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Nikken Cutlery Samurai Sword Style Letter Opener - Toyotomi Hideyoshi, 50 g

Delivery to England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland only. Require ID check before dispatch through partner AgeChecked.

Slice through envelopes with quality samurai sword craftsmanship.

For anyone that wants to cut through their daily mountains of mail with the ease of a swift Sengoku period samurai, this samurai sword style letter opener is made to the sublime, traditional standard to do so. Manufactured in Seki, Gifu Prefecture, one of the five famous historical sword making regions, cutting tool specialists Nikken have passed down the many years of experience and skill to help craft the sturdy and sharp stainless steel edge of this stylish paper knife. Elegantly stowed in a crested scabbard with a knotted belt decoration, this letter opener is styled upon the favoured sword of preeminent daimyo, Toyotomi Hideyoshi, who rose from humble peasant beginnings to unify Japan and end the Sengoku period with construction of the famous Osaka Castle. Complete with a simple, stylised rack to make it easy to pick up and present, help a desk or cabinet look that bit more legendary with this beautiful piece of samurai stationery. 

You must be over 18 to buy this item. Please note that we will contact you for proof of photo ID upon purchase by email request.

Letter opener measures approx. 21cm in length (including handle). 

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Situated in the city of Seki, at the heart of Gifu Prefecture's famed samurai sword making region, Nikken has taken on the years of experience and traditional techniques that have helped to define samurai sword design and passed those skills into making the finest specialist, office and home cutting tools. With an understanding of how to smith, shape and treat their stainless steel into "unbreakable, unbending, sharp cutting" everyday products, Nikken's quality is highly-regarded for its easy-to-handle scissors and even dental tools made to incredible precision. With a recent souvenir range that combine's their meticulous craft with the rich history and modern culture of Japan, find some of their stylish samurai-themed stationery here at japancentre.com.