Friedr. Dick Meat Cleaver 6 inch Stainless Steel Blade, 1lb. 2oz. It is not big meat cleaver, but it is heavy in the size of the blade, and thick enough to cut bones and frozen foods. It has high-quality chromium-molybdenum steel. Company History: 1778 Johann Friedrich Dick founded a file manufacturing workshop in Esslingen.
1873 Paul Friedrich Dick took over the company. Start of sharpening steel production.
1878 Construction of a small factory in Esslingen, 20 employees, first file production machine.
1889 Move to the new plant in Esslingen, Kollwitz-/Fleischmannstrasse, 100 employees. Production of complete file programme from the smallest watchmakers file to the largest square file (over 45 cm in length), start of the manufacture of additional special tools, butcher knives and cleavers.
Blade Length; 6 inch (152mm) The width of the blade: tip side; 8inch (83mm) heel side; 2 1/2inch (67mm) Handle Length; 5 1/2 inch (142mm) Total Length; 11 1/4 inch (280mm) Knife weight is 1lb. 2oz. (510g) The heel part of the spine width is 4mm (3/16 inch) wide. BLADE; mono stainless steel (high-quality chromium-molybdenum steel)