The knife has been sharpened and is ready to use. Henckels is one of the largest and oldest manufacturers of kitchen knives, scissors, cookware and flatware. If you would like to upgrade to Priority International, faster and more expensive, please message us before purchasing.We have a pet filled home, heat our home with a wood stove, use recycled packaging material whenever possible and acquire our inventory from multiple sources and therefore can not guarantee our products and packaging materials come from a smoke free environment. And please recycle the packaging materials we send to you. A Henckels Twinworks Carbon Steel 12 inch Chef Knife 108-12" is in sale since Monday, March 12, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Kitchen & Home\Kitchenware\Utensils\Cutlery". The seller is "strangetrip68" and is located in Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.