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Letter opener Date of Construction: 2006-01

Blade Characteristics
   Steel Type: Damascus
   Composition  :  Nickel/1095
   Billet #  :  4-Mar
   Number of Layers: ~200
   Pattern: Twist
   Etch: Medium
   Polish: 600-1200
Dimension (inches)
      Length: 5.75
      Max Thickness: 0.205
      Min Thickness: 0.101
Handle Characteristics
   Grip Material: Teak
   Grip Type : Bolster
   Fittings Material: Bronze(90:10)
   Fasteners: Glue
Dimension (inches)
      Length: 5.5
      Max Thickness: 0.645
      Min Thickness: 0.575
      Max Height: 0.9
      Min Height: 0.889
Heat Treatment
   Austenization & Quenching
      Heat Source: Lava Pool
      Temperature (F): 1500
      Quench material: Salt Pot
      Quench temperature (F): 475
      Temperature (F): N/A
      Duration (hrs): N/A
      Repetitions: N/A

Full sheath provided

Composite with 4 bars. An edge without nickel is not present, so edge retention and smooth cutting is problematical - hence it's a letter opener.

n/a  =  not applicable