Please read our Terms below for details. PLEASE NOTE: We take our photos in natural light outdoors and as a result there are sometimes reflections or shadows or glare shown in the blades.
In person none of these exist; we will say so in the description if it may be otherwise. One of the finest smaller chef knives you'll ever use with a stainless steel blade.
Designed by famed industrial designer Barry Seibel, this outstanding smaller chef's knife comes from one of the finest cutlery brands ever manufactured in Japan incorporating a Western style. It was made by Oxford Hall in the 1970's but is used but still in excellent condition today, as you can see in the photos, but better than a new one in one key respect: its edge has been professionally edged for the purpose of this sale and is now RAZOR sharp in a way that even many veteran chefs will find refreshing. As the photos show, it's beautifully crafted, made with fully forged bolster/blade/tang construction and with nicely-grained rosewood handles triple-riveted onto a full tang. An exclusive design element to the knives, and a beautifully modernistic one at that, is the greatly oversized third rivet at the butt of the handle.
What the photos can't show is that, like all Oxford Hall knives, it is perfectly balanced in the hand, with great "feel" in the center of your palm, where it belongs. Blades were forged from a superb quality high-carbon stainless steel, to allow easier rehoning and upkeep.
As a result, you should keep in mind that they are stainLESS, not stainPROOF, so don't subject them to long exposure to acidic foods before washing, or their finish will get a bit dull. Oxford Hall knives of this line were universally praised for their cutting-edge design as well as for their cutting edge. Notice the slightly forward-swept angle of the bolster/finger guard. Notice the VERY large rivet at the pommel. Details like this are expensive to manufacture and are not for everyone, but if you'd like the look of your professional tools in the kitchen to contribute to an atmosphere of zeal and creativity, you'll immediately recognize the value of such a piece as this.There's no doubt you want your food to transcend the ordinary. Isn't it time your tools did, too? Blade measures 6.5" (knife is 11" overall), but by any measure, an outstanding opportunity to upgrade the cutlery in your kitchen--amateur as well as professional--from merely excellent to extraordinary. 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.
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The item "Fine Vintage Oxford Hall Fully Forged Smaller Chef Knife RAZOR SHARP" is in sale since Friday, January 06, 2017. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Kitchenware\Utensils\Cutlery". The seller is "ralph1396" and is located in Los Angeles, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.