why this product

This polished stainless steel letter opener with buffalo horn handle transforms the chore of sorting through mail into a welcome ritual. The blade and handle are fitted with polished nickel bolsters, brass linings and brass pins. Each handle is hand-shaped, and since it is made of true horn, no two are alike—the handles will vary from deep brown tones to slight accents of honey and amber. Arriving in a satin-lined navy presentation box, the letter opener makes a ready gift. 

use & care

Always remember to slice open the edge of a letter with the blade of the opener pointing away from you. The letter opener requires no special care, simply keep it clean and dry. To prevent damage, use the letter opener only for the intended purpose—this fine tool is not a lever, pry bar, hammer, chisel or wedge.

production & design

Registered in 1764, knife manufacturer Joseph Rodgers has served under five successive monarchies, from its founding in the 18th century to the early 20th century: George IV, William IV, Queen Victoria, Edward II and George V. To this day, Joseph Rodgers' knives continue to be made in Sheffield, England, a city renowned for being one of the world’s most respected steel works centers.

about the designer

Stainless Steel and Horn Letter Opener

Kaufmann Mercantile from New York, NY
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Polished stainless steel letter opener. Hand-shaped natural buffalo horn handle. Nickel bolsters, brass linings and brass pins. Comes in a satin-lined navy presentation box. 7" long. Made in Sheffield, England since 1764.

More Details

  • Technical Specifications:

    ?7 inches in length
    (17.8 cm)

    Stainless steel
    Buffalo horn

    Made in

  • Product Dimensions: H 1.0 Inches x W 1.0 Inches x L 1.0 Inches
  • Product Code: V176000283846

Shipping & Returns

  • This item ships directly from Kaufmann Mercantile in Raleigh, NC
  • Item is ready to ship in 2 Business Day(s). Delivery date will vary depending on your shipping address.
  • International orders may experience possible delays and take longer to arrive.
  • We accept complimentary returns within 14 days of receipt if the item is unused and in original condition.
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