Pocket knife from France Bretagne - Pradel Horn Carbon steel 7,5cm
Handy classic: Brittany - Pradel Horn Carbon 7,5 cmThe Pradel from northwestern France was for a long time the most widely used knife in the country. It was in the pockets of the men and in the handbags of the female population. When the knifemaker Pradel moved to Thiers in the 19th century and opened his workshop, he had the opportunity for mass production: The Pradel prevailed in all sections of the population. Similar to the Swiss knife, it was also offered with several blades or a variety of tools, which contributed to its great popularity.
This Pradel is a compact, sleek design with a slim blade made of proven 12C27 stainless steel. The narrow, slightly flattened handles are made of bovine horn, in addition to regional wood species the classic material for knife handles. They are firmly connected to the boards with five rivets. Polished stainless steel jaws hold the blade securely in position at the front end.
The particularly compact knife is closed 8.5 cm long. The blade made of carbon steel has a length of 7.5 cm. Before stainless steel became popular in the 20th century, carbon steel was the only material available for knife blades. It is not stainless, but exceeds any stainless steel blade in terms of sharpness and edge retention.
|Product weight:||0,03 Kg|
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