Deadly knives disguised as combs are advertised for sale at the popular Etsy shopping site as "the perfect solution for when you're on the go"
- Texas-based Vanity Voxx vendor offers 3.5-inch lethal knives hidden in combs
- The online provider boasts that "you can take it virtually anywhere without being detected"
- Disguised knives are forbidden to be sold in the United Kingdom.
Zoie O & # 39; brien
Henry Martin for Mailonline
The knives & # 39; ingeniously disguised & # 39; Inside the combs are advertised on the popular Etsy shopping website, with the vendor boasting to customers that "nobody will know you carry a knife unless you tell them you're".
Etsy website Etsy offers handmade, vintage and customized items for sale to a number of independent users, including photographers, artists and jewelers.
The Texas-based seller & # 39; Vanity Voxx & # 39; it offers deadly swords hidden within discrete combs in a variety of colors, ranging from blue to deep pink.
& # 39; No one will know you're carrying a knife unless you tell them you are & # 39 ;: the 3.5-inch hidden comb knife announced on Etsy
The description of the knife says: The element of surprise is exactly what you need to be in advantage in any encounter.
Intelligently disguised as a comb, this elegant 3.5-inch knife could be the perfect solution for you when you're on the move.
The narrow steel blade is hidden inside a 6.5-inch comb, and no one will know you're carrying a knife unless you tell them you are.
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"Because it is small enough to fit in the pocket of your purse or jacket, you can take it virtually anywhere without being detected.
This comb knife is versatile enough to be used as a seat belt cutter during an emergency.
With a sharp edge and an ergonomically shaped handle, as well as a real comb on the end, this spear point knife is sharp on both sides.
& # 39; The element of surprise is exactly what you need to be in advantage in any encounter & # 39;
& # 39; The end of the comb fits into place to keep it safe while it is not in use, but comes off with a sure pull.
"It's an economical and stealthy alternative to a traditional fixed knife blade.
Stash a secret knife disguised as an ordinary comb in his bag for an extra measure of protection. & # 39;
Shipping to the UK is available for £ 10.63.
The law on knives in the United Kingdom
The law of the United Kingdom prohibits carrying a knife with a folding blade that measures three inches or more in public without a good reason.
It is illegal to sell knives to children under 18 unless you have a folding sheet of three inches or less.
In Scotland, young people aged 16 to 18 can buy cutlery and kitchen knives.
The locking knives, classified as blades that can be locked and refold at the touch of a button, are illegal to transport in public without a good reason.
The butterfly knives, flick, gravity, stealth and zombie are illegal to sell, rent, lend or bring to the country.
Disguised knives, classified as a blade or sharp point concealed within what appear to be everyday objects such as a buckle, a telephone, a brush or a lipstick, are prohibited from being sold in the United Kingdom.