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: Poplar burl (Stabilized for added strength) - France 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