This one of a kind 12 cm full handle pocket knife was entirely handcrafted by Master Virgilio Muñoz in the village of Laguiole. This masterpiece features entirely handle chiseled forged bee and spring. The handle is made with oak barrel wood. This knife is signed by Mr. Muñoz on the back of the blade (see photos). A signed certificate as also provided with this knife.
The Forge de Laguiole workshop is located in the tiny village of Laguiole, France - Pop. 1300 - where the Laguiole knife first appeared in the early 1800's.
About Virgilio Muñoz
Virgilio Muñoz was awarded the title of Meilleur Ouvrier de France (Best French Craftsman) in 1986 in the collector's knife category. Each one of his knives are custom-made to order. Each model is an exceptional piece and a unique achievement. Virgilio Muñoz signs each of his knives with his initials: MV. Each knives is a works of art with a precise fit, a perfect finish, a beautiful choice of materials and a wonderful design. Virgilio was born in Spain in 1955.
Something to consider
Virgilio Muñoz is retiring this year (2019), knives like this one will never be available again.