Navette carbon steel with brass handle by Coursolle.
Very compact and comfortable to slip in the pocket.
Riveted brass handle, aged, with a “poilu” (hairy).
This is a re-edition of a knife that came out to celebrate the end of WW1. It represents a “poilu” or hairy, a French trench soldier. The trench warfare didn’t give much time to get a haircut or a clean shave, hence the name.
Made using the original dies.
XC75 carbon steel bourbon style blade, satin finish and slipjoint mechanism.
Comes in an original box.
Handle: 3.54in (9cm)
Main blade: 2.56in (6.5cm)
Blade thickness at ricasso: 0.12in (3mm)
Handle thickness: 0.19in (5mm)
Weight: 1.6oz (46g)
Find the history of the Coursolle sujet knife following the link