Opinel No8 "1890" XC90 Carbon steel with Goatskin storage sheath
LIMIT OF 2 UNITS per customer. Grabe this one when you can! This is a real collector's item that is very limited.
To celebrate its 120th anniversary Opinel recreated the knife that propelled the brand to iconic stardom. Certificate of authenticity included. We strongly advise against engraving this piece as it is destine to be a very valuable collector item if left untouched.
- Handle: Untreated Cherrywood
- Blade: Carbon Steel
- Safety Features: Just like the original this replica does not have a "VIROBLOC" safety ring
- Size open: 7. 5/8"
- Blade: 3. 1/4"
- Weight: 1.4 oz
- Packaging: Opinel gift box, leather sheath and certificat
- Available sheath: Included
- Opinel Part #: 001514
- UPC: 3123840015144
- Made in France -
Safety Features: Double safety ring "VIROBLOC", created by Marcel Opinel
in 1955, locks the blade either in open or closed position.
This knife can be engraved on the locations below.
Please visit our Engraving help page to view examples of fonts and
monograms. Actual photos of engravings can be viewed in our Portfolio page.
Engraved orders ship same or next day.
Please call or email if you have any questions.
Opinel engravings are for personal use only. For resale or corporate use, please visit www.opinel-usa.com or www.opinel.com
Avoid leaving your carbon knife in damp environments for too long. Place a little food grade mineral oil on all metal parts regularly. Dry the blade using a dry cloth after each use. We recommend the use of Tuf Cloth® product to care for and maintain your knife. More about Tuf Cloth® product here. Additionally, Most common questions about Opinel knives are answered here
MUST KNOW BEFORE PURCHASING A CARBON KNIFE
Opinel carbon knife blades are made using steels with a high carbon content, which is what makes it possible to achieve the excellent hardness after heat treatment, guaranteeing the strength of the cutting edge, resistance to wear and easy of sharpening. The hardness obtained after heat treatment are theoretically slightly greater in steels that do not contain chrome. The cutting strength is therefore better with a “carbon” steel knife and sharpening is much easier than sharpening of stainless steel blades which contain chrome.
However, Carbon has a low resistance to corrosion caused by moisture, which means that certain precautionary measures are necessary when using and storing a carbon knives: we recommend that you avoid damp environments and that you dry the blade after each use.