It came in a beautiful case and worked like a champ. I would highly recommend this item.
Everything you would expect from wusthof. Other than completing my set, these knives are outstanding. (Previous Wusthof steak knives were a mistake. I had the one piece serrated stainless steel ones). The quality screams SHARP. I use these on ...
Both knives are very sharp, and easy to handle, I can't say how the sharpener works; I haven't needed to use it yet. These are currently my favorite knives for most tasks.