In 1890, in a small Savoie village in Maurienne, Joseph Opinel invented the pocket knife that now bears his name. The Opinel Company. Located at Chambéry in the heart of the Alps, is still run by the descendants of Joseph Opinel and manufactures items whose quality has made the brand famous for nearly 130 years.
Specifications and Features:
- The blade of the Opinel knife is made of high-alloy carbon steel and can be easily resharpened
- It can be locked in place in a flash by turning a safety ring (Virobloc system).
- The handle is made of dried, long-stored hardwood
- A special coating protects against moisture
This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. www.P65Warnings.ca.gov