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Amigo ATT01103B Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5.25" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe9rdd Amigo ATT01103D Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5.25" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe9grn Amigo ATT01103E Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5.25" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe9gry
Amigo ATT01103F Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5.25" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe9rng Biker ATT01014 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 6.5" Fully Deployed 3.5" Blade - 2xe1blu Buddy ATT01054A Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5.25" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe2blk
Buddy ATT01054B Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5.25" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe2rdd Buddy ATT01054C Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5.25" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe2blu Buddy ATT01054F Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5.25" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe2grp
Buddy ATT01054G Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5.25" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe2grn Buddy ATT01154 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5.25" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe2grn Chief ATT00293A Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5" Fully Deployed 2.5" Blade - 1xe9blk
Chief ATT00293B Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5" Fully Deployed 2.5" Blade - 1xe9rdd Chief ATT00293C Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5" Fully Deployed 2.5" Blade - 1xe9blu Chief ATT00293D Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5" Fully Deployed 2.5" Blade - 1xe9gld
Chief ATT00293E Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5" Fully Deployed 2.5" Blade - 1xe9slv Columbia ATT01100 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 6.5" Fully Deployed 2.25"1xe3blk Columbia Rifle ATT01085 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 6.25" Fully Deployed 2.75" Blade - 1xe0blk
Diabolo ATT00384A SmalL.Switchblade Automatic Knife 4.75" Fully Deployed 1.75" Blade - 1xe1slv Diabolo ATT00385A Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 4.75" Fully Deployed 1.75" Blade Ducky ATT01104 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 4.75" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe0wbr
Ducky ATT01104A Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 4.75" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe0wht Ducky ATT01104B Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 4.75" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe0blk Ducky ATT01104C Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 4.75" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe0stg
Firefly ATT00074E Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5.5" Fully Deployed 2.5" Blade Firefly ATT00097A Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5.5" Fully Deployed 2.4"1xe9rdd Handy ATT01055A BLK1 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 4.75" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe1blk
Handy ATT01055B RDD1 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 4.75" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe1rdd Handy ATT01055C BLU1B Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 4.75" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe1blu Handy ATT01055D Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 4.75" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe1gld
Handy ATT01055E Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 4.75" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe1slv Harley ATT00153B Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 4.5" Fully Deployed 1.5" Blade Hiker ATT01099 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife6.25" Fully Deployed 3" Blade
Homeland 2 ATT01056E Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 4.75" Fully Deployed 2" Blade Homeland 4 ATT01056C Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 4.75" Fully Deployed 2" Blade Homie ATT01005 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 6.75" Fully Deployed 3" Blade
Hook ATT00128 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 4.5" Fully Deployed 1.5" Blade Jimmy ATT01004 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 6" Fully Deployed 2.5" Blade - 1xe4blk Joker ATT01157 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 4.5" Fully Deployed 1.75" Blade
Path ATT00210 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 6.75" Fully Deployed 3" Blade Peanut ATT00003 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5" Fully Deployed 1.9" Blade - 2xe8prp Peanut ATT00003A Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5" Fully Deployed 1.9" Blade - 1xe8rdd
Peanut ATT00003B Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5" Fully Deployed 1.9" Blade - 1xe8blu Peanut ATT00073 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5" Fully Deployed 1.9" Blade - 1xe8blk Peanut ATT00073A Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5" Fully Deployed 1.9" Blade - 1xe8blk
Peanut ATT00427C Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5" Fully Deployed 1.9" Blade - 1xe8slv PEANUT.GRN1 --- 5" Small GreenHandleFull Peforated Handle SilverBlade SerratedEdge DropPoingtTip Picnic ATT01097 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife6.5" Fully Deployed 3" Blade
Pro-Tech Runt ATT01167 J4 5415 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5.25" Fully Deployed 2" Blade Pro-Tech Runt ATT01168 J4 5415 Blue - 5.25" Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5.25" Fully Deployed 2" Blade Rifle ATT00170B Large Switchblade Automatic Knife 8.25" Fully Deployed 3.5" Blade - 1xe1wbr
Robin ATT00295B Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe1rdd Robin ATT01156 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe1grn Scamper ATT01153 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5.25" Fully Deployed 2" Blade -  1xe9blk1xe9blk
Splinter ATT01064 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 6.5" Fully Deployed 2.75" Blade - 1xe1blk Sterno ATT00466 Large Switchblade Automatic Knife 10" Fully Deployed 4.1" Blade - 1xe0blk Tingle ATT01063 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 6.5" Fully Deployed 3" Blade
Vignette ATT01155 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5.5" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe2grn Vladimir ATT01065 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 6.5" Fully Deployed 2.75" Blade - 1xe9wbr Woodpecker ATT000294H Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 5.5" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe1grn
Woodpecker ATT00294A Small Switchblade Automatic Knife5.5" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe1blk Woodpecker ATT00294C Small Switchblade Automatic Knife5.5" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe1blu Woodpecker ATT00294G Small Switchblade Automatic Knife5.5" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe1rng
Woodpecker.ATT00294B Small Switchblade Automatic Knife5.5" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe1rdd Wrangler  ATT01177 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 4.75" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe0wht Wrangler ATT01176 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 4.75" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe0blk
Wrangler ATT01178 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 4.75" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xe0wdd Wrangler ATT01180 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 4.75" Fully Deployed 2" Blade - 1xeostg Zeno ATT00387 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 4.75" Fully Deployed 1.87" Blade
Zeno ATT00388 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 4.75" Fully Deployed 1.87" Blade Zeno ATT01016 Small Switchblade Automatic Knife 4.75" Fully Deployed 1.87" Blade - 1xe0grn
   
 

More on small switchblades and switch knives:



These have the advantage of deploying in a blink of an eye. They are conceived for tactical situations and are primarily big full size automatic switchblades. A demand for small pocket knives with automatic .a.k.a switchblade opening system originally arose from women as a self defense item, and for a very good reason. Small automatic switchblade knives are portable and very easy to open even with long nails. Voila. So here we are with a good selection of small auto knives to carry comfortably in your pocket or your purse.

Safety:

Switchblade knives are dangerous even if we’re talking about a small switchblade. That fact that you might consider it as just one of the automatic pocket knives doesn’t make it less dangerous for children in particular. Let us remind you that children are curious by nature, they see a button, they push. So please keep your small switch blade away from youngsters. Let us also remind you that all automatic knives require license to carry. Small switch blades automatic knives with blades not exceeding 2” in length might be legal to carry in California, yet you better check that yourself just to be sure.

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Things that one should look for in a small switchblade:
The main advantage of a small switchblade resides in its easy and fast deployment; therefore, one should look for:
  • A firing button that is easy to locate and press upon.
  • An easy access to the safety-lock and easy activation and deactivation of.
  • A blade that is firmly locked in place, once deployed (no wobbling).
  • Look for a 440C steel grade, at least . Some manufacturers exploit the attraction of the small switchblade mechanism to sell poor-quality-steel blade.
  • A small switchblade can be a real pain if one can’t hold it comfortably. Look for a handle with some ergonomic layout in it.
The Bottom Line: Being a switchblade does not a make a small one something that will deter a foe. It's just a very handy pocket/purse knife, with a major advantage of firing out its blade with a simple push of a button.

Who uses a small switchblade the most?

The vast majority of small switchblade knife users, happens to be composed of: senior citizens (arthritis), women (long nails) and residents of cold areas (gloves).

A small switchblade cannot be considered, obviously, as a tactical automatic knife; its blade is not long enough to cause a desirable effect in combat situation. Nevertheless, most of USA states require a permit to carry these small automatic knives disregarding the fact that they are just small pocket knives with a spring that fires the blade.


How small is a small switchblade automatic knife?

We classify any automatic knife a.k.a switchblade knife or any folding knife, for that matter, that is shorter than 7” length (fully deployed) to be a small switchblade automatic knife. Our mid-size automatic knives are between 7”-7.9”. We consider any switchblade knife or any folding knife ,for that matter, of 8” length and over as being a large one.



Warning:

It is your responsibility to be aware of the following regarding Auto Knives, Stiletto Knives, Italian Stiletto Switchblades, Butterfly knives a.k.a Balisong in particular and/or all other types of knives as well:
It is your (not our) responsibility to verify and know the laws specific to the state you live in. Some states limit the blade-length of automatic knives that you may carry without a license, other require a permit with no exceptions. Stiletto Knives, whether Italian Stilettos Switchblade or not, require a license to carry in most states. Some states allow the collection of, others do not. We do not know what is required to license or carry Butterfly Knives, but you never know.
Please address your local authorities for more specific information.