The blade is of this carbon steel chef knife is 10" in length with an overall length of 15". Knife i s in overall good condition, some very light pitting and spotting on blade which is typical is carbon steel knives of this age. Absolutely no handle cracks, handle is tight to tang.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, the knives of some of these manufacturers are highly regarde d. Due to the collectable nature of our knives we do not sharpen them before sending off, therefore these knifes may require sharpening before intended use. 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 "Solid Vintage Carbon Steel 10 inch Sabatier Chef Knife Quick Shipping" is in sale since Tuesday, March 17, 2015. 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.