An evolution of the best-in-class Applegate-Fairbairn folder, this knife features a spring-loaded auto release that deploys at the touch of a button. With premium S30V steel and a perfectly balanced design, this tactical folder is a sure favorite.

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Known as the international best-in-class folding tactical knives, the Covert family takes another leap forward with the addition of the Mini Covert Auto. Our popular Applegate-Fairbairn S30V steel blade folder gets quicker with a new spring-loaded auto release that rapidly deploys the fine edge S30V tactical blade with the push of a button.

The addition of this knife is a perfect way to complete a collection, while also owning a perfectly balanced auto-opening knife. The Mini Covert Auto is the perfect example of a small tactical auto with everyday carry abilities – light, strong and discreet.

  • Blade Length: 2.8 in.
  • Open Length: 6.5 in.
  • Closed Length: 3.8 in.
  • Weight: 2.1 oz.
  • Perfectly balanced
  • Quick, rapid deployment
  • Type III Anodized 6061 Aluminum Handle – Lightweight and strong
  • Slide Switch Safety – Safe while carrying
  • Plunge lock
  • Limited lifetime warranty
  • Made in USA


Fully automatic knives are not universally illegal. U.S. Code Title 15, Sect. 1241 defines switchblade knives as any knives which open “1) by hand pressure applied to a button or other device in the handle of the knife, or any knife having a blade which opens automatically; (2) by operation of inertia, gravity, or both.” Most states use some version of this definition in their laws. At the state level, there are three levels of civilian switchblade legality—legal, illegal, or legal with limitations. In some states possession is legal but carry isn’t and municipalities may have their own restrictions. The list below covers only the issue of carrying an automatic knife.

Totally Legal States: Arizona, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Vermont

Limited Legality: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Rhode Island, Utah, Wyoming

In states not listed, switchblades are totally illegal.


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Weight1 lbs
Dimensions9 × 6 × 2 in


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