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Nagao Higonokami 3.5" Black Friction Folder

Manufacturer: Nagao Higonokami

Model: NH-14BL

Retail: $140.00


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The design of this Japanese friction folder dates back to 1896. This simple elegant design uses an extended tang to deploy the blade and assists in holding the blade in the open position. Reverse tanto blade uses three layer San Mai "White Paper Steel" for a super sharp edge. Stainless handle has a black finish and forms a trough for the blade to completely hide into and features a small hole for a lanyard or necklace. Made in Japan.

About San Mai White Paper Steel: The steel itself is considered one of the most pure steels available and named for the color packaging the raw steel is delivered in, a Japanese tradition.  It consists of a high percentage of carbon and chrome for improved edge retention and increased hardness.


Overall Length 8.37"
Blade Length 3.50"
Blade Thickness 0.120"
Blade Material Shirogami White Paper
Steel Type Carbon
Closed Length 4.75"
Handle Thickness 0.280"
Handle Material Brass
Weight 2.55 oz.
Country of Manufacture Japan