This knife measures 20.25" long with a whopping 14.25" stainless steel blade that's extra-heavy 33 ounces--just over 2 lb. And extra-wide (3-3/8) and is larger, heavier and simply better than any other chef knife you've ever seen. To say the least, it's in a category of its own.These were produced in the 1950's and 1960's in Solingen, Germany exclusively for distribution by the Food Supply giant Jacmar, who provided them to Shakey's Pizza Parlors around the USA where they were used--I can hardly believe this myself--to cut PIZZA! It's true--sad but true--that this magnificent piece was originally wasted in such a mundane way. As you can see, it's a work of the cutler's art and is fully worthy of the Wusthof name. Best of all, as a pre-1987 piece its stainless steel is virgin steel, not recycled, and offers superior performance in every way. This knife has been used and sharpened--expertly--and is found here razor sharp enough to shave a man's face. We sent it to Ross Cutlery in downtown Los Angeles--the best in the business in our humble opinion--where they gave it special attention and honed it up to be even sharper than it was when new. Now, of course, it will still cut pizza like no other knife but is capable of much, much more. Got some granddaddy lobsters that need splitting in half longitudinally? Got a few tons of onions that need prepping? If you've got the arm-strength and the determination, there is literally NOTHING this knife cannot achieve in any kitchen. Old-school chefs of the old Ritz-Escoffier apprenticeship would be proud to show you they can do anything with such a knife, from jointing out a rhinocerous to waferizing a single clove of garlic. It's not for everyone but is for some VERY lucky person out there who recognizes the rarity and quality of such a piece, an instant heirloom that you'll be pleased to pass along to your progeny.
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