Vintage tools - sharpening stone A53
Up for sale is an authentic VINTAGE BELGIAN COTICULE Natural Sharpening Stone / Razor Hone.
The coticule layer is 7-8mm thick & is NATURALLY bonded to a piece of BELGIAN BLUE WHETSTONE, its a vintage stone & this one has an unusual veining to the top, perhaps a Les Lat variety coticule.
The original veins of BBW natural bonded coticles are now exhausted & the modern production bonds coticules to a slate backing to keep them stable.
An extremely fine finishing stone, coticles give similar results comparable to 6000 to 12,000 grit sharpening stones.
Weight - 350gm
Size: 173mm x 37mm x 17mm
This coticle stone is in authentic vintage condition, a couple of chips to the edges, a natural void at the natural lamination line has been filled with a tar like substance, this is a superb & desirable stone that would make an awesome user.
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