Motosuke Nagao Higonokami Aogami Original Brass
Motosuke Nagao Higonokami Original,
This Japanese Higonokami knife has a core of Japanese Aogami # 1 "Blue paper" carbon steel (non-stainless). This double-sided sharpened knife is completely forged by the only master smith who is allowed to make Higonokami knives (Motosuke Nagao). The blade is sturdy and manually sharpened and is very easy to sharpen yourself. This is the original version with a brass handle and Aogami steel blade (Sanmai forged).
This knife can be ordered in 3 different lengths, you can select the correct length during your ordering process. (Because these are handmade products, the final knife delivered may be several mm longer or shorter than the stated length). Note that the stated length is measured incl. The Chikiri (lever), the cutting length of the blade with a 100 mm Higonokami is approximately 75 mm. This is measured according to the traditional Japanese method.
- Blade length (from the tip to the Chikiri): 90 mm (M), 100 mm (L), 120 mm (EL)
- Cutting surface length: 70 mm (M), 75 mm (L), 90 mm (EL)
- Total length: 160 mm (M), 175 mm (L), 210 mm (EL)
- Weight: 40.9 grams (M), 48.1 grams (L), 70.4 grams (EL)
- Steel type: core steel: Japanese Aogami # 1 steel (not stainless), Sanmai forged.
- Hardness: 62-63 (Rockwell C)
- Handle: gold-colored brass, highly polished.
Some editions have a notch in the handle to make it easier to remove the knife from the handle, if you prefer a copy with or without notch, you can indicate this when ordering. We will do our best to deliver this. However, we cannot guarantee that we have both versions in stock. If we do not have a type in stock, we will deliver another version without notice. If you really only want a copy with or without notch, you can also indicate this with your order, stating "please cancel your order if desired copies with or without notch are not available".
Please note, these knives are sent as a letterbox package to keep the costs as low as possible for you. You will receive a Tracktrace code.
We only sell the knives in our range to people 18 years and older. By ordering a knife from us you declare that you are over 18 years old!