On permanent display at MOMA New York, and based around a repleacable mechanism originally designed for use by the meat processing industry and in unchanged production since 1929. The Chantry sharpener consists of 2 rolling spring loaded butchers steels, mounted at the perfect sharpening angle within a stable, heavy, easy grip, cast iron case. It provides a foolproof method for sharpening european pattern stainless or carbon steel knives - they are simply drawn through, without the application of excessive pressure as if slicing bread. Made in Sheffield. Available in either black or white.