One of the key attractions of Signature knives is the very competitive pricing that places it well below the serious staples of Wusthof and Global knives, but well above the price and quality of supermarket knives.
The latest addition to the range is the Robert Welch Signature 30cm Ham Slicer. The ham slicer is an important component of any serious knife range as it's the most common knife found at hotel carveries and is the perfect blade for carving cold cuts of meat.
The Robert Welch version has a number of features in common with top-quality ham slicers, including a scalloped edge. This type of edge is sometimes referred to as a Granton edge, after William Grant, the Sheffield knife manufacturer who invented the scallop as a means of preventing slices of cold ham sticking to the blade.
Unlike a salmon slicer, the Ham Slicer is relatively rigid for such a long blade, a definite advantage when tackling large boneless joints.