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BRITISH FAIRBAIRN SYKES COMMANDO DAGGER BY J. NOWILL & SONS SINCE 1943BAY030Reg Price:
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About this itemBRITISH FAIRBAIRN-SYKES COMMANDO DAGGER 3rd PATTERN ORIGINAL
Legendary genuine BRITISH F-S COMMANDO FIGHTING KNIFE which was first issued during World War II to elite units such as the BRITISH COMMANDOS, AUSTRALIAN COMMANDOS, US RANGERS & OSS SPIES and even today is still considered one of the best combat fighting knives of it's type.
This genuine 3rd Pattern F-S is still manufactured by the same company since 1943, J. NOWILL & SONS, SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND.
Made to the same exacting tough British Ministry of Defence specifications set during WWII, with the MoD Broad Arrow clearly stamped into the cross guard to show that it is a genuine issue Commando Knife.
No longer a standard issue item, however still privately purchased by soldier's today around the world, this classic designed dagger has seen action in every war from WWII to AFGHANISTAN, and is still used and favoured by some of the world's most elite SPECIAL FORCES UNITS and always will be.
ORIGINAL BRITISH MINISTRY OF DEFENCE MoD BROAD ARROW MARKED
Only when still manufactured today, to the same very high standards set for strength & tolerance under combat stress conditions is the BRITISH MINISTRY OF DEFENCE MoD BROAD ACCEPTANCE ARROW allowed to be stamped into the cross guard, assuring you of the knifes very highest quality and authenticity, it also has a H INSIDE DIAMOND - the mark of Hopkinsons, also CROSSED KEYS alongside ' D ' with an ASTERISK the makers collective trademark.
Specs - Features
Superior high quality finished blade extra strong to meet British MoD combat specifications, made from Sheffield hand-ground heat-treated high-carbon steel then chemically blackened.
Ringed Zinc alloy grip with pommel nut, and solid steel crosspiece.
Original British Ministry of Defence MoD Broad Arrow acceptance stamp on cross guard.
Black Leather scabbard with metal tip.
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