Even if it weren't marked in this way, only one company produced a knife of this size and shape with such refinement and with mahogany rosenwood handles of this quality. Dating from the early-mid 1900's, it was constructed in the classic French chef's configuration, in the largest and widest size produced. It comes to you here with a blade hand-forged from fine, virgin cutlery steel at a time when the United States was producing the best steel in the world, as it continues to do even today.
It has everything going for it one could hope to have in a chef's knife. In addition to the superb quality of its carbon steel blade, its construction is world-class, with handles triple-riveted over a full and finely tapered tang. Most remarkable, though, is its size, which is BIG and wide (14.5" blade that's 3.25" wide at base, 19.75 overall length). In my esteem, however, the knife's single most desirable quality is the lightness, balance and speed that it enjoys in the hand, despite its rather large footprint.At a modest 16.7 ounces this is NOT a cuisine massive, one of those very heavy duty knives of this size. It is, instead, a graceful giant, capable of turning your inner demon loose in the kitchen, to the utter horror of onions, celery or anything else you need to chop fast and furious. I have not seen another knife of this size by any other maker handle so well--you could easily accomplish any job in the kitchen with it, including precision work of every description. Though it has been used, obviously, it remains in excellent condition, as the photos show, with a full blade and undamaged handles--ready for another lifetime or two of outstanding service. Best of all, perhaps, this exceptional knife was recently given an EXTREMELY sharp professional edge and must be treated with extreme care.
In the old days, many classically trained French chefs didn't consider a knife fit for professional use until it received its first "working" edge upon receipt from the factory. Sushi chefs continue this tradition with their rituals of water stones and the resulting keen of their blades is virtually alien to most home cooks (and to many professional chefs) of Western indoctrination. This knife comes pretty close to just that kind of sharpness, but please exercise MAXIMUM caution, since a careless user may find himself in the E.Only a true carbon steel blade can consistently attain the razor-sharp edge that makes using it a true pleasure you must wipe the knife after every use to avoid stains and rusting, but will be richly rewarded with superior performance! Whether you're a chef, collector or simply someone who appreciates fine cutlery for any purpose, here's an excellent opportunity to upgrade your arsenal with something singularly special. Remember, it's not our indulgences in life we come to regret--it's our bargain. 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 "HUGE and EXTRA-WIDE Landers Frary & Clark Carbon Steel Chef Knife RAZOR SHARP" is in sale since Thursday, November 1, 2018.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.