long history, invented in 1890 as a peasant's knife, the knife now has reached iconic status. Pablo Picasso used an Opinel knife for carving sculptures. In America it is referred to as "The French Knife." In 1985 the Victoria and Albert Museum in London selected it as part of an exhibit for the “100 most beautiful products in the world", alongside the Porsche 911. The New York Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) also selected it as a design masterpiece.
|The Locking Mechanism On Open|
|Knife Now Locked|
|The Heel Used For The Savoie Strike.|
|"Coup du Savoyard"|