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Higonokami Pocket Knife: Splash Mark Edition Black 75mm

NAGAO WORKSHOP
$18

Overview

Higonokami Sadakane-Koma ""肥後守定駒"" Pocket knife

Stylish water-splashed like design on hilt. Comes in 3 colors. Frontslipping opening system with no lock.

Blade Material: Blue paper carbon steel

Approx. spec of knife
Total length: 172mm
Closed Length: 111mm
Blade length: 75mm
Blade thickness: 3mm
Weight: approx. 45g

*The length of blade may differ since all of their blade are hand-made*

Estimated delivery: For 10-14 days

Product code: 000MK0012
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Description

Thick, solid and durable, this simple folding pocket knife has been around Japan since pre-war.

The Aogami steel used on its blade is hard, adrasion resistant and very durable steel; ideal choice for making a cutting edge blade.

The Higonokami Knife is registered trademark, and as you can read in the History section below, there's only one wordshop that has rights to produce it.

History

In 1895, Meiji period, Shigematsu Tasaburo "重松太三郎" developped a knife based on the folding pocket knife he brought back from Kagoshima prefecture. He named his knife Higonokami "肥後守" since the most of his customer was in the land of Higo "肥後", which is nocalled Kamamoto prefecture of the Kyushu island.
As the knife became popular, Miki city "三木市" prospered. At the most, there were 40 factories in the city. but as the time changed, one by one those factory closed down. There is only one factory that still produces the Higonokami "肥後守": the Nagaokoma Workshop "永尾駒製作所". founded in 1894, Nagao-san and his family still produces the knife just as their ancestor did 100 years ago.

Order & Delivery Details

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EMS Fedex E-Packet
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Delivery Time:

It takes from 4 days to 3 weeks after you receive a shipping notification email from us. You can use a tracking code included in the email to check the shipping status. Visit Japan Post tracking or FedEx Tracking. Please contact us should you need your order before the specific date, and we can arrange Express mail for an extra charge.

Insurance:

A-Janaika Japan offer free insurance that covers 100% of purchase if the price of the item exceeds JPY 500,000. You can receive either full refund or replacement If the item is damaged or lost in the delivery*.

*Subject to insurance company assessment. A damaged or broken parts can be covered by above-mentioned insurance within 7 days from its arrival.

Cancellations: While we have a no-cancellation policy, we make sure to clearly communicate with all our customers to determine the correct item is requested before transactions are made.
Customs & Duty: As customs and duty vary from each country, this cost is incurred by the customer.
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