House of Blades Pledge
As family-owned business for over 40 years, we at the House of Blades hold a few ideals most important. We promise to:
- - provide a customer service second to none and treat you as if you were our own family
- - provide an increasingly large selection of pocket knives, fixed blade knives and kitchen cutlery items to fit the needs of every customer.
- - maintain our website and keep it as quick and easy to maneuver as possible.
- - fulfill your orders and respond to messages quickly and without delay. Your orders are shipped out the day it is ordered and get to you in 2 to 4 business days
Shun DM5900 Higo Nokami w/ Leather Sheath Kitchen Steak Knives
This beautifully crafted folding knife is an extremely handsome accessory, whether carried as a tasteful pocketknife or a personal steak knife. First manufactured in 1896 in Meiji-era Japan, this style of knife is considered to be the first Japanese pocketknife. One of the key characteristics of the traditional Higo Nokami is that when the knife is closed, part of the blade tang protrudes and can be used like a small lever to open the knife with one hand.
The Shun Higo Nokami does indeed include the traditional lever for easy one-handed opening. However, Shun has also made a number of refinements on the original design. For example, the traditional knife did not include a locking system. The Shun Higo Nokami does. A locking liner secures the blade open when in use so it cannot accidentally close, endangering the user's fingers. The VG10 "super steel" blade is slim and razor-sharp, making it perfect for use as a personal steak knife and perhaps provoking a little envy from your dining companions. The Shun Higo Nokami is six inches long when opened and folds to just three and a half inches when closed. The ebony PakkaWood handle features an inlaid mosaic crest. This slender, lightweight knife fits nicely into a suit pocket and includes a sumptuous leather sheath and black lacquered presentation case. Whether purchased for yourself or as a gift, the Higo Nokami is a possession of understated elegance.
Blade Material: VG10
Handle Material: Ebony PakkaWood® with inlaid mosaic crest
Blade length: 3.5"
Closed Lenght: 4.75"
Overall Length: 8.25"
Edge Type: Plain Edge
Country of Origin: Japan
Hand-sharpened 16° double-bevel blade (32° comprehensive)
Includes leather sheath and lacquered presentation box
More Information About Orders
You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery; items are subject to a 5% restocking fee. We'll pay the return shipping costs if the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.).
You should expect to receive your refund within 14 business days of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (3 to 7 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (2 to 3 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (2 to 5 business days).
If you need to return an item, simply login to your account, view the order using the "Complete Orders" link under the My Account menu and click the Return Item(s) button. We'll notify you via e-mail of your refund once we've received and processed the returned item.
Return Shipping to:
House of Blades
6451 NW Loop 820
Fort Worth, TX 76135
Toll Free: (800)88-BLADES
The House of Blades does except exchanges within 30 days of purchase. The product must be unused with all of the original manufacturer's packaging. For more information, please contact us.
We can ship to virtually any address in the United States. Note that there are restrictions on some products as some of our products cannot be shipped to State destinations.
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For orders shipped within the state of Texas, there will be sales tax charged.
For all other destinations, we do not collect sales tax.