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Product Code: 4521
Condition: Mint
Price: € 290,00

Charles Louis Eloi Pernet belonged to the third generation of knife makers in Biesles. In 1901, at the age of 12, he became an apprentice in a local cutlery. It was not until 1920 that Eloi decided to establish his own factory, - Eloi Pernet. Eloi quickly became renowned for its craft. In 1925 Eloi won the *Meilleur Ouvrier de France* (Best Craftsman of France) award for a multi-blade knife. The following year, he and his artisans again won the *Meilleur Ouvier de France* award. The World began to take notice as Hermes, Dupont, Vuitton, and Dunhill all sought Eloi fine craftsmanship. By 1937 Pernet had won first prize in the "Arts & Techniques" contest in the Expositions Universelles de Paris. In 1959, Eloi obtained the Medaille d Or de *Qualité France* (gold medal of "Quality France"). Charles Pernet died in 1963, leaving behind a unique discipline for quality and fine craftsmanship. This Elegant original old Eloi Pernet 2 pcs Pocket knife has steel handles and a folding main blade and a corckscrew. The blade is front stamped *Eloi France* and *Star Inoxidable* (old Pernet mark) It measures 10 cm folded . The condition is amazing, all blades snaps firmly and there is no damage to note. Unused