# 4772 / Eloi Pernet Inox France 3 pcs Folding knife


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's 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 3 pcs finger nail type Pocket knife has nice checkered handles, spear point main blade, finger nail blade and a pair of scissors. The blade is stamped *Eloi* on the front and *Inox France* on the rear tang. The condition is amazing, all blades snaps firmly and there is no damage to note. It measures 6,5 cm folded and 10,8 with the main blade is extended. Unused

Price :
€ 145.00
Condition :
Mint

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