exemplar of a French multiblade type folding knife from the renowned French
knife maker Jacques Mongin.
Main spare point blade with a mirror polish finish
tang stamped *Nogent inox/JM/Depose*. Additional tools provided are bottle/cap
lifter, scissors, screwdriver, secondary blade, punch and corkscrew. Cattle
horn handle scales with steel liners.
100 mm mm long when folded and 180 mm
when main blade is out.
The knife is in mint condition. The blade is in full
profile and locks up tightly and firmly. Razor sharp. No damage to note to the
handles, no dents to the steel parts
Exquisite detail, the finest materials,
flawless craftsmanship, and superlative designs that transcend the best
traditions of the Golden Age of French cutlery are all incorporated in the
handcrafted knives of Mongin. Located in Biesles (Nogent), France, this small
shop of artisans painstakingly create the edged works of art designed by master
cutler, Jacques Mongin. The winner of the prestigious MOF (Meilleurs Ouvriers
de France - Best Craftsmen of France) award in 1965, Jacques has recently
retired, but his son, Daniel Margaux, has taken over and maintains this cutlery