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Limited Edition No. 8 French Plane Wood Folding Knife

The original Opinel folding knife was born on the banks of a stream overlooked by the Savoie mountains. Invented in 1890 by Joseph Opinel, its simplicity, robustness, and functionality make it a noble tool.

This No. 08 features a handle made from the wood of the iconic Plane tree, emblematic of the villages of Provence. The 8.5 cm blade is made of Sandvik 12C27M stainless steel, for optimal corrosion resistance, and has a mirror finish. The Virobloc dual safety system allows the blade to be locked in an open or closed position. 

This is an ideal knife for everyday carry and for uses ranging from foraging to camping and hiking. 

Materials: Sandvik stainless steel 12C27 Mod., French plane wood

French Plane wood, like all woods, has a grain pattern that varies from piece to piece. As such, your knife my have a different grain than the one pictured.

Made by: Opinel

Made in: France

Specifications: 7.59" x 1" x 1" (open); 3.28"

Care: Hand wash and towel dry. Wooden knife handles do not take kindly to long soaks in the sink or runs through the dishwasher.

Further Reading: Opinel has manufactured knives and quality tools in the heart of the French Alps since 1890. Their simple, functional and smart pocket knife, with its characteristic design, has become a globally recognized design icon over the years. Today the brand provides its know-how in other areas such as knives and tools for the garden, for the kitchen and table, for outdoor activities, and for children. The family-owned company is based in Chambery (Savoie-France). 

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