Originally designed to be a Mushroom knife this tool serves as an outstanding garden knife as well. The absence of bolsters makes a knife that is light and agile.
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. 100% Made in France
Handle Material: Olive wood (Olea europaea) harvested in France or Italy. Blade: 440 stainless steel, 3 mm thick, 58-59 Hrc. Plates: 1.2 mm brass Decorated Spring: 3 mm Z20 stainless steel - Hand file work Blade Size: 6.6 cm (2.60") Handle Size: 10.6 cm (4.17") including back lock release Open Size: 17.2 cm (6.77") open Weight: ~ 80 grams (2.8 oz.)
Consider this: This knife was 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.