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Wilkinson Sword, London American Or Canadian Soldier’s Private Purchase WW2 2nd Pattern Fairbairn Sykes Knives
JC Militaria Ltd
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Wilkinson Sword, London American Or Canadian Soldier’s Private Purchase WW2 2nd Pattern Fairbairn Sykes Knives

Cheshire, North West
ad ref. GS046C163
BladesKnives
Used£ 1,595
TradeWilkinson Sword, London
WW2 Era17919

American Or Canadian Soldier’s Private Purchase WW2 2nd Pattern Fairbairn Sykes FS Fighting Knife By Wilkinson Sword With Etched Panels & Banner To ‘C.A. Harper’ & Scabbard. Sn 17919 - 17919

2nd Pattern Fairbairn Sykes 'FS' Fighting Knives were introduced in 1941. Examples with etched blades are illustrated in Chapter 7 of The Fairbairn Sykes Fighting Knife & Other Commando Knives By Flook. American & Canadian special forces soldiers & Officers bought FS fighting knives as private purchase weapons. Examples of named, etched blades are illustrated on pages 96 & 97 of Flook’s book. This example has a knurled 2nd pattern brass hilt and blued oval cross guard. It has an undamaged 164mm blade with medial ridge & etched panels. One side ‘Wilkinson Sword London’ with crossed swords legend. The reverse ‘The FS Fighting Knife’. One side of the blade has a crisp etched & blued scrolling banner with name ‘C.A. Harper’. The dagger is complete with original leather scabbard with blued external chape and single belt loop. It retains its 4 sewn on leather tabs and elasticated retaining strap. All leather & stitching are intact. The price for this rare item worthy of further research regarding the blade name includes UK delivery. Sn 17919
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CategoryBlades
SubcategoryKnives
ConditionUsed
Price£ 1,595
Sale typeTrade
MakeWilkinson Sword, London
JC Militaria Ltd
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