# 4789 / Antique C 1900 Solid lever lock Stag Handled Cornillon Hunting Knife Navaja – Ignaz Rosler & Sons


Antique C 1900 Solid lever lock Stag Handled Cornillon Hunting Knife Navaja – Ignaz Rosler & Sons

This very interesting sturdy and solid French hunting folder is known as *Cornillon* and has a curved single edged blade with an upwardly curved handle that tapers to a point. Knife handles are curved because made from the solid end of stag horn split or slotted to contain the blade. The tip of the horn covers the point of the blade, the blade having been shaped to fit the natural curve of the horn.

The knife measures 29 cm long closed and is nearly 46 cm long opened. The blade is plain with a long false edge and features a ratchet type locking system, you have to lift and pull forward the lever on the back of the knife to release the blade once opened. Large steel shoulder spring.

This wonderful hunting knife dates to the early 20th cent and is in great condition, handles are not chipped, blade is excellent, few small stains, no chips off the cutting edge, 100% full, nice sharp point. It is tang marked with the maker’s mar for Ignaz Rosler  & Sons. (Ignaz Rosler & Sons Cutlery Works of Nixdorf, Bohemia 1794-1918.). it was one of the first cutlery companies in Nixdorf in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, before WWI, Nixdorf was the 3rd most important source of foreign knives sold in the United states, following Sheffield and Solingen


Price :
€ 430.00
Condition :
Excellent

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