HELLE Sigmund

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Description

The Sigmund anniversary knife is a little bit more than the ordinary and it has quite a story to tell.

Designed by two generations of Helle men. Knife-blade designed by Sigmund Helle in the beginning of the 1930’s and its handle by his son Torodd in 2012. Representing 80 years of tradition. The Sigmund knife is a classic all-purpose knife. Its beautiful handle made out of stacked pieces of wood mixed with leather spacers gives the knife personality and the triple laminated stainless steel blade will offer extraordinary sharpness. The Sigmund knifes comes with a genuine leather sheath out of the ordinary.

Maintenance
Helle knives are designed to retain their sharpness as a lifelong outdoors companion. But it is still important to take care of your knife and its sheath.
The Handle.     Dry the handle with a soft cloth if wet and wax occasionally.
The Sheath.     The leather needs to be impregnated occasionally with colourless
                        impregnation agent (grease or wax) to keep supple. Dry the sheath
                        carefully in room temperature if it becomes wet.
The Blade.       Wipe the blade with a soft cloth if wet and treat with grease occasionally.

Sharpening
Use a diamond tool or a wet stone for sharpening. Place the knife bevel flat to the sharpening tool and work the entire blade. Work one side until you can feel a slight burr on the opposite side. Switch side and repeat the procedure until you feel the burr on the first side. You have now established an edge.

Remove the burr by stroking the blade gently over the sharpening surface on both sides, as if cutting very thin slices. Keep the bevel flat towards the sharpener and move from side to side until the burr is gone.

If the blade is very dull or damaged, use a fine-grained grindstone and plenty of water and sharpen until you have a raw edge. Use much cooling liquid and never sharpen on a dry stone. A hot-ground edge looses its heat treatment and ruins the blade.

Specifications

  • Weight:                         94 grams (3.3 oz)
  • Blade material:              Triple laminated stainless steel
  • Blade thickness:             3.0 mm (0.12″)
  • Blade length:                 10.7 cm (4.2″)
  • Blade construction:        Sticky Tang
  • Handle material:            Beech, leather and darkened oak
  • Handle length:              10.7 cm (4.2″)
  • Sheath material:            Genuine leather
  • Sheath weight:              48 grams (1.69oz)
  • Designer:                      Helle
  • Released:                      2012

We have more products in this range that we will be gradually adding to the website. If you are looking for a particular Helle knife and do not see it here, please send us an enquiry email to enquiries@warebroscutlery.com.au.

Ware Bros Cutlery – The Knife Shop is an Authorised Australian Retailer of Helle knives.

For your information all Helle products purchased from Ware Bros Cutlery – The Knife Shop come with an Australian backed warranty (some conditions do apply).

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