Made in Italy mean for export

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Made in Italy mean for export

Post by Lucentcrow » Wed Oct 09, 2019 5:50 pm

Does made in Italy mean for export and inox inoxid mean not for export?

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Re: Made in Italy mean for export

Post by Bill DeShivs » Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:08 pm

No. Made in Italy is a generic marking.
Inox, inoxid, rostfrei are also generic. Knives could/can be ordered marked any way the customer wants.
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Re: Made in Italy mean for export

Post by Lucentcrow » Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:37 pm

Ah ok cheers bill

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Re: Made in Italy mean for export

Post by Lucentcrow » Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:38 pm

Bill I say that because my Coricama says inoxid and I’ve been told it was for Europe and South American market

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Re: Made in Italy mean for export

Post by Bill DeShivs » Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:40 pm

It MAY have been marked that way for that market. It depends on what the buyer ordered.
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Re: Made in Italy mean for export

Post by Lucentcrow » Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:51 pm

Ah fair enough thank you kind sir

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Re: Made in Italy mean for export

Post by JayK » Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:43 am

I always thought inoxid and rostfrei meant stainless steel go figure

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Re: Made in Italy mean for export

Post by Billyfish » Thu Oct 10, 2019 3:16 am

Afaik inox and rostfrei do mean (or stand for) stainless steel.

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Re: Made in Italy mean for export

Post by Fishtail Picklock » Fri Oct 11, 2019 5:20 am

Billyfish wrote:
Thu Oct 10, 2019 3:16 am
Afaik inox and rostfrei do mean (or stand for) stainless steel.
Inox is short for the French Inoxidable (Stainless). Rostfrei is German (I believe) for Stainless or (rust-free in English).

Will someone please correct me if I'm wrong.
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Re: Made in Italy mean for export

Post by natcherly » Fri Oct 11, 2019 6:57 am

Mr. Fishpick, you are not wrong. The Italians were thrilled to offer stainless as another desirable feature of these knives. Marketing. Before that you got carbon steel blades that were sometimes plated to protect against rust. My first switch bought in 1955 had just such a blade. As time wore on, so did the nickle plating; it began to flake off.

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Re: Made in Italy mean for export

Post by Maltese flatguard » Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:54 pm

From Coricama 1956, Strasbourg, France.
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Re: Made in Italy mean for export

Post by Lucentcrow » Sat Oct 12, 2019 8:59 am

Wow what a document thanks for showing it :)

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