N°08 Grey Laminated Birch

A knife with a spectacular blade that cares for the environment!

€33
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A knife with a spectacular blade that cares for the environment!

This N°08 knife has a natural tinted birch wood handle and is a truly unique piece that is sure to be an instant winner.
Supplied in a blue gift box with specific instructions, this knife is an ideal gift idea to keep in mind.

Technical specifications

8.5 cm

Hardness 55-57 HRC. European origin.
The stainless steel used in OPINEL blades is a grade optimized to guarantee both high corrosion resistance and high mechanical performance. 
The blade offers excellent sharpness and high resistance to abrasion (wear) which allows it to withstand regular contact with hard materials, such as ceramics, before requiring re-sharpening. Stainless steel has the advantage of requiring no special maintenance under ordinary conditions of use, unlike carbon steel. Nevertheless, it can meet its limits when it is put in prolonged contact with an aggressive environment (acid, salt water, detergent ...).

The Finnish birch is a white wood. We use blocks of coloured and resassembled strips to shape our handles and give them a great appearance.

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 now possible to lock the blade closed (safety in transport).

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