# 4733 / 1920-30 Jules Calmels Boxed Ivory Marriage Knife

Stunning high quality boxed marriage knife by Jules Calmels *CALMELS A LAGUIOLE Hors Concours 10 Medailles d’Or* The massive knife is 42 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, the central part nicely carved in the so called. *AILE DE PIGEON* pattern. *Plein manche*. Knife seems 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 42 cm in fully extended position No damage to note to the carbon steel parts neither to the ivory handles. the marriage knife is cased in its original velvet and satin line case featuring the original silk ribbon *Jules Calmels Laguiole Aveyron*. The box itseld in very good condition with no visible scuffs or damage. PRICE UPON REQUEST
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Near mint

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