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Product Code: 4470
Condition: Near mint
Price: € 0,00

Stunning high quality boxed carving set by Jules Calmels *CALMELS A LAGUIOLE Hors Concours 10 Medailles d'Or*composed by a folding knife and fork en-suite. The massive knife is 50 cm long in fully extended position. Single blade made of carbon steel with long tapering false edge and wonderful hand filed work on the back. Stamped transversally *CALMELS A LAGUIOLE Hors Concours 10 Medailles d'Or *. The knife is mounted with superb genuine ivory thick slabs over brass liners fastened with brass pins. The spine is masterfully hand filed work throughout its length and even the brass liners show attractive file-working. The thick ivory slabs have a curved shape and have been carved at the top and butt. *Plein manche*. The three-tined fork is en suite with the knife, with wonderful ivory slabs and same file working. Both knife and fork seem not to have been used. Blade is in full profile and opens and closes properly with a firm snap and no wobble when opened. The spring is very strong. The knife measures 23 cm when folded and 50 cm in fully extended position No damage to note to the carbon steel parts neither to the ivory handles. The set is cased in its original velvet and satin line case featuring the original silk ribbon *Jules Calmels Laguiole Aveyron*. The box shows externally some scratches and normal wear from time. PRICE UPON REQUEST