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How to identify counterfeit Cold Steel AK-47 Folding Knives

Cold Steel: AK-47 Folding Knives

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Edited: May 10, 2017

Product Information:

By way of definition, a counterfeit Cold Steel product is a cheaply produced, poorly manufactured copy that is being sold as the genuine article. These products are, naturally, not covered by the Cold Steel warranty.

These are sub-standard knock-offs and they damage Cold Steel's reputation immeasurably!

These products are not only illegal, but they are very dangerous! For example, when you purchase a counterfeit backpack, it may fall to pieces because of shoddy workmanship - leaving you, the consumer, footing the bill. However, if a knife fails because of poor workmanship, you could end up being terribly injured or - at worse - dead, if you were relying on it for self defense!

Be especially wary, because these items are being sold in fake Cold Steel boxes and are stamped or etched with fake Cold Steel brand logos.

(photos; Cold Steel)


Fakes Reported By Our Users:

Our users have not reported any counterfeit products

Warnings / Hazards:

Counterfeit products are, naturally, not covered by the Cold Steel warranty.

The sayings that "you get what you pay for" and "if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is" should be first and foremost in your mind when you think about purchasing one of these knives.

Recommended Action:

Make sure you research what you're buying! Get a copy of the Cold Steel catalog; go to the website and look up the item you plan to purchase from another vendor.

Check out previous catalogs on the Cold Steel website.

Recent News:

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Contact the Company:

6060 Nicolle Street

Ventura, CA 93003

United States

(805) 658-0180

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Product Information:
Cold Steel 

Model Name:
AK-47 Folding Knives 

Model Number:
How to Identify a Fake Product :
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The authentic Cold Steel AK-47 folding knife.
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The counterfeit Cold Steel AK-47 lacks the full knurling found on the genuine AK-47 handle, and has a recessed grove under the AK-47 branding that is not on the genuine AK-47.

Note the counterfeit Cold Steel branded box.

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Comparison of the reverse side of counterfeit Cold Steel AK-47 knife and the authentic AK-47.

The differences are quite apparent. The fake lacks knurling on the handle, and Cold Steel branding on the clip.

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Counterfeit Cold Steel AK-47 knife with Cold Steel branding and counterfeit box.

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Backstrap of the counterfeit Cold Steel AK--47 knife.


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