Mann in Spokane, Washington sometime in the early 1900's and offered here in remarkably well-preserved condition. Mann was a very small-scale regional maker who wasn't in business for very long and in my many, many years of collecting cutlery I've only come across a very small handful of their knives and cleavers. That's a pity, too, because their work exudes quality in spades and in terms of its size, desigh, materials, craftsmanship, condition and especially performance, this fine cleaver wants for nothing.It's blade is entirely hand-forged from very fine carbon steel with a full and tapered tang, hafted with brass rivets and some outstanding rosewood handle scales that are as warm to the touch as they are easy on the eyes. As with all carbon steel blades it must be kept dry to prevent rusting but this minor inconvenience is more than offset by the superior performance delivered by carbon steel, as any veteran user can readily confirm. For the purpose of this sale we've had its edge professionally honed up by the good people at Ross Cutlery in downtown Los Angeles, one of the best in the business and it's now WICKEDLY sharp in a way that very few knives ever can be. We urge the utmost in caution or a careless user may find himself in the E. Yes, it is THAT sharp.
This is an extremely useful butcher knife and hefty, weighing in at 12.1 ounces. It measures 18.75" long with a blade that's 13.25" long by 2 wide.It's a true breaking knife, ideal for any chef or butcher needing to work with large sides or quarters of meat, or for any hunter or rancher working with whole game or livestock. 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.
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The item "HUGE Antique Chef's Butcher Breaking Knife by TR MANN Spokane, WA RAZOR KEEN" is in sale since Wednesday, July 10, 2019. 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.