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Issoire shepherd's knife & awl White Mammoth ivory

Issoire shepherd's knife & awl White Mammoth ivory - IMBL

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The Fontenille Pataud difference: our choice is quality over quantity. We want -and are- proud of the knives we sell. We offer a wide range of product offerings.

Handmade in France by Fontenille Pataud

Handmade in France by Fontenille Pataud

Our choice is quality over quantity. We want -and are- proud of the knives we sell.

Leather pouch made in France included

Leather pouch made in France included

The pouch is an artisan product too, hand made in France.

"ISSOIRE" shepherd's knife : Discover the Laguiole ancestor with its old fashionned "bee" spring !

The Issoire knife proivides a awl used by wine merchants to unclog barrels bungs.

Technical details

"ISSOIRE" shepherd's knife : Discover the Laguiole ancestor with its old fashionned "bee" spring !

Handle : Polished fossilized mammoth ivory, 5 mm slabs, hand decorated with stainless pins diam 0.8 mm (as it was done for ancient Laguiole knives).

Blade : 12C27 Stainless steel , 3 mm thick . Hardness : 56-57 Hrc.

Size and weight : 11.5 cm folded, 21 cm open, approx 110 grams.

Awl , Plates & bolsters: made from solid stainless steel .The spike was formerly used by shép.pards for sheép.s cholics.

Spring & Mechanism : Fully forged, with a "fly - bee" basic system (see picture from the top). Chased, inside polished, made from Stainless steel. This strong shép.pard's knife rép.lica goes with its traditional mechanism : the knife has no bladestop, therefore it must be folded gently with both hands.

Included : simple leather pouch.

Customers testimonials

My Laguiole arrived today and it is a real work of art, which I will treasure and eventually pass down to my son (not too soon I hope) One day I hope I will be in a position to buy a Damascus version.

Phil K. (UK)

Hello,Merci, Knife arrived yesterday, excellent finish to knife, very pleased with lettering.

Tjalling V. (Netherlands)

The Chamois that I ordered for my son came last week and it is beautiful. He is thrilled with it and I know will treasure it for the rest of his life.

Alex D. (USA)

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We shipped our knives worldwide since 1999.

100% Handmade in France

Fontenille Pataud was founded in 1929 and quickly became recognized as a manufacturer of high-end knives.