Whether you're an outdoorsman or a hunter this big knife will handle most tasks you throw at it. This knife features a look-back mechanism with Teflon washers making this big charismatic knife’s blade action operates smoothly and safely during opening and closing. This is a big knife, please consider its size before purchasing it.
About the sheath: The included full-grain leather sheath is made in France and features a metal snap closure as well as a 1.75" inches belt loops. Double stitching can be found on all stress areas to provide years of use without stitch failure. This sheath is made of 1/8 inch thick ultra-soft cowhide full-grain leather.
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.
Handle Material: 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, 3.5 mm thick, 56-57 Hrc. Plates: 1.5 mm stainless. Decorated forged Spring: 3.5 mm Z20c13 stainless - Hand chiseled Lock-back system: 3.5 mm thick Z20c13 stainless steel Blade Size: 9.75 cm (3.85") Handle Size: 12.70 cm (5") including back lock release Open Size: 22.5 cm (8.85 ") Weight: ~ 190 grams (6.7 oz.)
Consider this: This knife is entirely 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 from start to finish ensuring pride of ownership of the final piece. 100% Made in France