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MINT, Post WW2 British Wilkinson Sword Gold Colour Plated Alloy Hilt Commemorative / Presentation 3rd Pattern Fairbairn Sykes FS Commando Fighting Knife With Double Etched Panels & Scabbard. Sn 17173 - 17173
A near mint, 3rd Pattern presentation Fairbairn Sykes fighting knife with double etched panels. The 3rd pattern knife was introduced in 1942 and continued to be issued post war (see The Fairbairn Sykes Fighting Knife & Other Commando Knives By Flook). This Commando prize knife has an undamaged ribbed and gold colour plated alloy handle. It has a nickel plated cross guard and sharp, clean, polished, 168mm dagger blade with medial ridge. The blade has an etched panel on both sides ‘Wilkinson Sword Co Ltd London’ together with crossed swords legend ‘The FS Fighting Knife’ on the reverse. It is complete with leather scabbard which has an external chape and single belt loop. It retains its 4 leather sewn on leather tabs and elasticated retaining strap. All leather and stitching of the scabbard are clean & intact. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 17173
£295.00

MINT, EXTREMELY RARE, ONE OF 200, 1950 British Wilkinson Sword Tom Beasley Hand Forged Blued Etched Blade Fairbairn Sykes FS Fighting Knife Fully Refurbished 1978 By Wilkinson With Correspondence / Provenance From Wilkinson. Sn 17165 - 17165
Tom Beasley was Wilkinson Sword's master Swordsmith. One of his outstanding creations was the blade for the sword which Britain presented to the people of the City of Stalingrad in commemoration of the City's defence against the Nazis. Tom Beasley knives are sought after and Post WW2 in 1950 Tom Beasly produced only 200 hand drawn examples of FS knives for Wilkinson Sword who offered them Special Limited Edition items. These knives were mainly used as shop display pieces. This Tom Beasley FS knife is in near mint condition having been fully re-furbished in 1978 by the Wilkinson Sword Company. A previous owner of this knife contacted the Company asking advice on restoration and they kindly offered to refurbish the knife for him. The previous owners correspondence and Wilkinsons replies together with receipts for work, a potted history of the FS knife history and a letter from Wilkinson’s Swords sales office Supervisor confirming the knife as being rare and one of only 200 Beasley Knives hand drawn in 1950 accompany this knife. Its near mint blued blade is beautifully etched & blued on both sides. One side has a banner etched ' Hand Forged by Tom Beasley The Famous Sword Smith Of Stalingrad Fame'. The reverse is etched with decorative panels containing 'Wilkinson Sword, London' name and crossed swords legend together with 'Commando Fighting Knife 1939-1945' .The orange / brown hue Ivorine handle and blued cross guard are in similar near mint condition. The dagger has its brown leather scabbard with blued chape, 4 sewn on leather tabs and elasticated retaining strap. The price for this superb piece with provenance includes UK delivery. Sn 17165
£1,400.00

RARE, WW2 British Wilkinson 2nd Pattern Fairbairn Sykes FS Commando Fighting Knife With Double Etched Panels & Scabbard. Sn 17048 - 17048
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. Our rare to find example is in excellent condition. Its 161mm long double edged blade with medial ridge has just light staining consistent with age. The blade has etched panels on both sides, one side ‘The FS Fighting Knife’ the reverse with ‘Wilkinson Sword London’ name & crossed swords legend. The hilt is blackened brass with knurled grip and a blued oval cross guard. It has its original scabbard with blackened brass chape and belt loop. As is common the scabbard’s original 4 sewn on tabs have been cut back and its elasticated retaining strap is present but perished with age. All stitching and leather are intact. The price for this rare FS fighting knife includes UK delivery. Sn 17048
£1,200.00

RARE, Original, WW2 1st Pattern, Wilkinson, Fairbairn- Sykes FS Commando Fighting Knife With Double Etched Panels & 1st Pattern Scabbard. Sn 17089 - 17089
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 with original 1st pattern scabbard. 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 170 mm in length (blade lengths of these FS knives vary as they were hand ground). The blade has just light staining consistent with age. It is complete with original 1st Pattern leather scabbard with nickel plated brass chape, integral belt loop with retaining strap. It has the correct ‘Newey’ press stud fastener. All leather & stitching are intact. The price for this rare 1st Pattern FS fighting knife & scabbard includes UK delivery. Sn 17089
£2,000.00

MINT, Cased, 3 Commemorative Etched Fairbairn Sykes 3rd Pattern FS Fighting Knives 50th Anniversary WW2 & Operation Desert Storm 1991 By William Rodgers Sheffield, WW2 1940-45 Holland Belgium France Numbered R8. Sn 17157 - 17157
These full size FS daggers are made to the same exacting standards of specification and detail as FS knives used during WW2 with the addition etched blades. Each knife is near mint, measure 11 ¾” overall length and have blackened alloy or brass ribbed 3rd pattern FS hilts & blackened steel cross guards. 2 of the daggers are by the prestigious cutlers William Rodgers Sheffield. One of the Rodgers blades is etched ‘To Commemorate Operation Desert Storm 17 January 1991’ within scrolling banners, the other ‘To Commemorate The 50th Anniversary of World War II 1939-1945’ within scrolling banners. The cross guard of each of these knives bear the William Rodgers Sheffield England’ name. The third knife is by Crown Swords England who make quality commemorative blades. Both sides of this knife are etched. One side with commando carrying a WW2 sten gun above ‘1940-45 Holland Belgium France’ and has the Crown Swords England name & trade mark. The other side has ‘Le Maquis Francaises de L’ Interieur’ together with aircraft & cross device . The cross guard of this knife is stamped with letter ‘R’ and number ‘8’ . The daggers are contained in their purpose made wooden case. The case has a hinged lid and clasp fasteners. The inside of the case is lined with red felt & padded silk. The case is contoured to fit each knife. The lid of the case has an inlaid brass roundel. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 17157
£595.00

WW2 Era British WD 3rd Pattern B2 Commando Fairbairn Sykes FS Fighting Knife With No.1 Mould Mark & Scabbard. Sn 16596 - 16596
This is an excellent original 3rd pattern Fairbairn Sykes fighting knife (see The Fairbairn Sykes Fighting Knife & Other Commando Knives By Flook). This example has an undamaged ribbed brass / alloy handle. It has a number 1 mould mark on the hilt near to the pommel. It has an undamaged 171 mm double edged blued dagger blade with medial ridge and blued oval cross guard which is stamped with WD arrow and ‘B2’. The dagger is complete with original leather scabbard with external brass chape and belt loop. As is common the scabbard has had its 4 original sewn on tabs cut back. Its elasticated retaining strap is present but again as is common perished at one end. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 16596
£475.00

Post WW2 British Wilkinson Sword ‘Best Commando On Course Prize’ Nickel Plated 3rd Pattern Fairbairn Sykes FS Fighting Knife With Etched Panel & Scabbard. ED 2486 - ED 2486
An original, excellent condition, 3rd Pattern Fairbairn Sykes fighting knife with etched 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 Commando prize knife has an undamaged ribbed and nickel plated brass handle and oval nickel plated cross guard. It has a clean 178mm dagger blade with medial ridge. The blade has an etched panel on one side ‘Wilkinson Sword London Made In England’ together with crossed swords legend & QE II Royal Appointment. It is complete with its leather scabbard with blackened external chape and single belt loop. It retains its 4 leather sewn on leather tabs (the edge of one tab is absent) and elasticated retaining strap. The price includes UK delivery. ED 2486
£375.00

WW2 British WD Wilkinson 2nd Pattern Fairbairn Sykes FS Commando Fighting Knife With Hilt Mark ‘Broad Arrow Above T’ & Scabbard. ED 2485 - ED 2485
2nd Pattern Fairbairn Sykes 'FS' Fighting Knives were introduced in 1941. Examples with ‘Broad Arrow Above T’ marks have been seen on WW2 issue FS knives (see page 154 of The Fairbairn Sykes Fighting Knife & Other Commando Knives By Flook). Our example is in very good condition. It has a 170mm long double edged blued blade with medial ridge. The hilt is blackened brass with knurled grip and a blued oval cross guard. The hilt near to the cross guard is stamped with ‘Broad Arrow Above T’ mark (illustrated). It’s scabbard has a blackened brass chape. It’s original elasticated retaining strap has been removed in the period and been replaced with a leather loop. As is common, the scabbard’s original 4 sewn on leather tabs have been cut back. All stitching and leather are intact. The price includes UK delivery. ED 2485
£675.00

WW2 Era British 3rd Pattern Commando Fairbairn Sykes FS Fighting Knife With No.3 Mould Mark & Scabbard Marked ‘L.Symcock’. Sn 17073 - 17073
This is an excellent original 3rd pattern Fairbairn Sykes fighting knife (see The Fairbairn Sykes Fighting Knife & Other Commando Knives By Flook). This example has an undamaged brass / alloy handle. It has a number 3 mould mark on the hilt near to the pommel. It has an undamaged 170 mm double edged blued dagger blade with medial ridge and blued oval cross guard. The dagger is complete with original leather scabbard with external brass chape and belt loop. As is common the scabbard has had its 4 original sewn on tabs cut back. Its elasticated retaining strap is present. The belt loop is hand inscribed ‘L.Symcock’ on both sides, most likely the name of the Commando issued with this fighting knife. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 17073
£475.00

SOLD SOLD (LAY-AWAY) RARE, Original, WW2 1st Pattern, Wilkinson, Fairbairn- Sykes FS Commando Fighting Knife With Double Etched Panels & 1st Pattern Scabbard. Sn 16887 - 16887
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 a very good, original WW2 1st pattern, FS dagger with original 1st pattern scabbard. The hilt is brass with original nickel finish & knurled grip with correct 2” oval wave cross guard. The ricasso is marked by the manufacturer 'Wilkinson Sword London' & the reverse 'The FS Fighting Knife'. Its double edged dagger blade with medial ridge measures 169mm in length (blade lengths of these FS knives vary as they were hand ground). The blade has some staining consistent with age. It is complete with original 1st Pattern leather scabbard with nickel plated brass chape and integral belt loop with retaining strap. The correct ‘Newey’ press stud fastens securely. The price for this increasingly rare 1st Pattern FS fighting knife & scabbard includes UK delivery. Sn 16887
£0.00
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