4" stainless steel pairing knife
K Sabatier Authentique stainless series knives are forged from Z50C13 and tempered to 54-56 HRC; soft when compared to Japanese knives, but still with good edge life. These traditional style French stainless steel knives have a great toughness and are super easy to sharpen.
Thiers, France at the Aine & Perrier Sabatier works. Aine & Perrier Sabatier (aka K Sabatier) has remained a family run business since its inception in the 1830's. The registered K trademark was recorded in 1834, making them arguably the oldest of the many Sabatier companies.