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SOLD SOLD (05/03) Post WW2 British Wilkinson Sword ‘Best Commando On Course Prize’ Nickel Plated 3rd Pattern Fairbairn Sykes FS Fighting Knife With Etched Panel & Scabbard. Sn 18200 - 18200
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 180mm dagger blade with medial ridge. The blade has an etched panel on one side ‘Wilkinson Sword Ld Made In England’ together with crossed swords legend & QE II Royal Appointment. It is complete with its leather scabbard with external nickel plated chape and single belt loop. It retains its 4 leather sewn on leather tabs and elasticated retaining strap. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 18200
£0.00

WW2 Era British Fairbairn Sykes FS Commando Fighting Knife Beaded & Ribbed (9 Rows Of Beads) & Scabbard. Sn 18217 - 18217
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 WD marked Beaded and Ribbed Pattern Fairbairn Sykes fighting knife has a brass beaded and ribbed grip with 9 rows of beads. There are no visible WD marks on the knife. It has a 163mm long blued blade with medial ridge. It is complete with original scabbard with external brass chape, 4 sewn on leather tabs and belt loop with elasticated retaining strap. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 18217
£975.00

**AS FOUND**ATTRIBUTED DIRECT FROM FAMILY**WW2 British 3rd Pattern B2 Commando Fairbairn Sykes FS Commando Fighting Knife To L/ Cpl Bernard James Caton Royal Armoured Corps (RAC), 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays) With Scabbard & Copy Of Service Record. - 18209
This is an excellent original 3rd pattern Fairbairn Sykes fighting knife (see The Fairbairn Sykes Fighting Knife & Other Commando Knives By Flook). This example is in as found direct from the family of WW2 British Lance Corporal Bernard James Caton Royal Armoured Corps (RAC) & 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays) complete with a copy of the Soldier’s army record of service provided by the family. The record shows lance Corporal Caton serving with the RAC Queen’s Bays between 29.6.44 & 4.1.48 (The 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's Bays) was a cavalry regiment of the British Army. The regiment became part of the Royal Armoured Corps in 1939). It has an undamaged ribbed alloy handle & 163 mm double edged 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’s elasticated retaining strap is absent. It retains its 4 original sewn on leather tabs. The price includes UK delivery. Sn 18209
£495.00

**SOLD**SOLD**3/3**WW2 British WD 2nd Pattern B2 Fairbairn Sykes FS Commando Fighting Knife & Scabbard. ED 2547 - ED 2547
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 WD, FS dagger and scabbard. The hilt is brass with knurled grip and an oval steel cross guard. The top of the cross guard is stamped with War Dept 'B2' and WD broad arrow designation. It has a 156mm long double edged blued blade with medial ridge. It is complete with original scabbard with external brass chape. The scabbard retains its original 4 sewn on leather tabs and elasticated retaining strap. The price includes UK delivery. ED 2547
£0.00

WW2 Era British 2nd Pattern 'Sterile' Fairbairn Sykes FS Commando Fighting Knife & Mint Un-Issued Scabbard. ED 2546 - ED 2546
2nd Pattern Fairbairn Sykes 'FS' Fighting Knives were introduced in 1941. This is an excellent condition 2nd pattern, FS dagger and scabbard (see ‘The Fairbairn Sykes Fighting Knife & Other Commando Knives’ by Flook). The dagger has the correct blackened brass knurled handle & oval cross guard. The knife is ‘sterile’ with no manufacturer or Unit marks. The knife has a 170 mm long blade with medial ridge. Its original scabbard is near mint in un-issued stores fresh condition. It has a blacked brass chape and integral belt loop. The scabbard retains its original 4 sewn on leather tabs and elastic retaining strap. The price for this 'sterile' WW2 FS dagger with near mint scabbard includes UK delivery. ED 2546
£745.00

RESERVED Original WW2 Era British 2nd Pattern Nickel Plated Officer’s 'Sterile' Fairbairn Sykes FS Commando Fighting Knife Later Post War Re-Finished & Engraved ‘In Commemoration Of The Victory Of El-Alamien (Alamein Incorrectly Spelt) & Scabbard. ED 2545 - ED 2545
2nd Pattern Fairbairn Sykes 'FS' Fighting Knives were introduced in 1941. This is an original 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 has the correct nickel plated brass knurled handle & oval cross guard. The knife is ‘sterile’ with no manufacturer or Unit marks. The knife has been re-finished post war & the blade engraved ‘In Commemoration Of The Victory Of El-Alamien (Alamein Incorrectly Spelt). The blade is 166 mm long with medial ridge. The plating on the blade has blemishes. Its scabbard has a nickel plated chape and integral belt with elastic retaining strap & 4 sewn on leather tabs. The price includes UK delivery. ED 2545
£695.00

**SOLD**SOLD**3/3**RARE** WW2 1st Pattern, Wilkinson, Fairbairn- Sykes FS Commando Fighting Knife With Double Etched Panels & 1st Pattern Scabbard. Sn 18193 - 18193
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 excellent 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 with etched and blued panels, 'Wilkinson Sword London' & the reverse 'The FS Fighting Knife'. Its clean, double edged dagger blade with medial ridge measures 177mm 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. It has the correct ‘Newey’ press stud fastener and retains its 4 sewn on leather tabs. All stitching is intact. The price for this rare 1st Pattern FS fighting knife & scabbard includes UK delivery. Sn 18193
£0.00

SOLD SOLD (05/03) WW2 British WD 3rd Pattern B2 Commando Fairbairn Sykes FS Fighting Knife & Scabbard. Sn 18064 - 18064
This is an excellent original WW2 3rd pattern Fairbairn Sykes fighting knife (see Chapter 8 of The Fairbairn Sykes Fighting Knife & Other Commando Knives By Flook). This example has an undamaged ribbed, browned, alloy handle. It has an undamaged 169 mm double edged dagger blade with medial ridge and blued oval cross guard which is stamped with WD ‘B2’ mark. The dagger is complete with original leather scabbard with external brass chape and belt loop. As is common the scabbard’s elasticated retaining strap is perished. It retains its original sewn on tabs. The top of the belt loop has been pierced (it was common for soldier’s to field adapt their scabbards to allow attachment to their uniform). The price includes UK delivery. Sn 18064
£0.00

SOLD SOLD (17/02) **MINT**Cased, Crown Swords, WW2 ‘Le Maquis Francaises de L’ Interieur’ (FFI) French Resistance & ‘1940-45 Holland Belgium France’ Commemorative Etched Fairbairn Sykes 3rd Pattern FS Fighting Knife (Choice Of Case Colour). Sn 17157:2 - 17157:2
These full size FS daggers are made to the same exacting standards of specification and detail as FS knives used during WW2. The knife is near mint, measures 11 ¾” overall length and has a blackened alloy or brass ribbed 3rd pattern FS hilt & blackened steel cross guard. The knife is by Crown Swords England who make quality commemorative blades. Both sides of this knife are etched. One side with Commando carrying a 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 Maquis (French pronunciation: [maG2;ki]) were rural guerrilla bands of French Resistance fighters, called maquisards, during the Nazi occupation of France in World War II. The national denomination given to all maquis forces during the war is "F.F.I.", for Forces françaises de l'intérieur). The cross guard of this knife is stamped with letter ‘R’ and number ‘8’. The dagger is contained in its quality leatherette wrapped wooden case. The case has a hinged lid and clasp fasteners. The inside of the case is lined with red felt. It is contoured to snugly fit the dagger. The price includes UK delivery. (NB A CHOICE OF CASE COLOUR IS AVAILABLE: RED, GREEN OR BLACK). Sn 17157:2
£0.00

**MINT**Cased, William Rodgers Sheffield, ‘Operation Desert Storm 17 January 1991’ Commemorative Etched Fairbairn Sykes 3rd Pattern FS Fighting Knife (Choice Of Case Colour). Sn 17157:3 - 17157:3
These full size FS daggers are made to the same exacting standards of specification and detail as FS knives used during WW2 & post war. The knife is near mint, measures 11 ¾” overall length and has a blackened alloy or brass ribbed 3rd pattern FS hilt & blackened steel cross guard. The dagger is by the prestigious cutlers William Rodgers of Sheffield. One side of the polished steel blade is etched ‘To Commemorate Operation Desert Storm 17 January 1991’ within scrolling banners. The cross guard bears the William Rodgers Sheffield England’ name. The dagger is contained in its quality leatherette wrapped wooden case. The case has a hinged lid and clasp fasteners. The inside of the case is lined with black felt. It is contoured to snugly fit the dagger. The price includes UK delivery. (NB A CHOICE OF CASE COLOUR IS AVAILABLE: BLACK,GREEN OR RED). Sn 17157:3
£295.00
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