interesting antique 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 when closed with a 25,5 cm long carbon steel blade. The blade is plain with a long false edge and features a ratchet
type locking system, you have to lift the ring on the back of the knife to
release the blade once opened.
Large steel hand chased shoulder spring.
This old knife 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.