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Rare Early 50's era BARGEON French Made Classic w/ Bone
[BAR-817-STAG]

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Ultra Rare Original Vintage 1950's  BARGEON French Made Classic.  Similar in design to the Italian Classics, but the BARGEON Models are superior in construction.

The 3 3/4" mirror polished Blade is beautifully finished and is marked on the tang "BARGEON INOX". It features a "swedge" grind on the top of the blade (1 1/2" along the top) and Stainless. Handles are Jigged Bone with brass liners. Traditional Sliding Safety with a ROUND Nickel Silver PUSH BUTTON. Later models were switched over to retangular push buttons. Push Button open and close. Measures 8 3/8" overall Open

This model also features Top Bolsters only which are Nickel Silver (normally stainless) (NO BOTTOM BOLSTERS) Very unusual. (You can feel the weight difference as the nickel silver bolsters are much heavier; a quality sign) Measures 4 1/2" closed. unique Nickel Silver bail hook at the base of the handle ....NO BOTTOM BOLSTER. Features excellent action. Side opening leaf spring design. 

This is a 50's era piece that you will very likely never come across again except in a fine collection.. We haven't seen another example of this, and unless you travel to France and do some searching you won't find another...Near Mint Piece with a Custom Zippered Pouch. (No Box). Rarity scale is a 9 out of 10

 

Overall Length:8 3/8"
Blade Length:3 3/4"
Blade Material:Stainless
Handle Material:Bone
Lock Type:Button Lock
Safety:Yes
Bolster(s):Nickel Silver
Liner(s):Brass
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