The nogent style handle has a small hairline crack (see photo #3), but is tight. The knife has recently been professionally sharpened and is ready to go. The name Sabatier is considered to imply a high-quality knife produced by one of a number of manufacturers in the Theirs region of France using a fully forged process.
If you would like to upgrade to Priority International, faster and more expensive, please message us before purchasing. We have a pet filled home, heat our home with a wood stove, use recycled packaging material whenever possible and acquire our inventory from multiple sources and therefore can not guarantee our products and packaging materials come from a smoke free environment. And please recycle the packaging materials we send to you. The item "Sabatier Professional Carbon Steel 9.5 inch Chef Knife with Nogent Style Handle" is in sale since Thursday, January 24, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Kitchenware\Utensils\Cutlery".The seller is "strangetrip68" and is located in Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.