The handle has a steel ferrule, which strengthens the end of a handle and prevents it from splitting, at the blade end, and is solid wood.
The blade has a wonderful 'patina' and has been flattened out slightly on the top edge where it has been hit to penetrate bone!
The French maker's stamp has unfortunately worn away, and become unreadable, but the mark is still visible on the side of the blade.
There is a 'punched' hole at the top of the blade for hanging.
The blade is still remarkably sharp (although it should be sharpened before use) and has many years of life left in it.
Length - 32cms/ 12½"
Blade width at widest - 10cms/ 4"
Weight - 500gms/ 1.1 lbs.
It is in excellent condition. The handle has a slight split, from the original drying process, but this in no way effects its functionality.
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