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As legacies go, a man could do worse than being survived by the famous knife he designed. Such is the case with the late Colonel Rex Applegate. He was one of this proud nations top authorities on close-quarters combat in particular, and fighting knives in general. The Applegate-Fairbairn Covert stands with the Applegate-Fairbairn Combat as lasting symbols of the colonels dedication, expertise, and sense of purpose.

It should come as no surprise that these two knives are known internationally as best-of-class among folding tactical knives. They've rightfully earned a reputation for unmatched strength, durability and balance.

More than that, tactical professionals have high regard for the high carbon 420 stainless steel blade. As well as the glass-filled nylon handles, and the patented rotolock. The Combat has the added convenience of a hearty pocket clip and a ballistic nylon sheath.


Knife is used but in like new condition, sheath is a bit dusty but still in good shape.


  • Overall Length:10.06"
  • Blade Length:4.48"
  • Blade Material:420
  • Blade Style:Spear Point
  • Finish:Bead Blast
  • Edge Type:Serrated
  • Handle Length:5.64"
  • Handle Material:GFN
  • Color:Black
  • Frame/Liner:Steel
  • Weight:7.40 oz.
  • User:Right Hand
  • Pocket Clip:Tip-Down
  • Knife Type:Manual
  • Opener:Thumb Stud
  • Lock Type:Liner Lock
  • Brand:Gerber
  • Model:Combat Folder
  • Model Number:45780
  • Designer:Rex Applegate
  • Best Use:Tactical
  • Country of Origin:USA
  • Product Type:Knife

Gerber Applegate-Fairbairn combat folder Combat Knife

$125.00 Regular Price
$100.00Sale Price
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