Notice that the knife incorporates the slightly rounded French-style bolster, but made of clad solid, machined brass, which allows your fingertips to achieve maximum contact with the knife for better control than its German counterparts. It was made in Sheffield by Rodgers, perhaps that legendary city's most legendary makers of fine blades.
Its marking help date the piece to the 1960's-70's, with its blade marked, with three hallmarks: star, Maltese cross, star, Maltese cross J R, JOSEPH RODGERS, MADE IN SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND, STAINLESS. This knife is a model of beauty, functionality and craftsmanship, and for many chefs, the only knife you'll ever truly need in the kitchen. It is especially nice to be found in such excellent condition; there are a few scuffs from careless honing, but the blade is 100% full and and the GORGEOUS rosewood handles are free of any of the problems too often found on fine vintage knives. Handles are warm to the touch and easy on the eyes-truly remarkable to behold. It was made in highly-desirable medium size (has an 8" blade, 12.5" overall) that permits it to be used for just about any and every job in the kitchen, by large hands or small.The quality of its hand-forged stainless steel blade and beautiful rosewood handles is exquisite. Like all fine knives, it has a fully forged tang that extends the full length of the knife, with maximum balance in the hand. When you use a knife like this, it feels like an extension of your hand, not a mere object that you're holding. It's superb aesthetics are matched by it's performance. Whether you're an amateur or professional chef, you know how important the finest cutlery is to your state of mind while cooking. Here's your chance to relax and let your hands take over. And it's never too early to find the perfect gift for that hard-to-shop-for loved one! A beautiful piece for use or for display among a collector's finest cutlery. Our store's inventory is searchable using the search field or may be browsed by clicking on categories, with each option found on the left side of the store's homepage. Don't see it or can't find what you're looking for? It's wrong--it's STEALING--and you WILL be turned in to us by one of the legion of our loyal customers, who inevitably see your plagiarism and notify us about it. All items come from a smoke-free home. There will be NO EXCEPTIONS to this policy. If you dislike this or find this unfair, PLEASE shop elsewhere; we only want happy customers and it's our feeling that no one should be able to claim dissatisfaction with this policy, since we're stating it up front.
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If you're not in total agreement with us here or disagree for any reason, again, we can only urge you to PLEASE shop elsewhere. We'd like to sell'em cheaper.. But MY WIFE won't let me!!The item "FINEST Vintage Jos. Rodgers Sheffield Chef Knife withRosewood Handle, RAZOR SHARP" is in sale since Sunday, March 14, 2021. 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.