A look back on the past
   
       
 
1902
In 1902 Léon COURSOLLE imagined a new kind of knife in which the handle took the shape of a beautiful carving set in brass. He became the French specialist in figurative knives..
       
 
1945

In 1945 Monsieur Antonin COUPERIER was a cutlery maker, specialising in the production of folding knives.
       
 
1947

His son Fernand COUPERIER joined him in 1947 and specialised in producing knife blanks.
       
 
1965

Antonin COUPERIER retired in 1965 leaving the business to his son, who carried on managing the business on his own.
 
         
 
1968

In 1968 came the purchase of the COURSOLLE company, founded at the beginning of the century. Production of the famous Coursolle folding knives was continued, with the characteristic solid brass sculpted handle.
       
 
1988

Jean-Marc COUPERIER took on the family business in 1988, and while carrying on with the "Coursolle", developed new products all with the distinctive, solid brass work for which COUPERIER COURSOLLE have been known for years.
       
 
1994

Creation for the COUTELLIA show, the "Laguiole COURSOLLE" in solid sculpted brass.
 
         
 
1995


The "Thiers", the fruit of the combined efforts of a whole profession, bears the name of its birthplace, the cutlery capital..

Couperier-Coursolle gives its distinctive mark to the pure lines of this new knife by endowing it with its famous embossed brass plates and intricately worked bas-reliefs.
The "Thiers" is consequently a true collector's piece, recognisable at a glance.

       
 
Today

Now comes the latest addition to the family, the "Phénix", made in collaboration with Cutlery Artist Yves BELLEIN, a knife with many variations (cigar cutter, cheese probe, shackle remover, table knife, etc.) destined for discerning collectors.
       
           

Couperier Coursolle

32, rue Jean Jaurès 63550 St REMY SUR DUROLLE
Tél : 04.73.94.30.93 - Fax : 04.73.94.02.15 e-mail :
couperier.coursolle@wanadoo.fr