1515 LA PLACE CUSTOM HANDMADE FOLDING KNIFE BY FRENCH MASTER KNIFE MAKER, MANU LAPLACE. HE HAS BEEN MANUFACTURING KNIVES OF TIMELESS BEAUTY AND UNCOMPROMISING FUNCTIONALITY FOR FIVE GENERATIONS IN HIS FORGE IN THEIRS, FRANCE. THE ORIGIN OF THE NAME DATES BACK TO 1515 WHEN THE BATTLE OF FRANCIS 1 OF MARIGNAN WAS WON. This is a One-of-a-Kind knife, as noted by the "1/1" on the Certificate of Authenticity, and is completely handmade. The gorgeous Handle is authentic Onyx gemstone. The Blade is Damascus Steel-288 layers-with the final DEPOSITED layer of a very thin CERAMIC coating, and with a black PVD coating. The Bolster is Bronze and Sylver with an "Eagle" on one side and Manu's logo on one side. "E Pluribus Unum" is hand engraved on the top of the knife. Comes with a leather pouch.
The hand carving and engraving and the Onyx make that a most exquisite knife. Photos cannot capture its beauty.
Blade: Black PVD Damascus Stainless Steel.
Bolsters: Bronze with Hand Engraved Eagle and Manu Logo.
Locking System: Liner Lock
Open: 7-3/4". Closed: 4-1/2"