pocket knife was entirely hand made in the village of Laguiole and features a forged T12 steel blade, bolster and liners. Forge de Laguiole knives are truly and by far of the highest quality offer in the market today. Additionally, each one of this masterpiece is entirely handmade by the same craftsman to ensure pride in the completed piece.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 1800's. Read more about Laguiole's history You can also become a Laguiole cutlery expert by learning some facts here.

Consider this: Forge de Laguiole is the most renowned Laguiole knife manufacturer in France.

Handle Material: Horn Tip / Buffalo (the tip is the strongest part of the horn).

What's Included: Pocket knife - Black gift box - Forge de Laguiole Certificate - Warranty & Repair support -  Free Shipping & Free *Return (U.S only).

Forge de Laguiole's workshop is a member of the "Entreprise de Patrimoine Vivant". This award is presented to exceptional French manufacturers that produce outstanding products with remarkable know-how and ethics.

TECHNICAL ASPECTS AND SIZE

Forged T12 Blade: 3.93" / 10 cm long
Weightapproximately: 3.6 oz - 102 g

Size & weight: 12 cm / 4.72" (folded) 23 cm / 9" (open)
Bolster & Liners: Cold forged brass

Technical aspects: The blade of this knife is forged from T12 steel. This non-stainless metal alloy combines the durability and ease of sharpening found with carbon steel but without the rusting issues. Forge de Laguiole unique methods of forging, combined with tempering, gives this knife a perfect cutting edge. T12 alloy comes from the department of Isère, France and is exclusively made for FDL. The bolsters are made of solid cold forged brass and, as with all brass items will require periodic cleaning.

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Location areas are "approximate." Our engravers will place engravings in the most "tasteful & appropriate" way. Please let us know if you have special requests regarding the order of words, size, etc...before you place an order by calling us at 1-860-245-2211. We cannot accept the returns of an item that was not engraved the way you "assumed" it would be unless you provided us with specific written instructions that we did not follow.


All engraved orders ship same or next business day depending on order time.
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