Arago

Edition of 250 pieces -
SKU
B10 ARAGO
The Lancet 'Arago' features a beautiful frame in 'Wave' mokume gane, inlaid with curly koa wood. The blade is 'Copper Wave' damascus steel; the one-hand button lock...
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$975.00
The Lancet 'Arago' features a beautiful frame in 'Wave' mokume gane, inlaid with curly koa wood. The blade is 'Copper Wave' damascus steel; the one-hand button lock and the thumb stud are set with spinel gemstones. Sleek, elegant, refined, and comfortable in the hand and to the eye, the Lancet defines the essential gentleman’s folder in the modern world. The ‘Arago’ features some of the exotic materials and hand-forged metals that are the hallmark of William Henry's collections; a distinctive personality statement to be worn and used for a lifetime.

Features & Specs

  • One-hand button lock system
  • Dimensions: 
  • Blade 2.75" (69.9mm)
    Handle 3.63" (92.2mm)
    Overall open 6.38" (162mm)

All William Henry knives feature a unique serial number which is engraved into the blade to assure the authenticity and lifetime traceability of the product

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This knife is shipped in an elegant wood presentation box, and it comes with a pocket clipcase made from soft, high-grade leather, with an integrated stainless steel pocket clip

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Materials & Artistry
Copper Wave damascus

Copper Wave damascus

This beautiful William Henry exclusive blade steel (patent pending) incorporates copper and stainless steel into a 45 layer Wave Damascus that features a core of VG-5 stainless steel. This steel attains a hardness of HRC 59, excellent by any standards, at the cutting edge.

Curly Koa

Curly Koa

Koa is a fabled tree, and wood, sourced responsibly from the Hawaiian islands. It is reddish brown in color, takes a beautiful polish, and can occasionally offer very fine figuring/curl and chattoyance. William Henry uses only the highest grade of figured Koa (as available) for our work, resin-stabilized for durability.

Wave Mokume

Wave Mokume

Wave Mokume is another William Henry exclusive material (patent pending) that fuses traditional metal forging with modern fabricating technology. This alloy features copper, stainless steel, and pure iron in a 55 layer billet patterned with our undulating Wave. When highly polished and heat colored, the iron layers take on deep browns, purples, or blues according to temperature and quenching technique.

Spinel

Spinel

Natural spinel is a gemstone that has become a great favorite with gem dealers and gem collectors; one might even say that spinel is for gemstone connoisseurs only.
It is a hard glassy mineral occurring as octahedral crystals of variable color and consisting chiefly of magnesium and aluminum oxides. Some spinels are among the most famous gemstones in the world: among them are the Black Prince's Ruby and the "Timur ruby" in the British Crown Jewels, and the "Côte de Bretagne", formerly from the French Crown jewels.