With a history of over 150 years, Masamoto is one of the best known and preferred brands of traditional Japanese knives in Japan and the most praised and selling among Japanese sushi chefs around the world.

The Petty (coming from the French word petit which means small), is one of the most used knives in the kitchen. A small, general-purpose knife used for peeling, shaping, and slicing fruits and vegetables, chopping herbs, and making garnishes. Can also be used in handheld cuts cause of its size, it is a handful tool for everyday use by both home cooks and professionals.

 Masamoto VG series 150 mm Petty, is made from Hyper Carbon Molybdenum-Vanadium Stainless steel that combines rust resistance, sharpness and edge retention. Famous for  its great balance is neither too light nor too heavy.  Its western type handle is made of Polyoxymethylene Resin that gives it durability, heat & water resistance but also antimicrobial effect. Excellent choice for an all-round versatile small size knife.

Brand / Blacksmith: Masamoto
Series: VG
Knife type: Petty
Blade Length / Total length (mm): 150 / 265
Grind: 50 / 50
Finish: Satin Polished
Steel type: Hyper Molybdenum Vanadium
Forging method: Monosteel
HRC hardness: 58 – 59
Handle type / Material / Ferrule: Western / Duracon (Synthetic)
Spine Thickness at heel / tip (mm): 1,70 / 0,50
Blade height at heel (mm): 30
Weight (gr): 104