Meet the "N°09 Oyster Pocket Knife"
6.5 cm - 2.56 in
Stainless steel is a steel alloy . The addition of chromium increases its resistance to corrosion. Stainless steel does not require any special maintenance.
Padouk is a wood of exceptionnal stability, resistant to humidity and with a very high natural durability
The handles of the Opinel knives made in Padouk benefit from these specificities
Invented by Marcel Opinel in 1955, the Virobloc safety ring is fitted to all folding knives as of the N° 06. Cut out of stainless steel, the Virobloc has two sections, one fixed and one sliding. In addition to locking the blade open (safety in use), it is now possible to lock the blade closed (safety in transport)