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Higonokami Motosuke Folding Knife Japan _Japanese Knives Australia
Higonokami Motosuke Folding Knife Japan _Japanese Knives Australia
Higonokami Motosuke Folding Knife Japan _Japanese Knives Australia
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Nagao Higonokami Folding Knife | Laminated Blue Steel - Large Motosuke (#05)

This beautiful higonokami (folding knife) was crafted by the late Motosuke Nagao and destined to become a collectors item. Made with a laminated blue steel blade and an engraved bronze handle in black finish.

  • Higonokami Folding Knife by Nagao Japan
  • Large Folding Knife - #05
  • Black finish Bronze Handle
  • Laminated BLUE High Carbon Steel Blade
  • Blade Length: 76mm
  • Blade Thickness: 3.8mm
  • Overall Length: 174mm
  • Genuine Higonokami Made in Japan
  • Laminated Blue High Carbon Steel Blade | 94mm (L) & 2.9mm (Th) 

 

* All higonokami knives show some marks from manufacture.

* Non stainless steel kitchen and folding knives require a small amount of care to prevent surface rust. Even though this can easily be removed if it does occur, we recommend you hand wash and thoroughly dry after each use, do not use a dishwasher. For extended storage, coat in an oil like our Tsubaki.

  

Nagao Higonokami Made in Japan | Japanese Knives & Woodworking Tools Australia


Japanese Folding Knife | Nagao Higonokami

Higonokami are a small non-locking Japanese folding knife, they have a smart and simple design which has remained unchanged for over 160 years. There are many variations of this robust knife, varying from key-ring sized knives, right up to larger custom made and vintage collectible Damascus steel variants. The majority are made from high carbon steel able to hold a very sharp edge, and crafted with bronze handles which will last a lifetime.
At one point in time, every school student of Japan carried these knives to sharpen their pencils. Today they are used as utility knives, in woodworking and even in the kitchen or for food on the run.
The brand Nagao is the last true Higonokami, crafted in Japan under Nagao San, the last remaining blacksmith of the guild permitted to make genuine Higonokami knives. 

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