Historic San Potito Knife

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Historic San Potito Knife

The San Potito folding knife measures 28 cm open, its 13 cm long blade is in brushed c70 stainless steel and the handle is made with fine ox horn.

 The knife of San Potito

A sturdy folding knife, the first records of the historic San Potito knife date back to the second half of the 19th century. It takes its name from the small hamlet in the municipality of Lugo, where there were originally at least three blacksmiths who made it. At the time, Romagna was part of the Papal States, which governed the population with an iron fist. Indeed, by law, the production and possession of fighting knives were forbidden, so much so that knives never bore their maker's sign to prevent them from being traced. Raw materials were scarce, so the blades were often obtained from old files or discarded bayonets. It can be said that the historical San Potito knife was used in many events as a deadly and fearsome weapon, so anyone who was attacked by it was unlikely to escape unscathed. Its ample size, steel-frame construction and four-millimetre blade thickness make it a robust and compact folding knife, ideal for duels. The open position locking system secures the blade effectively and safely.

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4 mm

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With Scales

Closing Mechanism

Traditional Spring


Wooden Box

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From the encounter between the raw material and the skilful hand of the man, high quality masterpieces are born, synonymous with creativity and elegance. The raw materials are carefully selected and modeled in a workmanlike way, the removal of the material, the forging of the blade and the cutting of the horn are still carried out according to traditional methods, guaranteeing the quality of manufacturing. Small imperfections and shapes that are never exactly the same as those shown in the photographs, testify to the artisan essence of the products, born to be beautiful to look at and to last over time, perfectly embodying the ideal of luxury of the unique handmade piece.


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Italy GRATIS* 3-5 working days
Europe € 20,00 Estimated delivery times will be communicated upon receipt of payment.
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*Deliveries in Italy are always free of charge (excluding major and minor islands), as is collection from the premises. Deliveries are made on working days, from Monday to Friday.

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