The Iconic Japanese Higonokami – A Classic EDC Friction Folder
The Higonokami pocket knife is a traditional Japanese EDC icon, dating back to 1896. Instantly recognizable, this friction folder features a simple, non-locking lever to keep the razor-sharp blade securely open for use.
This authentic 2.88″ higonokami showcases premium Japanese blue paper steel, prized for its durability and ease of sharpening. The flat ground edge slices effortlessly through daily tasks.
The handle is classic higonokami design – folded brass with the maker’s details stamped right on the metal. It provides a slim, comfortable grip and timeless style. The tarnished turquoise finish adds character and charm.
Weighing next to nothing, this traditional friction folder disappears into your pocket until needed. It’s a compact, reliable EDC knife that’s stood the test of time.
Whether you’re a collector looking for an iconic Higonokami, or just want a lightweight traditional folder for everyday carry, this Japanese classic is an excellent choice.
Blade Steel: Blue Paper Steel
Overall Length: 6.76″
Handle Length: 3.88″
Blade Length: 2.88″
Blade Edge Type: Fine
Blade Type: Wharncliffe
Blade Construction: Folding
Blade Finish: Satin & Black
Lock Type: Friction Folder
Handle Material: Brass
Handle Colour: Turquoise
Sheath: No Sheath