The knife has been sharpened and is ready to use. 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. The item "Professional Sabatier Carbon Steel 9.5 inch Chefs Knife #3" is in sale since Tuesday, June 5, 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.