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Nontron, France

N°22 Nontron Pocket Knife Ebony Handle - Aluminum Inlays

Nontron is the name of a village in the Dordogne department of France where it is believed knife making started at the beginning of the 13th Century thus making Nontron France's oldest pocket knife. Today, the cutlery that bears its name (Coutellerie Nontronnaise since 1928) produces handmade knives using ancestral methods and, yes modern tools as well. 

This handmade 3.15 in (8cm) blade pocket knife features a nickel-silver rotating ferrule to safely keep the blade open while in use. The main body of the genuine marquetry handle is made of ebony wood, is adorned with an aluminum ring and finished with a non-rotating ferrule that serves to protect the handle's extremity.

You may have this knife set engraved today without any additional delay. Our engraving help page offers tips and guidance to get your engraving just right. 

What’s included: Knife & pictured leather sheath. This knife is cover by a lifetime warranty against manufacturer defects. All components of this knife are 100% Made in France. 

Size: Overall Overall 7.1/8" or 18 cm  Blade 3.3/16" or 8.2 cm
Handle Material: Ebony, Africa & Aluminium 

Metal: The blade of this knife is forged from T12 steel. This metal combines durability, rust resistance and ease of sharpening. It is harder than carbon steel but less sensitive to oxidation. 
T12 steel comes from the Isère region of France and is forged by Forge de Laguiole, France. Note that T12 is a registered trademark and can only be found on Nontron and Forge de Laguiole knives.