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  • Higonokami Japanese Folding Pocket Knife Katana Blue Steel Tochigi Leather Brown

Higonokami Japanese Folding Pocket Knife Katana Blue Steel Tochigi Leather Brown

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Higonokami Japanese Folding Pocket Knife Katana Blue Steel Tochigi Leather Brown




Higonokami Japanese Folding Pocket Knife Katana Blue Steel Tochigi Leather Brown

Higonokami


StyleHigonokami
SteelTypeBlue steel / Soft iron
BladeDouble-Edged
BladeLength92mm (3.6")
OverallLength210mm (8.3")
Folded length: 120mm (4.7")
Weight75g (2.6oz)



Details

This Higonokami knife is original product; designed by Ito Co Ltd and produced by Nagaokanekoma Seisakusho which is the only blacksmith can produce "HIGONOKAMI". The brass sheath is covered by high quality Tochigi Leather. It comes with Paulownia gift box.


Care and Maintenance

Please follow the instructions below to ensure a lifetime of Japanese knives.

  1. Apply mild detergent on a soft sponge or wet cloth to clean. Do not use bleach. Do not use dishwasher.
  2. Use a clean dry cloth to wipe and dry it immeadiately after every use.
  3. Use sharpening stones to sharpen Japanese knives do not use a sharpening steel
  4. For less freaquently used knives apply oil very thinly after the knives are sharpened cleaned and dried.

About HIGONOKAMI

Higonokami is a Japanese traditional folding pocketknife. Manufacturing Higonokami began in the 1890s. Higonokami was very popular among children as one of the stationery sharpen a pencil around the late 1950s but gradually disappeared due to the spread of cutter knife and pencil sharpener. However in Japan it has become a quiet boom among avid collectors in recent years.In the heyday of 1950s the number of blacksmith producing a Higonokami were around 40 in the Hyogo Miki City but Nagaokanekoma Seisakusho is a only maker at present. The registered trademark "HIGONOKAMI" can be used only by Nagaokanekoma Seisakusho.

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