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The Opinel Pocket knife created by Joseph Opinel in 1890 as a working man's knife
Still made in Chambery in the Savoie part of France.
Sharp traditional yagatan blade with convex profile and nail nick for opening. It is stamped with the Crowned hand.
Fixed ring for robustness
Round varnished wooded handle for a secure and comfortable grip.
Rivet to hold the knife together
Rotating ring to lock the blade in its open or closed position
8.0cm Sandvik 12C27 modified stainless steel, polished
It is anti-corrosive thanks to the addition of chrome and requires no special maintenance
Its carbon content of at least 0.40% gives excellent cutting edge
The classic Opinel blade has adopted a Yatagan shape
The Yatagan shape is inspired by a traditional Turkish saber, the toe up
The blade is ground to an exclusive convex profile that ensures the strength of the blade and allows efficient regrinding.
Varnished beech handle
Virobloc safety ring
Invented by Marcel Opinel in 1955, the Virobloc safety ring is fitted to all folding knives from the N° 06
Cut out of stainless steel, the Virobloc has two sections, one fixed and one sliding
In addition to locking the blade open (safety in use), it is possible to lock the blade closed (safety in transport)