Many of you are familiar with this particular knife, as it is featured in Pierre's gallery and has been reviewed here on KKF. It has been lightheartedly called the "power sword" by its previous owner.
Here is a link to the original review:
Custom 270mm Rodrigue Gyuto
The knife was returned to Pierre for a "spa treatment", and was chronicled here:
A Power Sword's Day at the Spa
I purchased it from the original owner after it sustained yet another tip damaging experience, and it made a second trip to Canada where Pierre worked his magic once again.
Suffice to say that it has become a much svelter version of its original incarnation, but it is still a "mighty gyuto". It has lost about 1 cm of length, so I'm listing it as a 26 cm gyuto.
$495 includes insured shipping to a CONUS address and PayPal fees.
As is came from Pierre in 2011:
After two trips to the "spa":