The blade has some pitting and staining, common in carbon steel knives of this age. The handle is in good shape. And tight to the full tang.
It does have two scratches - see photo #4. Established in 1814, Wusthof has been a family business for seven generations.
In 2014, Wusthof celebrated its 200th anniversary as a company. With a current range of more than 350 types of forged knives with the "Made in Germany/Solingen" hallmark, Wusthof has become one of the leading manufacturers of quality knives around the world. 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 "Vintage Wusthof 10 inch Carbon Steel Lamb Splitter 660-10" is in sale since Monday, February 12, 2018. 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.