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What are neck knives, hidden neck knives, or the best neck knife? A neck knife as it sounds is a knife worn from a person's neck. It’s usually a small fixed-blade knife which is carried by means of a cord or chain, by which the knife sheath hangs down like a necklace. They can either hang handle up or handle down. The knife may be hung from a loop of natural or synthetic cord, a length of paracord, a leather thong, or even a breakaway beaded or ball chain such as those utilized for military dog tags.

When carried ‘upside down’ the knife stays in place by means of a form-fitting synthetic sheath, which holds it securely in place until yanked on with force. Flip the knife and other material options are possible like leather, but this style of carry can require more effort to deploy the blade. Some manufacturers today are using a looser fitting sheath augmented with magnets.

Neck knives can be single-edged or double edged with blade lengths typically under four inches, and frequently less than three inches. They are primarily intended for utilitarian use, although self defense is becoming more and more popular reason to carry this way. They are sometimes worn under one's shirt for concealment, although this makes a quick draw nearly impossible without practice and even simple retrieval for utility purposes is awkward. They are more frequently worn outside of a shirt. Not only does this make drawing the knife far easier, but it also avoids legal issues in jurisdictions where concealed knives are regulated.

Neck knives, hidden neck knives, or the best neck knife can be of a variety of blade materials from steel and ceramic to plastic and polypropylene. There is just no shortage of styles and functions these handy knives are being made in.

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Mini Pal

#403476
The Mini Pal by Cold Steel is a light weight knife with razor shard edge that can be handled using a variety of grips.
$19.95

Urban Pal

#403475
Urban Pal is a survival neck knife with a 1.5 inch long blade. Comes with a tough, Secure-Ex sheath. Overall 3-1/8 inches.
$19.95

Double Agent II Neck Knife - Serrated

#403470
This serrated neck knife by Cold Steel is thin, flat and super light; easy to conceal and very comfortable to wear. Unique double ring handle design. Secure-Ex® neck sheath included. Overall 7-7/8 inches.
$29.95

Double Agent II Neck Knife

#403469
This neck knife by Cold Steel, is thin, flat and super light; a little over 3 ounces including the Secure-Ex® neck sheath. Unique double ring handle design. Overall 7-7/8 inches.
$29.95

Double Agent I Neck Knife - Serrated

#403468
This serrated neck knife by Cold Steel has a Karambit blade style and is thin, flat and super light; a little over 3 ounces including the Secure-Ex® neck sheath. Unique double ring handle design. Overall 7-7/8 inches.
$29.95

Bird & Trout Neck Knife

#403453
Bird & Trout Knife has an ultra slim profile and unique all steel construction. It is made out of aus 8A stainless steel and comes with a light weight Concealex neck sheath and steel bead chain lanyard. Overall 6-5/16 inches.
$17.95

Super Edge Neck Knife

#403323
This small, tactical neck knife from Cold Steel can cut through the toughest of materials. Feather light Secure-Ex sheath included. Overall 4-5/16 inches.
$17.95

Delta Dart

#600856
The Delta Dart's comfortable handle is knurled for a secure grip. The butt is smooth and rounded, so it's perfect for both thumb and palm reinforced positions.
$4.95

Top Customer Reviews

Review of: Secret Edge Neck / Belt Knife

high quality staff, sharp
Reviewed by: Mikhail, August 03, 2020

Review of: Covert Ops Neck Knife

very good one, small enough for a lady
Reviewed by: Mikhail, August 03, 2020

Review of: Military Type Khaki Finish Neck Knife

Great little knife! It has a lot of utilitarian uses! I got it as a well needed letter and box opener for around the house. I have found myself using it for tasks in the kitchen and in the vegetable garden. I'm pleased with its size, sturdiness, the feel of the grip and the myriad of uses I have used it for on a daily basis due to the convenience of the neck sheath, when I wear it. You will be pleasantly surprised and pleased with this knife.
Reviewed by: Art, June 10, 2019

Review of: Military Type Khaki Finish Neck Knife

For its size,it is a great little knife
Reviewed by: Sam, September 04, 2017

Review of: Military Type Black Finish Neck Knife

Outstanding knife!
Reviewed by: Marcos, May 04, 2017

Review of: Boker Plus Dog Tag Knife

Love it, bought two more as gifts for my adult boys.
Wish you offered a personalizing service to engrave like old dog tags.
Reviewed by: Thomas, February 17, 2017

Review of: Military Type Khaki Finish Neck Knife

I wanted this knife to use as a letter opener.  When it arrived I discovered that it was more than just a letter opener.  It has a sturdy blade with a strong handle.  I swear you can use it as a small fighting knife.  I wanted it to look more like a KBAR USMC knife so I used a black Sharpie to go over the grooves.  I then used a  brown Sharpie to go over the rest of the handle.  It now looks like a miniature KBAR.  If I have time I plan on purchasing some thin leather and creating a KBAR type sheath although the sheath that it comes with is excellent.
Reviewed by: Tony, October 31, 2016

Review of: Military Type Khaki Finish Neck Knife

This item is great for opening letters. With the neck chain you can carry it anywhere. It's great.
Pedo
Reviewed by: Pedro, February 15, 2016

Review of: Military Type Black Finish Neck Knife

This was a cheap knife for a cheap price. I actually ordered it not as a practical everyday use item, but for a novelty item in my collection.
Reviewed by: Danny, December 20, 2014

Review of: Military Type Black Finish Neck Knife

Looks like a itty bitty Kbar it's made in china but has a good feel and looks cool on your web gear/LBE/battle rattle. It's sharp but not country boy sharp. There is a small catch in the sheaf to hold it in good but only works one way. I can get two and half fingers and thumb on the handle. IT will work as good as a pocket knife. I like it it's worth ten bucks.
bowie county TEXAS
jimbo
Reviewed by: jimmy, August 02, 2012