RARE VINTAGE GERMAN EMIL ERN FORGED CHEF SLICING KNIFE 7 1/2" CARBON STEEL BLADE
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VINTAGE GUSTAV EMIL ERN
FORGED CARBON STEEL
CHEF'S SLICER KNIFE
MODEL # 3643-8
7 1/2" CARBON STEEL BLADE
CONTOURED WALNUT HANDLE
NEW - IN STORAGE 40+YEARS!
Overall Length 12 1/2"
Blade Width at Handle 1 1/4"
This is the only one of these beautiful Gustav Emil Ern carbon steel slicers that in my collection.
The forged carbon steel blade has the Ern name
and Axe-in-Block logo engraved on it, and has
been protected by original wax coating.
The tang and blade have experienced some very minor oxidation, much less than one would expect on a knife this old. The contoured walnut handle shows no shrinkage and is very comfortable.
If you are looking for an excellent
carbon steel knife, this Ern classic will serve you well.
Made in Solingen, Germany by one of
its premier cutlery companies, this knife has
been in storage since the early 1970's.
The blade still has its rainbow patina under the waxed coating.
This coating can easily be removed by rubbing
off with vegetable or mineral oil.
The fine carbon steel blade , sharp and strong,
is its greatest feature.
The knife sports a full tang, meaning that one
piece of steel runs the full length of the knife.
Three rivets hold the ... read more