Just buy it and ask no questions.
Mine is 45 years old. My mom and dad have the same knife 60+ years old.
Carbon steel. I have a thousand dollars in knives including many recommended in this thread. This is my favorite for cutting a chicken, deboning, trimming meat, whatever. Chicago Cutlery
Fillet knife Fillet Knife
No telling how many times I've used this one in 45
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