Opinel No.8 Sampo Pocket Knife, Curly Birch
A limited edition version of Opinel's classic folding locking knife, with buffed handle in curly birch from Finnish forests and a 8.5 cm stainless steel blade with a mirror finish. Curly birch is a subspecies of silver birch found in northern countries. Its veining is slightly speckled, with small waves — each handle is uniquely patterned. Comes in a presentation box. Opinel have been producing their iconic pocket knives in the Savoie region of France since 1890, and although the renowned locking ferrule was only introduced in 1955 in the years since the design has become the archetypal folding lock-knife. Possibly safer than more traditional sprung pocket knives their construction is also less complex, allowing the rare marriage of quality and affordability.
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