Please read our Terms below for details. This is a superb, hand-forged piece is absolutely gorgeous condition and a MUST HAVE for the serious chef, butcher or collector alike. It's the second of TWO beautiful old Foster Bros. Despite it's much smaller size it weighs ALMOST the same as the larger, 30 ounces vs.
THIS is the cleaver you want if you prefer something more compact without losing ANY of the OOMPH you should expect from such a fine old piece. If you hunt, raise livestock or just prefer to butcher your own meats, you'll be hard-pressed to find finer. It was forged in upstate New York by Foster Bros. Using some of the finest steel ever affixed to a chef's knife, and is stamped, along with their flying arrow logo, FOSTER BROS. It not only looks beautiful but feels beautifully balanced in the hand, which will be, for most users, a most pleasant surprise.Like all carbon steel cutlery, it will rust if not properly kept dry, but takes a RAZOR edge like no other, and outperforms stainless steel in almost every way. It is RAZOR sharp now, coming fresh back from Ross Cutlery in downtown Los Angeles--the best in the business. As with all carbon steel blades you must wipe it down after each use but its beauty and superior performance are worth it. Condition is superb with a wonderful patina over its fluted cherrywood handle and carbon steel blade, which is anchored at bolster using a dome-shaped carbon steel ferrule, then iron-riveted over a full and tapered tang. It will provide its lucky new user with heirloom quality for use, for display and for posterity.
Measures 12-5/8" long with 6" by 5-1/8 blade, but in terms of beauty and utility, comes up HUGE by any measure! Don't pass up an opportunity to truly elevate the quality of cutlery in YOUR kitchen, amateur or professional. And it's never too early to find the perfect gift for that hard-to-shop-for chef on your list!A WORD ABOUT MAINTENANCE: Never use a dishwasher. Wash the knife by hand and wipe clean immediately thereafter. Wipe the knife clean when using it on wet or acidic foods. It WILL rust if not maintained properly. I apply a very thin coat of non-toxic mineral oil to blade and wooden handles periodically, to seal them from ambient moisture in the atmosphere (olive or corn oil will suffice).
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The item "BEAUTIFUL Vintage Foster Bros. Chef's #6 Carbon Steel Meat Cleaver RAZOR SHARP" is in sale since Sunday, September 6, 2020. 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.