Higonokami Pocket Knife
Higonokami Pocket Knife (Nihonko)
Higonokami first appeared in 1896 as a result of smiths struggling with the lowering demand for swords during the decline of the samurai under the reforms made by Emperor Meji in the late 19th century.
Higonokami historically refers to the Governor of Higo. Higo was an old province in Japan, on the island of Kyushu, today's Kumamoto Prefecture. Kami (長官) was the highest the four titles in the shitokan
The handle is stamped with the name of the maker of the knife and the steel used in the blade. A distinguishing feature is that the blade has a flat grind without a secondary bevel.
Type : Pocket Knife
Material : Undisclosed High Carbon Steel
Finish : Nashiji なしじ
Brand : Higonokami 肥後守
Origin : Hyogo - Japan
Size : 80mm.
Handle : 95mm.
Thickness : 2mm.
Weight : 40g.
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High Carbon Steel tend to rust and oxydize, always wash and dry the product after use.
(Aplication of oil is optional but recommended)