Cold Steel Recon 1

This is a nice example of the COLD STEEL Recon 1, an original version from early 2000’s it has ‘Recon 1’ stamped into the Spear Point blade which is black coated, 10cm AUS-8 steel, and part serrated. In addition, this Cold Steel Recon 1 has the ambidextrous thumb disc opener.


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Introducing the Cold Steel Recon 1: A Vintage Gem for Discerning Collectors

Unveiling the Cold Steel Recon 1, an exceptional specimen hailing from the early 2000s. This original version boasts the iconic 'Recon 1' stamp proudly displayed on its sleek Spear Point blade. Crafted from premium 10cm AUS-8 steel, the blade features a striking black coating and a versatile partially serrated edge. With its ambidextrous thumb disc opener, this Cold Steel exemplifies effortless functionality.

Experience the enduring allure of the Recon 1

With its standard Black Zytel handles, providing a comfortable and secure grip. Enhanced with the cutting-edge Ultra locking mechanism, this knife ensures reliable and safe operation through its button lock design. The convenience of the tip-up carry pocket clip further amplifies the versatility of this remarkable tool, accommodating both left and right-handed users. Additionally, the inclusion of a lanyard hole offers an added layer of security, ensuring your Recon 1 is always within reach.

A closed length of 13.3cm

This compact yet robust knife is perfect for everyday carry, outdoor adventures, and tactical applications. Its impeccable craftsmanship shines through, as each of these knives is meticulously manufactured in Japan, a testament to the renowned quality of Japanese knife-making traditions. Please note that this model is now discontinued, making it a rare find for avid collectors and enthusiasts alike.

The Recon 1 is a must-have for knife aficionados seeking premium quality, reliable performance, and exceptional design.

Key Features:

  • Vintage Cold Steel Recon 1, a collector's gem from the early 2000s.
  • Stamped 'Recon 1' on the sleek Spear Point blade with black coating.
  • 10cm AUS-8 steel blade with partial serration for versatile use.
  • Ambidextrous thumb disc opener for effortless deployment.
  • Standard Black Zytel handles and Ultra locking mechanism for secure handling.

Unlock the extraordinary potential of the Cold Steel Recon 1. Embrace its timeless charm, superior craftsmanship, and outstanding performance. Whether you're a passionate collector, an outdoor enthusiast, or a discerning individual in search of a reliable companion, the Cold Steel Recon 1 stands tall as an iconic symbol of excellence. Don't miss your chance to own this remarkable piece of knife history.

This is a Pre-owned knife from a private collection.

New to the market - Few signs of use or sharpening

Additional information

New or Pre OwnedPre Owned
ManufacturerCold Steel
Country of ManufactureJapan
Manufacturers Part No.Recon 1
Product TypeFolding
Lock TypeButton Lock
Blade Length (cm)10
Overall Length (cm)23.5
Blade MaterialAUS-8
Handle MaterialZytel
Sheath or PouchNone


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