That is pretty awesome, true piece of history!
Thanks for the tip, Steeley.
Dang, at least try to even out the finish when you're using a bead blaster to clean up your "beautifully preserved antique cleaver......with "rich lustrous patina"
The hand logo on the Sab was registered to the Sabatier family that set up in Le Moutier in 1874.
Interesting seeing the 2 branches of the same name, in close proximity making knives without being related
Some of my knives http://www.kitchenknifeforums.com/sh...1-Tom-s-knives
Nice site .
A clever cook can make good meat of a whetstone.” Erasmus