It exists already early 1700s near Saint-Etienne, the CAPUCIN knife is the knife of the shepherds and farmers, sold and made in the Pyrenees, it is also manufactured in Thiers city, the capital of French cutlery.
The knife is named capucin form the tip of his cap sleeve reminiscent of Capucin monks, it is a knife with two nails, one of which serves as a pivot for the blade and the other to stop the blade, it don't have spring.
One of the first founders members of the "ConfrÚrie du Couteau de Thiers" in 1993, Pierre Cognet
created his own model of the Thiers
, he was inspired from the celeb Douk-Douk