Passion France

Laguiole 1850 - Black Buffalo Horn

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Original-LAGUIOLE from 1850, reconstruction of a CAMILLE PAGÈ- drawing, 11cm, "plein manche" without bolsters, black buffalo-horn-tip handle, forged traditional "mouche", spring hand-decorated.

The LAGUIOLE, originally the knife of the farmers and cattle breeders in the Auvergne, is probably the best-known knife of France. A small village located on the volcanic high plateau of the Massif Central gave this knife its name which made it famous all over the world. Numerous myths and legends have been spun around this small knife and its many details.

So it is said that the bee on the ressort, originally the emblematic animal of Napoleon, was awarded to the cutlers of Laguiole as a token of his gratefulness for their valiant services.
It is further said that another fond detail to be found on the handle of many LAGUIOLE knives also dates back to very ancient times, one that is typical for the people of this region: this is the inlaid cross made from small metal nails in the handle shells. People say that it served the shepherds who rammed the knife into the ground in order to be able to pray in front of a cross, when they had to spend the night outside with their herds on the pasture, when wolves were howling all around them.

We sell two leather belt sheaths for this knife.  Natural colour or black.

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Unless otherwise specified we always use DHL Next Day Delivery.  If your order comes in before 11am, it will ship the same day and you'll receive it the next day (European orders only).


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FREE RETURNS on all Italy orders


Flat rate of €15 - DHL Next Day Delivery
FREE SHIPPING for orders over €300
FREE RETURNS on all European Orders.

Rest of World

Zones 5 & 6 * - Flat rate of €28 - DHL 

Rest of World - Flat rate of €40 - DHL 

(* Zones 5 & 6 are: Albania, Andorra, Belarus, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Canada, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Iceland, Isle Of Man, Jersey, Kosovo, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Republic Of Moldova, Republic of Montenegro, Norway, Serbia, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United States)


We prepare and ship orders as soon as the order arrives as all our stock sits at our location.  All orders made before 11am will ship out the same day.


For European orders, unless you chose a 'Standard Shipping' service, you will receive your order the next day.  For orders outside of Europe, expect to receive your order from 2-3 days.

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