Perceval 9.47 Table Knives

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Inspired by the pocket knives carried by many of his compatriotsand the 9.47% ABV wine Charles and his friends shared when the decision was madeCharles took up with artisan atelier Perceval to create the 9.47 table knife . Now working in-house with the high-end knife-maker in Thiers, France, Charles supervises the specialized production of the modest utensils. Made entirely by hand of cryogenically treated steel and polyacetal thermoplastic, the powerful knives are both modest in form and superior in function. At $150 for a set of two, the price can be a bit discouraging. However, once in hand, there’s no denying the 9.47’s sleek design and impeccable craftsmanship.
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Detroit man gets hunting knife he lost during Vietnam War more than 40 years ago

The only thing I remember is a gigantic orange ball in my face, he said. Its like looking at the sun and then you look away, and you can still see it. Cates, who was just five yards to his left, was unharmed. I remember telling him he was okay and he was fine, Cates recalled. But, of course, thats what you always say. He wasnt okay and he wasnt fine. RELATED: ANTI-WAR VETS TRESPASS CONVICTIONS VOIDED Max Ortiz/AP Cybulski says he’s going to carve the 754 into the handle of the knife representing the number of men who died from his brigade and leave it at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Cybulski was airlifted to an American hospital in Long Binh, Vietnam, before he was sent home. Cates grabbed Cybulskis dropped hunting knife, hoping to find a chance to give it back one day.
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