Air Force Coin Knife

Apr 3, 2017

Category: Gear

During the cold war – and even before – it was pretty common practice for pilots and spies to carry around tools hidden within normal everyday objects. Everything from tiny cameras hidden within necklace charms to suicide pills hidden inside of tooth caps were employed. But, just because the Cold War is over, it doesn’t mean those cleverly disguised things have to go entirely by the wayside. You can, in fact, incorporate it into your everyday carry.

One way to do that is by carrying around the Air Force Coin Knife. Minted from nickel and featuring the official logo of the United States Air Force (as well as a commemorative image on the reverse side), this coin actually hides away a trio of tools you might normally find in, say, a Swiss Army Knife. The scissors, small blade, and file that fold discreetly into the body of the coin, which are made from stainless steel, are handy whether you need to get yourself out of restraints or you just need to trim your nails. And, once you’re done, they hideaway once more and your captors or any onlookers will be none the wiser. The Air Force Coin Knife retails for $43. [Purchase]

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Gear

Barebones’ Cowboy Firepit Is an All-in-One System Built for Any Cookout

The modular cooking station serves as a firepit, a grill, and an open flame.

Posted By Yoni Yardeni

Partner

Blade HQ's Exclusive Terzuola ATCF Lite Drop Point Knife Is Made for EDC

The jade handle variant comes with either a black or stonewashed blade.

Posted By Ethan Brehm

Partner
Featured Image

The 12 Best Hard-Sided Suitcases for Travel in 2022

Upgrade to one of these picks to help keep your valuables safe and sound on your next trip.

Posted By

Aug 16, 2022

Featured Image

CRKT Deploys a Top-Shelf, Italian-Made, Limited-Edition Squid II with an M390 Blade

The tried-and-true EDC folder gets treated to an ultra-premium redux.

Posted By

Aug 16, 2022

Featured Image

DARKFADE’s Innovative Flashlight Sports an Ergonomic 45-Degree Angle

This EDC beam also has an innovative brightness function.

Posted By

Aug 15, 2022

Featured Image

The 14 Best Beach Bags for Day Trips in 2022

Protect your seaside essentials adequately with these picks from our guide.

Posted By

Aug 15, 2022