Kershaw Launch 1 Automatic w/BlackWash Blade Finish


  • Launch Series: Stylish designs, quick action, durable materials.
  • USA flag laser-engraved on handle; integrated backspacer.
  • Launch 1 opens with low-profile push button.
  • Blade-release/lock button for left-handed use.
  • Handle automatic knives with extreme caution.
  • Ensure safe handling and storage practices.

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The Kershaw Launch 1 Automatic with BlackWash Blade Finish exemplifies the quality and innovation that defines Kershaw knives. As part of the renowned Launch Series, this pocket knife combines stylish design with practical functionality. The BlackWash blade finish not only enhances the knife’s appearance with a rugged, worn-in look but also provides excellent corrosion resistance. This makes these pocket knives an ideal companion for everyday tasks, whether at home, work, or in tactical situations.

Transitioning to its design and construction, these Kershaw knives feature a robust automatic mechanism that deploys the blade swiftly. This ensures quick access to the knife’s sharp edge whenever needed. The blade itself is crafted in a drop point style, known for its versatility in various cutting tasks. The plain edge further enhances its utility for precise cutting, ensuring clean and controlled cuts with every use.

Moreover, the Launch 1 is equipped with a push-button lock mechanism, which securely holds the blade in place during use. This feature enhances safety and usability, preventing accidental deployment while providing straightforward operation. Designed by Kershaw Originals, this pocket knife reflects their commitment to craftsmanship and innovation. Whether you’re using it for everyday needs or more specialized tasks, the Launch 1 stands out for its reliability and performance.

In conclusion, the Kershaw Launch 1 Automatic with BlackWash Blade Finish is a testament to Kershaw’s reputation as a leader in knife manufacturing. Its combination of rugged aesthetics, advanced features like automatic deployment and push-button lock, and practical design make it a top choice among pocket knives. For those seeking a blend of style, functionality, and durability in their EDC gear, the Launch 1 delivers on all fronts. Whether you collect knives or rely on them daily, the Launch 1 is designed to meet the high standards expected from Kershaw knives.



  • Status: Bestseller
  • Use: Everyday, Work, Tactical
  • Type: Automatic, Folder
  • Style: Pocketknife
  • Designer: Kershaw Originals
  • Blade Style: Drop Point
  • Blade Edge: Plain
  • Opening Action: Automatic
  • Opens With: Push button
  • Lock Type: Push-button lock


Colour Black
Blade Length 8.6 cm
Overall Length 20.3 cm cm
Handle 6061-T6 Aluminium w/Black Anodizing
Blade Steel CPM-154 w/Black-Oxide BlackWash Finish
Edge Type Plain
Blade Type Drop Point Blade
Locking Type Push Button Lock Release
Opening System Automatic Push Button
Carry System Pocket Clip
Weight 114 g

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Kershaw Knives

Kershaw Knives, a renowned brand, specializes in crafting high-quality blades for various purposes. They have earned a stellar reputation by meticulously crafting pocket knives with exceptional craftsmanship and careful attention to detail. Kershaw offers a wide range of pocket knife options to cater to both outdoor enthusiasts and professionals in need of reliable cutting tools. One standout aspect of these knives is their dedication to using top-notch materials. They construct each pocket knife using premium steel, chosen with great care to ensure outstanding durability and edge retention. This commitment ensures that Kershaw knives maintain their sharpness over extended periods, making them reliable companions for challenging tasks. Kershaw is also renowned for their ergonomic designs. The brand prioritizes creating handles that are comfortable and user-friendly. In addition, Kershaw is committed to constant innovation. They continuously improve their designs, incorporating cutting-edge technologies and features into their products. From assisted opening mechanisms to advanced locking systems, Kershaw knives are designed to enhance functionality and improve the user experience. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast, a chef, or a professional in need of a reliable tool for everyday use, Kershaw offers a diverse range of pocket knives to meet your specific needs.