The N°09 Walnut Wood pocket knife is your trusty companion for day trips with friends or family, picnics, and alfresco meals. This knife can be used in all situations and will swiftly become an essential accessory.
The walnut wood handle on the N°09 is full of character and generously-sized for excellent grip, while the 9cm blade and 2.2mm thickness deliver excellent cutting quality and ease of use. The blade is made from stainless steel which requires little upkeep and ensures unwavering quality over time.
This model is also available in oak wood and olive wood.
Martensitic stainless steel:
Hardness 55-57 HRC. European origin.
The stainless steel used in OPINEL blades is a grade optimized to guarantee both high corrosion resistance and high mechanical performance.
The blade offers excellent sharpness and high resistance to abrasion (wear) which allows it to withstand regular contact with hard materials, such as ceramics, before requiring re-sharpening. Stainless steel has the advantage of requiring no special maintenance under ordinary conditions of use, unlike carbon steel. Nevertheless, it can meet its limits when it is put in prolonged contact with an aggressive environment (acid, salt water, detergent ...).
This French wood is yellow brown aor grey brown. It often presents dark veins.
Invented by Marcel Opinel in 1955, the Virobloc safety ring is fitted to all folding knives from 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).