SIMON 20th "Buffalo" Albacete Shepherd Knife 8,5cm
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Delivery: SPAIN 3-5 days | BALEARIC ISLANDS 3-7 days | EUROPEAN UNION 7-15 days
SPAIN: 3-5 working days
BALEARIC ISLANDS: 3-7 working days
EUROPEAN UNION: 7-15 working days
Cutlery from Albacete.
20th Albacete shepherd knife handmade reproduction.
"Albazete" inscription with Z from medieval Castilian, very popular later in Albacete´s cutlery golden age.
BÖHLER N695 stainless steel with high edge retention, solid stainless steel handle and bolsters, surrounded lever lock system, external spring decorated with file and authentic selected Buffalo horn scales with ornamental mosaic pin.
Folding knife available in 1 size only.
NO CHANGES OR RETURNS OF CUSTOMIZED PRODUCTS WILL BE ALLOWED.
- "Old Spain"
- Blade measure
- 8,5 cm
- BÖHLER N695 steel. Stainless
- 57-58 HRc
- Buffalo horn
- Opening system
- 85 gr
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CAR: Up to 11 cm of blade you can carry it for sporting, hunting or leisure activity in which you need to use the folding knife. You cannot take it in the car to go to places of entertainment (clubs, pubs, concerts, etc.), demonstrations or any other activity incompatible with carrying a folding knife, or for personal defense. From 11 cm of blade you can carry it in the car, packaged and with purchase ticket from the store to home or place where it is going to be stored. Remember that if you are of legal age and you buy a folding knife in a Albacete store, they are intervened by the Civil Guard and are totally legal.
TRAIN: Craft items that can be considered folding knives, fixed knives, scissors or swords within 72 hours after their acquisition, a period to be justified with the ticket or purchase invoice, and provided they are duly packed and sealed by the selling store can be admitted through the security control of the train. The person transporting them will be identified.
Folding knives, fixed knives or scissors with less than 6 cm of blade may be admitted in security controls without ticket or purchase invoice.
PLANE: When traveling by plane, remember that carrying any weapon or sharp object is forbidden in hand bag.
Therefore, you will have to carry the cutlery items inside your checked baggage. Preferably well packaged.
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According to Royal Decree 137/1993, January 29, Regulation of Weapons that regulates the possession, use, sale, advertising, circulation, import and manufacture of those considered non-fire weapons , it is allowed to buy non-prohibited cutlery items in establishments that are dedicated to the commercialization of this type of products and transport them to the home through the different means of transport. Regarding the use and possession, according to the current law, folding knives whose BLADE is equal to or less than 11 CENTIMETERS are totally legal, as long as they are used responsibly and in logical situations to use it, either to carry out a sports activity, hunting or of leisure in which you need to use the folding knife. You cannot take it, even complying with the legal measure, to go to places of entertainment (clubs, pubs, concerts, sporting events, etc.), demonstrations or any other activity incompatible with carrying the knife, or for personal defense. Folding knives that exceed 11 centimeters of blade can be marketed, but only for ornamental purposes or collection at home.
ATTENTION: Finally and in any case, the criterion of the agent of the corresponding authority will prevail, who will be the one who decides if even complying with the legal measure of the sheet, we can take it or not according to the situation, state or attitude of the person, etc...
The sheath is the best and most important accessory for a folding knife. Not only does it provide comfort, it is the only accessory that will ensure a long life for our tool, since it provides protection, avoiding scratches on the scales and internal dirt, and a plus of resistance against corrosive agents such as humidity, the main enemy of steel, even those in the stainless range.
The greatest "enemy" of any piece of cutlery is WATER, therefore, the right cleaning of a folding knife blade should always be done only with a wet cloth, never submerging it in water, dishwasher, etc..., drying insistently afterwards to avoid possible oxidation effects on the steel, even on stainless steel, try not to touch the handle. If it is also necessary to clean the handle, we will proceed in the same way, but with attention that it is completely dry to avoid deterioration, especially if it is made of a natural material such as wood, bone, horn, etc... Finally, we recommend lubricate the axis, as well as the inside of the handle of any folding knife, with mineral oil, never vegetable, to avoid oxidation that causes the "hardening" of the action of opening and closing our tool.
The best oil for maintaining our cutlery tools, pocketknives, knives, scissors and swords is mineral oil with a high level of filtering. This type is of high quality and multiple applications, it has the best properties since it is the most liquid of all with great penetration capacity. We recommend its use as extra protection on the blade of any tool, even if it is stainless, as well as for the perfect adjustment of the axis of knives or scissors. ATTENTION: Never use vegetable oil, as it is too thick and degrades over time, favoring the accumulation of dirt.
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In PRODUCT SHEET of folding knives, fixed knives, scissors and swords we indicate 2 measurements: Blade measurement and total measurement.
In other products such as accessories, sheaths, etc... we only indicate the total measurement.
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According to Spain Royal Decree 137/1993, January 29, Regulation of Weapons that regulates the possession, use, sale, advertising, circulation, import and manufacture of what are considered bladed weapons, the following is indicated:
Articles stipulated as bladed weapons are legal for domestic use or as decoration or collection at home, except those PROHIBITED (automatic folding knives, karambit folding knives or fixed knives, rapier sticks, etc...).
Regarding its use in public, the following is considered:
FOLDING KNIVES: With BLADE equal to or less than 11 CENTIMETERS, they are totally legal, as long as they are used responsibly and in logical situations to use it, whether it is to carry out a sporting, hunting or leisure activity in which you need to use the knife. You cannot take it, even if it is a legal measure, to go to places of leisure (discos, pubs, concerts, sporting events, etc.), demonstrations or any other activity incompatible with carrying the folding knife, nor for personal defense. Folding knives that exceed 11 centimeters of blade can be sold, but only for decoration or collection purposes at home. Finally and in any case, the criterion of the agent of the corresponding authority will prevail, who will be the one who decides if, even complying with the legal measure of blade, we can take it or not according to the situation, state or attitude of the person, etc... Automatic folding knives and karambit are totally prohibited in Spain.
FIXED KNIVES: Those considered SPORTS fixed knives (hunting, fishing, throwers, etc...) of any size are legal, as long as they are used responsibly and in logical situations to use them, whether for sports, hunting or leisure activities. in which you need to use the knife. You cannot carry it habitually or to go to places of leisure (discos, pubs, concerts, sporting events, etc.), demonstrations or any other activity incompatible with carrying a knife, nor as self-defense. Finally and in any case, the criterion of the agent of the corresponding authority will prevail, who will be the one who decides if we can take it or not according to the situation, state or attitude of the person, etc... Knives with a double-edged blade and less than 11 cm are totally prohibited in Spain.
SCISSORS: Legal, as long as they are to carry out a justified professional activity. Finally and in any case, the criterion of the agent of the corresponding authority will prevail, who will be the one who decides if we can take it or not according to the situation, state or attitude of the person, etc...
SWORDS: Legal only as decoration or collection at home or for the development of professional activities such as recreations, theater, etc... Finally and in any case, the criterion of the agent of the corresponding authority will prevail, who will decide if we can take it or not according to the situation, state or attitude of the person, etc...
The Albacete classic knife, from the 20th century, is characterized by its unique and original "lever" locking system.
This mechanism consists of a lever tab, which we will have to press forward to lift the spring and thus release the blade, unlocking it.
It is very important to do it correctly, since otherwise, we will damage the system by forcing the lever or the action spring.
To do this, carefully follow our instructions:
1) With your right hand hold the handle of the knife and put your thumb on the lever tab, and with your left hand hold the blade.
2) Then the thumb pushes the lever tab forward and the left hand helps the blade to go down, it may go hard at first, it is normal as it is tightly set by hand so that over time once it is soften, do not take excessive slack and the blade is out of adjustment. It is very important that we help the blade to go down with our left hand, since otherwise we exert all the force just by pushing with the thumb, and we will be forcing the system, which sooner or later will break down, either by overcoming the spring upwards, with which the knife will no longer block or completely breaking the lever tab or spring.
3) When the blade has been unlocked, lower the lever tab back to its initial rest position and finally close the blade completely.
*If you need more information about how to correctly close a classic Albacete folding knife, contact us and we will help you in the process.
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