Opinel No9 Knife - Carbon Steel
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Featuring a high carbon steel blade in its classic YATAGAN shape and a handle of varnished beech wood giving the knife its classic looks and ergonomic feel.
Showing it is a true classic, the OPINEL is sold in over 70 countries worldwide. OPINEL have perfected the hardening and tempering process used to produce these unique knives.
Since 1890, The Originals collection included 12 sizes, numbered from 1-12. Today, number 1 and 11 are no longer produced. The fabrication of the No. 1 stopped in 1932. With its 2cm blade and its box wood handle, it was meant to be attached to a key fob or watch chain and used as a pipe cleaner, nail cleaner... As for the No.11, it was taken out of the range in 1935, its size being considered too similar to the other large knives.
The main features of the carbon steel are its exceptional cutting quality and very easy sharpening. To protect the blade against rust, the blade must be wiped clean of fingerprints and washed and dried after each use.
This Opinel No9 folder has a high carbon steel blade and beech wood handle. The Opinel Virobloc or safety twistlock mechanism, increases the safety and versatility of the knife by allowing the blade to be locked in the open or closed position.
Keep this Opinel folding knife to hand during all your adventures: hiking, camping, hunting and fishing. It is the ideal companion for your excursions into the great outdoors.
- Unique Yatagan shaped blade
- 'Virobloc double safety ring
- Exclusive shaped Beach Wood Handle
- High Carbon Steel blade
Blade: High Carbon Steel in Unique Yatagan Style
Handle: Exclusive shaped Beech Wood Handle
Blade Size: 9.0cm
Safety: Double safety ring VIROBLOC
12 months manufacturers warranty.
Reviews of Opinel No9 Knife - Carbon Steel
Opinel No9 Knife - Carbon Steel(5) By: Phillip Danaher on 5 August 2016Perfect size for larger hand. Stiff to open at first until used coup du savoyard. Needed a quick sharpen but blade comes out very sharp.Comfortable grip and a pleasure to use.