Knives for Sale - The Law
The mail order sale of knives and other edged tools is legal. However there is a minimum age restriction of 18 years for ownership/purchase of edged tools, as defined in the Offensive Weapons Act 1996 (as follows);
- any knife, knife blade or razor blade,
- any axe,
- any other article which has a blade or which is sharply pointed and which is made or adapted for use for causing injury to the person.
However, as a responsible retailer we age verify ALL ACCOUNTS. So for example, if you buy a t-shirt from us, we'll ask you to verifiy your age. This is because the next time you use us, you may want to buy a knife, and because the check has already been done, this will speed your order up.
When you place your order we follow the following procedure;