R. Murphy 5" fishing knife with a semi-flexible carbon steel blade and a riveted rosewood handle. Made for gutting and filleting, they have a serrated spine for scaling. These blades are old stock, most likely from the 70's or 80's. Comes with a fitted leather sheath.
This knife is NOT stainless. Keep dry when not in use to avoid rust. No dishwasher.
Founded in 1850 by the brothers Robert and John Murphy, R. Murphy Co. makes high quality affordable kitchen cutlery and tools in Ayer, Mass. They are especially recognized for their shellfish shuckers. In 2018, Dexter Russell bought the company, an moved operations to Southbridge, Mass.