Dexter Russell 7" meat cleaver with carbon steel blade. Riveted rosewood handle. For heavy butchery tasks. Made in U.S.A. 650 grams, 182mm cutting edge, 335mm overall length.
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.