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OPINEL | N°9 Carbon VRN9

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$25.00 AUD
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$25.00 AUD
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OPINEL  N°9 Carbon

High-carbon steel:
Very good cutting
Easy sharpening
Sensitive to oxidation in a wet environment

Beech handle, tinted varnish

10 cm Yatagan blade

With Virobloc double safety ring

Blade length

9 cm

Carbon steel

Our carbon steel is extremely hard, thereby guaranteeing excellent cutting quality, good wear resistance and easy regrinding. Carbon can corrode easily. We advise you to avoid damp locations and to wipe and grease the blade after use.

Handle

Beech is the most commonly used wood for the manufacture of Opinel handles. From France, our beech is hard, durable and easy to work. With a homogeneous appearance, its light color varies from yellow to pink. It is characterized by the presence of numerous small dark dashes.

Safety ring

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).

 

ABOUT OPINEL:

Victor-Amédée Opinel who was a peddler, learnt how to forge nails during his travels. He set up his first blacksmith workshop in Gevoudaz, a hamlet part of Albiez-le-Vieux, near Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne. His son Daniel later worked alongside his father and grew to became a renowned “edgetool maker”(maker of sharp tools) among farmers who came from afar to buy his billhooks or sickles...

Fast forward to the new millenium and the Opinel pocket knife is recognised as one of the 999 most successful designs of all times by a jury of international designers in the beautiful three-volume set of the "Phaidon Design Classics" 

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Opinel: a design icon

The Opinel is a popular object used on a daily basis. Its aesthetics and functionality have convinced several generations of users. Unchanged for over a century, its design is one of the most successful of all times. For this reason, Opinel is recognised by the “Victoria and Albert Museum” as being among the 100 best designs. This list includes the Porsche 911 and the Rolex watch.

Opinel Knife

All Orders are shipped same day from Australia if received before 3:30pm 

(In the rare occasion this is not possible - we will advise you within an hour)

(PLANT ORDERS - NOTE: We do not always dispatch plants the same day as they are ordered. We endeavour to dispatch plants early in the week in order to avoid the parcel remaining in a freight depot over the weekend break.)

Free standard shipping on all order $99.00 and over Australia-wide.

Australia Wide Postage Rates


Flat Rate Standard Shipping $0.00 – $98.99:       $ 7.95 

 

FREE Shipping on orders over $99.00:                   FREE

 

Flat Rate EXPRESS SHIPPING $0.01 and up:       $19.95 - 1-2 days delivery


 

International Postage Rates

  1. $14.95 for orders to NZ - This is Express Service. - 3-4 days delivery
  2. Other countries, please ask us at sales@botanex.com.au
A shipping label is created immediately after we have received your payment. You will then receive an e-mail with your invoice and the information needed to track your order online. In the very rare event of an item out of stock, you will be notified by phone or e-mail
NOTE: For a swift delivery, we recommend you to provide an address where someone is home to receive and sign for the package. Our delivery companies mainly deliver to physical addresses on items over 1.05m, not to P.O. Boxes - small items are fine to go to PO Boxes. If we require further shipping information, we will gladly call you to clarify.
If you will not be home, you are welcome to leave Special Instructions that the parcel can be left in a safe place for you with no signature!
We also require a telephone number in case any problems should occur during delivery. Only after you have communicated us your shipping details as well as a telephone number can we ship your order. We assure you that this personal data is strictly used for shipping purposes, our own marketing and follow-up only; under no circumstances do we sell or disclose to any third parties that may lead to commercial gain.

 

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