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Cold Steel Defender II push knife that is near mint and the original, made in Japan, and not Taiwan like the current one which is called Safe Keeper III. (Cold Steel subsequently renamed the Urban Skinner to Defender II, then still later to Safe Keeper III, and stopped using the term push dagger in favor of push knife.) It comes with the original tooled leather sheath with clip for belt or boot. It is 4-1/2" overall. Ours has not been sharpened but has some carry wear. The current model is  cheaper now that it is made in Taiwan. You decide its your life!

From the Cold Steel site for the current knives:
The push knife was first made popular in the U.S. during the 1849 Gold Rush in California. The reason for the success of this knife was a combination of its compact size and unparalleled grip. Now Cold Steel is happy to present the finest production push knives in almost 150 years. Designed for the 21st century, these knives are becoming popular with military personnel around the world because, unlike a revolver or automatic pistol, they never break, malfunction, or run out of ammunition. What’s more, they offer "big knife" capabilities in a compact package (2" shorter overall than most boot knives) that can be easily attached to tactical web gear, tucked in a waistband or boot top or strapped to a wrist or ankle.

If you have been looking for the first and original push knife or push dagger from Cold Steel this is it!

Ours is very much like the above knife, but is not marked Safe Keeper III. This is a mint photo ours is near mint.

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Cold Steel Defender II push knife that is near mint and the original one made in Japan. X-00026 Sold

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