La Casa de las Setas presents this classic model of the French firm Opinel, its model Tradition nº9.
The classic knife made in France. Invented by Joseph Opinel more than 120 years ago, the No. 09 remains a symbol of the brand. It is ideal for camping and picnics, but it will also accompany you in your everyday life.
Its 9 cm stainless blade guarantees an excellent cut and is highly resistant to corrosion. Its varnished beech handle ensures a secure and pleasant grip. A safety ring locks the blade in open and closed position.
It has a straight blade with an 8 cm stainless steel tip, ideal for levering boletus and other large mushrooms and facilitating their harvesting. In addition, due to its traditional blade shape, you can use it for many other outdoor tasks, not only for mushroom hunting.
Natural beech handle. Viroblock locking system for greater safety.
Features OPINEL Tradition 09 stainless steel pocket knifeLength open cm. 21, closed cm. 12 weight gr. 46. Blade length: 9 cmSteel type: 12C27M Sandvik stainless steel. The 12C27 stainless steel of Sandvik developed by Opinel is famous for its cutting and ease of use. The stainless steel is capable of undergoing the heat treatment that gives it its great durability and is called martensitic. It has a large amount of carbon, at least 0.40%, which allows to achieve a very satisfactory cut without being sensitive to corrosion. Blade hardness 57-58 HRCType of blade: The traditional Opinel blade is the so-called Yatagan blade. Its shape is inspired by a Turkish saber, with a raised tip. The blade is furnished according to an exclusive pumped profile that guarantees the solidity of the blade and allows effective sharpening.Grip: natural beech wood. Beech is the wood most commonly used for the manufacture of Opinel handles. It comes from French farms, it is hard, resistant and easy to work. With a homogeneous aspect, its light color varies from yellow to pink. It is easily recognizable by the presence of several dark traces. The varnished handle is protected from stains and humidity.safety ring: Viroloc. Invented by Marcel Opinel, the Virobloc safety ring is on all knives that close from No. 06. Cut in stainless steel, the Virobloc consists of two parts: a fixed part and a sliding part. In addition to locking the blade in the open position (safety in use), it is now possible to lock the blade in the closed position (safe transport).