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SOLD SOLD (13/10 LAY-AWAY) WW2 3rd Pattern Commando Fairbairn Sykes FS Fighting Knife With No.4 Mould Mark & Scabbard. Sn 15703:32 - 15703:32
An excellent original WW2 3rd Pattern Fairbairn Sykes fighting knife. The 3rd pattern FS knife was introduced in 1942 (see page 60- 63 of British & Commonwealth Military Knives By Flook). This example has an undamaged blackened, ribbed brass handle. It has a number 4 mould mark on the handle near to the pommel. It has an undamaged 173mm blued double edged dagger blade with medial ridge. The dagger is complete with correct original leather scabbard which is in very good condition with external blackened chape and single belt loop. The scabbard retains its original 4 sewn on leather tabs and elastic retaining strap. Price includes UK delivery. Sn 15703:32
£0.00

Boxed, William Rodgers Sheffield Presentation 3rd Pattern Fairbairn Sykes FS Commando Fighting Knife. Sn 15706 - 15706
This is a very nice 3rd pattern presentation FS knife by William Rodgers of Sheffield. It has the standard double edged dagger blade which is 7” long and nickel plated as is its cross guard. The cross guard carries an impressed William Rodgers Sheffield England mark to the underside. The alloy hilt is gunmetal colour with the usual 3rd pattern concentric rings. It is contained in its red satin lined cardboard box formed to hold the knife firmly. The lid has a plastic knife shaped window. The lid also has gold embossed ‘William Rodgers Sheffield England’ & his trademark ‘I Cut My Way’. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 15706
£195.00

WW2 2nd Pattern British WD B2 Fairbairn Sykes FS Commando Fighting Knife & Scabbard. Sn 15697:3 - 15697:3
2nd Pattern Fairbairn Sykes 'FS' Fighting Knives were introduced in 1941 (see page 89-93 of The Fairbairn Sykes Fighting Knife & Other Commando Knives By Flook). This is an original WW2 2nd pattern, B2, FS dagger and scabbard. The hilt is blackened brass with knurled grip and a blued steel oval cross guard. The top of the cross guard is crisply stamped with War Dept 'B2' designation and arrow. It has a 173mm long double edged blued blade with medial ridge. It is complete with original scabbard with external blackened brass chape. It retains its 4 original 4 sewn on leather tabs. As is common the original elasticated retaining strap on the belt loop is present but perished. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 15697:3
£595.00

SOLD SOLD (24/09) WW2 Wood Hilt Fairbairn- Sykes, FS Far East Commando Fighting Knife & Scabbard. ED 2257 - ED 2257
This is an original WW2, FS Far East Operations dagger and scabbard (see Page 136 plate 9.31 of The Fairbairn Sykes Fighting Knife & Other Commando Knives by Flook). The hilt is wood with grooved grip and an oval alloy cross guard. It has a 163mm double edged dagger blade with medial ridge and is in its original leather scabbard with belt loop, riveted and stitched edges and retaining strap with stud fastener. All leather & stitching of the scabbard are intact. The price includes UK delivery. ED 2257
£0.00

Post 1952 QE II British ‘Best Commando On Course Prize’ Nickel Plated 3rd Pattern Fairbairn Sykes FS Fighting Knife By Wilkinson Sword With Etched Panel & Scabbard. ED 2256 - ED 2256
An original, excellent 3rd Pattern Fairbairn Sykes fighting knife with etched Queen Elizabeth II Royal Appointment Wilkinson Sword panel. These quality knives were reputedly presented to the ‘best Commando on course’ after completion of their arduous training and were highly prized fully functional fighting knives. The 3rd pattern knife was introduced in 1942 (see page 61 & 62 of British & Commonwealth Military Knives By Flook) and continued to be issued post war. This post 1952 Commando prize knife has an undamaged ribbed and nickel plated brass handle with slotted pommel nut and oval nickel plated cross guard. It has a clean 179mm dagger blade with medial ridge. The blade has an etched panel on one side ‘Wilkinson Sword London Made In England’ with crossed swords legend and QE II Royal Appointment. It is complete with its leather scabbard with nickel plated external chape and single belt loop. It retains its 4 leather sewn on leather tabs and elasticated retaining strap. All leather & stitching are intact. Price includes UK delivery. ED 2256
£375.00

WW2 American USMC Raiders Stiletto Fairbairn Sykes FS Cast Alloy Hilt Variation Fighting Knife & Scabbard. Sn 14561. - 14561
This is an original WW2 variation of the FS Fighting knife. This form of dagger was used by USMC Raiders during WW2 (see pages 222 to 224 of Flooks book The Fairbairn Sykes Fighting Knife & Other Commando knives where similar alloy hilt USMC knives are illustrated) . It has a one piece cast alloy handle with stippled panels on the front and back. The handle retains much of its original blackened finish. The clean steel blade with medial ridge is undamaged and measures 152 mm and measures 286mm overall. The knife is complete with leather scabbard. The dark brown leather scabbard has a single belt loop and retaining strap (The tip of the strap is absent). The scabbard has stud on the body. The bottom of the scabbard has 2 ringed holes for thigh cord. The price includes UK delivery Sn 14561
£475.00

SOLD SOLD (LAY-AWAY 06/07) RARE, Original WW2 British 2nd Pattern Fairbairn Sykes FS Commando Fighting Knife With Etched Panels & Scabbard. Sn 15370 - 15370
2nd Pattern Fairbairn Sykes 'FS' Fighting Knives were introduced in 1941(see page 89-93 of The Fairbairn Sykes Fighting Knife & Other Commando Knives By Flook and Chapter 7 of the same bookfor illustrations of 2nd pattern etched variants). This original double etched 2nd pattern example is in excellent condition. Its blued 167 mm long double edged blued blade with medial ridge has etched panels on both sides, one side ‘The FS Fighting Knife’ the reverse with ‘Wilkinson Sword Co Ltd London’ name & crossed swords legend. The hilt is blackened brass with knurled grip and an oval cross guard. It has its original scabbard with blackened brass chape, belt loop & elasticated retaining strap. As is common with these scabbards, its 4 sewn on tabs have been contemporarily cut back. All stitching and leather are intact. The price for this rare to find 2nd pattern FS dagger with etched panels includes UK delivery. Sn 15370
£0.00

Original, WW2 2nd Pattern British WD B2 Fairbairn Sykes FS Commando Fighting Knife & Scabbard. Sn 15447 - 15447
2nd Pattern Fairbairn Sykes 'FS' Fighting Knives were introduced in 1941 (see page 89-93 of The Fairbairn Sykes Fighting Knife & Other Commando Knives By Flook). This is an excellent WW2 2nd pattern, B2, FS dagger and scabbard. The hilt is blackened brass with knurled grip and a blued steel oval cross guard. The top of the cross guard is crisply stamped with War Dept 'B2' designation and WD arrow. It has a 170mm long double edged blued blade with medial ridge. It is complete with original scabbard with external blackened brass chape. The scabbard retains its original 4 sewn on leather tabs. As is common with these war time scabbards the original elasticated retaining strap on the belt loop is absent. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 15447
£695.00

SOLD SOLD (LAY-AWAY 03/07) Original, WW2 1st Pattern, Wilkinson, Fairbairn- Sykes FS Commando Fighting Knife With Etched Panels & 1st Pattern Scabbard. Sn 15488 - 15488
The 1st Pattern FS fighting knife was introduced in 1940 and produced by Wilkinson Sword (see page 63 of The Fairbairn Sykes Fighting Knife & Other Commando Knives By Flook). This is an original WW2 1st pattern, FS dagger in excellent condition with original 1st pattern scabbard. The hilt is brass with original nickel finish & knurled grip with a 2” oval wave cross guard. The ricasso is crisply marked by the manufacturer 'Wilkinson Sword London' & the reverse 'The FS Fighting Knife'. Its double edged dagger blade with medial ridge is sharp and measures 163mm in length (blade lengths of these FS knives vary as they were hand ground). It is complete with original 1st Pattern leather scabbard with nickel plated brass chape, integral belt loop with retaining strap and correct ‘Newey’ press stud fastener (see page 77 of Flook’s book). All leather & stitching of the scabbard are intact. The price for this rare 1st Pattern FS fighting knife & Scabbard includes UK delivery. Sn 15488
£0.00

MINT, 1997 Pair Of Limited Edition Number 2901 Of 3000 Commemorative Applegate Fairbairn Fighting Knives (One fixed Blade, The Other Folding) With Signed Blades Made by Gerber & Boker Mounted On Original Wood Display Board. ED 2244 - ED 2244
A development of the WW2 FS knife was the Applegate Fairbairn fighting knives, designed by Col. Rex Applegate (United States OSS) and Capt. WE Fairbairn (British Royal Marines). This mint commemorative pair of knives were produced in 1997 in a limited edition run of 3000 by Gerber & Boker in recognition the contribution of Applegate & Fairbairn to the development of combat knives. Each knife has black Lexan plastic handles, oval in section. The brass double guard is angled away from the handle. The fixed blade variant has a 6” double edged steel blade with makers mark "Boker,Solingen” together with trademark. The folding blade variant has a 4 ½” double edged folding blade with thumb spur marked ‘Gerber USA’. Both blades have etched representations of Applegate and Fairbairn’s signatures and are numbered ‘ 2901/3000’. Both knives are secured to their original wooden presentation / display board slotted at the rear for wall or desk mounting. The board has a descriptive presentation plaque marked with manufacturer detail and ‘1997’ date (illustrated). The knives are secured to the board by allen key bolts through the lanyard ring holes at the pommel end of their hilts but can easily be removed with an allen key for inspection and use. The display board measures 12” x9“x ¾”. The price for this mint limited edition commemorative piece includes UK delivery. ED 2244
£495.00
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