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    Fontenille Pataud

    Laguiole XS Classic Karelian Birch Handle

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    This small and elegantly designed pen knife incorporates a precision lock back mechanism to ensure that the blade locks securely when in use. Thanks to its small size, the Laguiole XS 9 cm (3.5 inches closed) is perfect for any front pockets or a lady’s handbag.

    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

    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. These details combine with incredible quality and attention to detail makes each knife one of a kind. Included with your purchase are a numbered warranty certificate and a soft leather sheath. 100% Made in France 

    Handle Material: Karelian Birch. This birch is not a particular species but is rather a praised grain figure that is most commonly seen in Downy Birch and Silver Birch. (Harvested in Finland).
    Blade: 14C28N Swedish stainless steel, 2.5 mm thick, 58-59 Hrc.
    Plates: 1.25 mm stainless.
    Decorated Spring & lock-back system: 2.5 mm stainless - Hand file work
    Blade Size: 7.40 cm (2.92")
    Handle Size: 9.30 cm (3.66") including back lock release
    Open Size: 16.7 cm (6.57") 
    Weight: ~ 44 grams (1.6 oz.)

    What's Included: Pocket knife - Leather Sheath - Numbered Certificate - Warranty & Repair Support