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Nagao Higonokami 3" Pocket Knife - Blue Paper Steel HIGO 03BL

Nagao Higonokami 3" Pocket Knife - Blue Paper Steel HIGO 03BL
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Blade: Blue Paper Steel

Handle: Black

Reference: HIGO 03BL

Made in Japan

Knife Description:

The Japanese Higonokami Knife is a folding knife type Piemontais, with a tradition of over 160 years of manufacturing in various Steel typesHigonokami Knives have been loved for a long time by a lot of persons all over the world.

Motosuke Nagao is an expert Blacksmith in the 4th generation who makes Higonokami folders in Japan. He is a blacksmith in the Hyogo Prefecture Miki City, the traditional birthplace of the Higonokami knife.

This traditional Higonokami Knife is hand forged out of Blue Paper Steel. The 7.6 cm Blade has a Blade Thickness of 3.2mm and is hardened to 60-64 on the Rockwell Scale.

Its inverted tanto blade shape is balanced with a handle of the same width, which gives the knife a simple, streamlined shape. When closed, the blade is entirely sheathed by the handle. The handle is stamped with kanji bearing the Maker’s Name and the Blade Material. The result is a traditional Japanese-style Pocket Knife with a beautiful aesthetic that stands the test of time

These knives are extremely popular in Japan and could be considered as the Japanese Douk-Douk or Opinel knife.

Because the Higonokami Pocket Knives are relatively light and flat, they are great for the pants pocket. Their robustness makes them exceptional for any toolbox. Neat tools for sure.

 

Handforged in Japan.

 

Technical Specifications
 

  • Origin: Japan
  • Warranty: Lifetime Warranty
  • Locking System: Friction Lock
  • Weight: 45 grams
  • Opening: Two-Handed
  • Handle: Folded Steel Handle, Extended Tang, Lanyard Hole, Black
  • Blade Hardness: 60-64 RcH
  • Blade Thickness: 3.2 mm
  • Length Open: 172 mm
  • Length Closed: 107 mm (Includes extended Tang)
  • Blade Length: 75 mm
  • Blade Material: Japanese Blue Paper Stee

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