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Anryu AS Petty 120mm
Anryu AS Petty 120mm Anryu AS Petty 120mmAnryu AS Petty 120mmAnryu AS Petty 120mm
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Anryu AS Petty 120mm

Item #: AAS-P120

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Our Price: $140.00
After 50 years, Anryu has given over his business to his trusted apprentice, Ikeda san, who now manages Anryu Hamono and does the lion's share of the work.

This is a new line of knives from this famed blacksmith. They are made from Aogami Super steel. AS steel is part of the Hitachi Blue Paper high carbon steel family, specifically developed for tools and knives. This steel has the highest wear resistance and lowest toughness of the three Blue Paper steels. Edge holding is truly outstanding and it is easy to sharpen too. It contains the highest amount of carbon and chromium of the three alloys which not only increases its hardness but also gives it a slight advantage of the others in terms of corrosion resistance. The inner core steel is clad with a soft stainless steel in the san-mai style of awase. This makes the knife easy to care for.

The rustic kurouchi finish is a perfect look for this knife which is further enhanced with a nice octagonal maple handle with a black pakka wood ferrule.

  • Blacksmith: Ikeda san
  • Location: Echizen, Japan
  • Construction: San Mai, Hammer Forged
  • Edge Steel: AS
  • Cladding: Stainless Hammered
  • Finish: Kurouchi
  • HRC: 61-62
  • Handle: Octagonal Maple
  • Ferrule: Black Pakka Wood
  • Weight: 2.4 oz (68 g)
  • Blade Length: 120 mm
  • Total Length: 248 mm
  • Spine Thickness at Base: 2.5 mm
  • Blade Height: 30 mm

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      Nice little knife
    Posted By: Chris - verified customer

    I am new to the world of Japanese knives, so every knife purchase is kind of a first for me, but this is a beautifully crafted little knife and it is a joy to use.

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