Please read our Terms below for details. This superb knife is nothing short of fabulous in every way and a true rarity. For the serious chef or butcher who has wanted only the LARGEST and SHARPEST possible butcher knife, look no further.Made in the USA by Winchester some time in the 1920s-30s, it has been used VERY little, retaining most of its original finish on its blade and handle. It has acquired some very few, very minor spots on its blade from laying in storage for many decades but it's in superb condition with no problems of any kind. I'm fairly sure this is its original edge and it is VERY sharp. This knife has gorgeous rosewood handles of the highest quality and they are as warm to the touch as they are pleasing to behold. The knife comes in a HIGHLY desirably 14.25" blade size (19.5" long overall) over a full and fatted tang, the largest size the company made. It was made for use by men and women who took pride in their work as well as in their tools. The fact of this knife's survival in such fine condition is testament to that. Blade is Winchester's finest virgin American carbon steel, which must be kept dry.
This minor inconvenience is more than offset by superior performance, though, as any chef or butcher can tell you. Originally, it was made to cut steaks, roasts and chops from a side or carcass--in a single stroke. At this size there is literally nothing that will stand in its way when it's time to separate the steaks from the side. Of course, many knowing chef prefer this kind of knife for everything from slicing meats, carving a turkey, wafering an onion to filleting huge fish--the kind of knife that would be right at home in the arsenal of the finest chef or most discriminating collector. It would be impossible to overstate the quality of this knife, as any old-school chef who has ever used one can attest.An excellent opportunity to add an heirloom to your stable of fine cutlery whether for use or display. 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.
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The item "RARE Huge Vintage WINCHESTER Carbon Steel Chef's Butcher Breaking Knife SHARP" is in sale since Tuesday, February 27, 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.