Of all of them, this is, by far, my personal favorite of the bunch, and among the oldest. Produced by Russell, it was made in their Massachusetts works sometime after the patent of 1872, with that year being stamped into its maker's markings on its blade, when the integral cast-steel bolster found on this knife was patented. This is not a reproduction but an original piece found here in remarkably well-preserved condition. The entire piece is excellent and ready to go to work, as you can see. Measures 8-5/8" long with a 4.5" blade.
As you can see in the photos, it's a superbly crafted piece on par with the best ever made by that most legendary of cutlery-makers. The entire piece has a great patina and its condition is astonishingly free of the cracks, nicks and other problems that often plague knives of this age. Even more impressive than its beauty and condition, the most remarkable thing about the piece, by far, is its performance in the kitchen. For this sale it has been professionally edged and now you can literally shave with its edge.Large enough for small slicing duty, but deft enough to be used for peeling, paring and other utility work, it's a knife made to please small and large hands alike in the pursuit of culinary perfection. You know how difficult it is to come by fine, smaller chef knives in carbon steel, since most knowing chefs won't part with theirs until they're dead of the knife is worn out. Do your kitchen arsenal a favor and don't pass on this heirloom-quality gem. Also will make an exceptional gift for any hard-to-shop-for chef on your list! Our store's inventory is searchable using the search field or may be browsed by clicking on categories, with each option found on the left side of the store's homepage. Don't see it or can't find what you're looking for? It's wrong--it's STEALING--and you WILL be turned in to us by one of the legion of our loyal customers, who inevitably see your plagiarism and notify us about it. All items come from a smoke-free home. There will be NO EXCEPTIONS to this policy. If you dislike this or find this unfair, PLEASE shop elsewhere; we only want happy customers and it's our feeling that no one should be able to claim dissatisfaction with this policy, since we're stating it up front.
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We'd like to sell'em cheaper.. But MY WIFE won't let me!! The item "FINE Antique 1872 Russell GRW Chef's Hand-forged Carbon Steel/Bone Paring Knife" is in sale since Thursday, March 01, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Kitchenware\Utensils\Cutlery". The seller is "ralph1396" and is located in Los Angeles, California.
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