R. Chazeau 'Le Thiers' 9cm folding knife. 12c27 stainless steel blade. Boxwood handle scales. Slipjoint mechanism. Closed length 90mm, open length 158mm, cutting edge 65mm. 50.8 grams.
The 'Le Thiers' style is a collectively designed and trademarked style shared by many regional knife craftspeople in Thiers, France, representing the iconic Thiers style folding knife. Thiers is the historical center of knife making in France, and is still where the majority of French knives are made.
The R. Chazeau brand is made by Coutellerie Chazeau-Honore in the village of La Monnerie-le-Montel, in the Thiers region of France. They specialize in a variety of French style folding and table knives.