# 4889 / Wonderful rare *couteau facette* folding knife with Damascus Blade by Jacques Mongin, 1970s

Wonderful rare  *couteau facette* folding knife with Damascus Blade by Jacques Mongin, 1970s

Plain and solid ivory handle and lock tab carbon damascus blade on the palm spring (palette loch system)

The blade and all metal accessories are completely handcrafted and the spring is fitted to the handle

Locking tab is nicwly hand file worked and the maker's signature is engraved on the back of the spring

The knife is in mint condition. The blade is in full profile and locks up tightly and firmly. Opens and closes smoothly

No damage to note to the handles, no dents to the steel parts

It measures 98mm folded and 176 mm in fully extended position

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 icon’s legacy. 

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Near mint

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