Dexter Russell 5" sheep skinning knife. Old Russell pattern with throwback logo. Carbon steel blade with safety grip beech wood handle. Made in USA. 145 grams, 270mm overall length, 135mm cutting edge.
This knife is NOT stainless. Extra care should be taken to keep it dry when not in use to keep from rusting! No dishwasher.
Founded in 1818, as the Harrington Cutlery Company, and merging with the John Russell Cutlery Company in 1834, Dexter-Russell is the largest and oldest U.S. knife maker still doing business today. They continue to make a large selection of old-school carbon steel butcher knives and tools, as well as the ubiquitous white handled kitchen standbys. They are located in Southbridge, Massachusetts.