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Rouen city old "cow's tail" knife Black horn tip

Rouen city old "cow's tail" knife Black horn tip - ROUPCN

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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.

Manufactured from 1890, Rouennais was intended for Norman and Picardy farmers and herders. It is above all a country knife, essential for breeders who appreciated its sharpness and even used it to clean cow's tails, hence its nickname "cow's tail".

Technical details

A very old model of knife what was sold in the Rouen region. It used to be called "cow's tail" and were used by the local farmers.

Handle :1st quality black horn tip . Also available in ebonywood

Blade, spring and plates :  12c27 stainless steel for the blade, carbon steel for the spring, brass for the liners 

Size & Weight :11 cm when folded, 19.5 cm open, approx 70 g.

Assembling :traditional hand made nickel silver rivets.

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