Items: 0 Price: £0    
view cart

FS Commando Daggers

Previous 1  2  3  4  5  Next Page 2 of 5

MINT, 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. Sn 16154 - 16154
An original, near mint, 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 are 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 175mm 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. Sn 16154
£395.00

MINT, Cased Commemorative Fairbairn Sykes 2nd Pattern FS Fighting Knife 'WW2 D-Day Invasion Sixth June 1944' By Wilkinson Sword With Etched Blade. Sn 16155 - 16155
The Normandy landings (codenamed Operation Neptune) were the landing operations on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 (termed D-Day) of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II. The largest seaborne invasion in history, the operation began the liberation of German-occupied North Western Europe from Nazi control and contributed to the Allied victory in Europe. Prior to embarking on the mission American General Dwight Eisenhower addressed his troops ordering them to ‘Accept Nothing Less Than Full Victory’. This near mint full size (12" overall length) 2nd pattern FS Commando dagger was produced to Commemorate the 'WW2 D-Day Invasion Sixth June 1944' & Eisenhower’s inspirational order. The knife has all of its original plated finish. Its blade is etched on one side with decorative foliate panel and wording commemorating D-Day and the Allied Expeditionary forces shoulder title. The reverse is etched with the Wilkinson Sword London name & Crossed swords legend within a panel together with foliate decoration & the wording of Eisenhower’s order. The dagger is contained in its wooden case. The green leatherette covered case has a hinged lid and clasp fastener. The inside of the case is lined with green felt & padded white material which has the Wilkinson sword name and cross swords legend highlighted in gold. It is contoured to snugly fit the dagger. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16155
£575.00

SOLD SOLD (07/04) MINT Cased Limited Edition No.422 of 2,500 Commemorative 2nd Pattern FS Fighting Knife 'The Battle Of The Rhineland' By Wilkinson Sword From The WW2 Victory Collection for the American Historical Foundation. Sn 16156 - 16156
This near mint, 2nd pattern FS Commando dagger was produced by Wilkinson Sword for the American Historical Foundation to as part of their 'WW2 Victory Collection' to commemorate the WW2 Battle Of The Rhineland. Only 2,500 daggers were produced for the Edition. The full size dagger is 12" overall length and is in excellent condition. It has a beautifully etched blade. On one side with the Wilkinson Sword London name & crossed swords legend together with a depiction of the Remagen Bridge over the River Rhine. The ricasso is stamped with the weapons Edition number '422’. The reverse is etched 'In Honor Of The Battle Of The Rhineland’ with battle honour roll within scrolling panels. The knurled handle and plain cross guard retain all of their original finish. The dagger is contained in its original wooden case covered with grey velour material. The case has a hinged lid and 2 brass clasp fasteners. The inside of the case is lined with grey velour & white silk. It is contoured to snugly fit the dagger and the silk interior has the wording 'The World War II Victory Collection, The Battle Of The Rhineland Limited Edition Issued By The American Historical Foundation, Richmond Virginia' all in Gold. Also included is the daggers' certificate of Authenticity issued by the Foundation certifying the dagger as number 422 of 2,500 Worldwide. The price for this excellent commemorative piece includes UK delivery. Sn 16156
£0.00

STERILE, WW2 2nd Pattern British Fairbairn Sykes FS Commando & Special Forces Fighting Knife & Scabbard. ED 2418 - ED 2418
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, FS dagger and scabbard. The hilt is blackened brass with knurled grip and oval cross guard. It has a 160mm long double edged blade with medial ridge. The blade has areas of staining consistent with age. As is common with special forces weapons this dagger is ‘sterile’ having no manufacturer or WD markings. It is complete with original scabbard with external blackened brass chape. As is common with these scabbards its original elasticated retaining strap on the belt loop is present but perished with age at one end and its 4 sewn on leather tabs have been removed. The price includes UK delivery. ED 2418
£545.00

WW2 Era British WD Fairbairn Sykes FS Commando Fighting Knife Beaded & Ribbed (9 Rows Of Beads) & Scabbard. ED 2417 - ED 2417
The Beaded & Ribbed variant of the Fairbairn Sykes FS Fighting knife was available as a private purchase weapon but were also Military issue. Beaded & Ribbed versions have been found with 9,8,7 & 6 rows of beads (see page 127 of The Fairbairn Sykes Fighting Knife & Other Commando Knives by Ron Flook). This WW2 era Beaded and Ribbed Pattern Fairbairn Sykes fighting knife has a brass beaded and ribbed grip with 9 rows of beads. The hilt is also stamped with WD arrow above number ‘5’ mark. It has a 170mm long blade with medial ridge. It is complete with original scabbard with external brass chape and belt loop. The scabbard retains its original elasticated retaining strap which as is common has perished with age and 4 sewn on leather tabs. The price includes UK delivery. ED 2417
£675.00

MINT BLUED BLADE, WW2 2nd Pattern B2 WD Fairbairn Sykes FS Commando Fighting Knife & Scabbard. Sn 16141 - 16141
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 brass with knurled grip and a blued steel oval cross guard. The top of the cross guard is stamped with War Dept 'B2' designation. It has a 172mm long double edged blued blade with medial ridge in near mint condition. It is complete with original scabbard with external blackened brass chape. As is common with these scabbards its 4 sewn on leather tabs have been contemporarily cut back. The original elasticated retaining strap on the belt loop is present but as is common has perished in the centre with age. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16141
£695.00

SOLD SOLD (LAY-AWAY 26/03) UN-MESSED WITH**Original, WW2 1st Pattern, Wilkinson, Fairbairn- Sykes FS Commando Fighting Knife With Field Ground Stiletto Blade, Double Etched Panels & Quality Armourer Made Field Improvise - 16094
The 1st Pattern FS fighting knife was introduced in 1940 and were 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 fighting knife with scabbard, as found and un-messed with. The hilt is brass with original nickel finish & knurled grip with correct 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 measures 170mm in length (blade lengths of these FS knives vary as they were hand ground). The field ground stiletto shaped blade has just staining consistent with age. It was common for Soldiers to discard the original issue scabbards and replace them with more rugged improvised scabbards. Our knife is complete with its period quality armourer made field improvised leather scabbard. Made from a supple thick brown leather strap, it has been folded and riveted to form a scabbard with belt loop which fits the knife snugly. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16094
£0.00

‘THE FALKLANDS CAMPAIGN 1982’ British Wilkinson Sword Commemorative Fairbairn Sykes 3rd Pattern FS Fighting Knife With Etched Blade & Scabbard. Sn 15998:9 - 15998:9
The Falklands War began on Friday 2 April 1982, when Argentine forces invaded and occupied the Falkland Islands and South Georgia. The British Government dispatched a Naval task force to engage the Argentine Navy and Air Force and retake the islands by amphibious assault. The resulting conflict lasted 74 days and ended with the Argentine surrender on 14 June 1982, which returned the islands to British control. During the conflict, 649 Argentine military personnel, 255 British military personnel and 3 Falkland Islanders died. This an excellent 3rd pattern FS Commando dagger manufactured by Wilkinson Sword post war to commemorate the Falklands campaign. It has a plated 3rd pattern ribbed brass hilt. Its 175mm long blade is etched on both sides. One side with foliate background with banner ‘‘THE FALKLANDS CAMPAIGN 1982’ and with the Wilkinson Sword London manufacturer's name together with their crossed swords legend & Royal Appointment. The reverse has a void presentation scroll banner on foliate background. The dagger is complete with brown leather scabbard with single belt loop, elasticated retaining strap and 4 sewn on leather tabs. The scabbard has a blackened brass chape. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 15998:9
£375.00

WW2 2nd Pattern Nickel Plated Officer’s 'Sterile' Fairbairn Sykes FS Commando Fighting Knife & Scabbard. Sn 15998:8 - 15998:8
2nd Pattern Fairbairn Sykes 'FS' Fighting Knives were introduced in 1941. This is an excellent condition WW2 Officer’s 2nd pattern, FS dagger and scabbard. Examples of Nickel plated FS daggers are illustrated in Chapter 7 of ‘The Fairbairn Sykes Fighting Knife & Other Commando Knives’ by Flook. The dagger is in excellent condition with nickel plated brass knurled handle & oval cross guard. The knife is ‘sterile’ with no manufacturer or Unit marks. The knife has a 167 mm long blade with medial ridge. Its original scabbard has a nickel plated chape and integral belt loop. The scabbard retains its original 4 sewn on leather tabs and Its original elasticated retaining strap. The price for this 'sterile' nickel plated Officer’s FS dagger includes UK delivery. Sn 15998:8
£675.00

WW2 2nd Pattern British WD B2 Fairbairn Sykes FS Commando Fighting Knife & Scabbard. Sn 15967 - 15967
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 brass with knurled grip and a steel oval cross guard. The top of the cross guard is crisply stamped with War Dept 'B2' designation and arrow. It has a 163mm long double edged blued blade with medial ridge. It is complete with original scabbard with external blackened brass chape. As is common with these scabbards its 4 sewn on leather tabs have been contemporarily cut back and the original elasticated retaining strap is absent. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 15967
£575.00
Previous 1  2  3  4  5  Next Page 2 of 5