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William Rogers Fairbairn Sykes Commando Knife
      #370818 - 28/10/22 02:45 AM





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Genuine Brand New William Rogers Fairbairn Sykes Commando Knife - Kit Bag Perth

Genuine Sheffield (UK) made William Rodgers Commando Knife.

This model is a genuine British MOD Knife All Black. mk3

The original Fairbairn Sykes knife was developed during World War II, when Wilkinson Sword collaborated with Capt. William E Fairbairn and Capt. Eric A Sykes to design a knife for the newly formed British Commando Force. Commonly known as the 'Commando Knife', this knife was arguably the most famous knife of the 20th century.

11 1/2" overall. 6 3/4" black finish stainless dagger blade.
Grooved black cast metal handle with black finish cross guard and pommel.
Cross guard is stamped "William Rodgers". Best Bridle MOD leather belt sheath with metal tip.

Country of Origin: Sheffield United Kingdom


SPECIFICATIONS:
Blade Material: High Carbon Steel
Blade Style: Double Edge Dagger
Blade Finish: Black Coated
Handle Material: Black Cast Metal
Comes with UK Made metal tipped leather sheath.
Blade Length: 6.75"
Handle Length: 5.25"
Overall Length: 11.5"

A piece of history and still used and preferred by some Specialist Combat Units around the world.

Over 18 years of age please to purchase this item. Also check your states restrictions on purchasing and or owning this type of knife BEFORE purchasing. Kit Bag are not responsible for mis use of this item by purchasers.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=uDGHKyB3T_U&feature=emb_logo

Warning: This video contains graphic descriptions of British WW2 Commando Veteran Sergeant Stan W Scott, No. 3 Army Commando (RIP), demonstrates the use of the Fairbairn-Sykes fighting knife. Part of the 'Draw Your Weapons: The Art of Commando Comics' exhibition at the National Army Museum in London from 1 September 2011 until 30 April 2012.



Warning: This video contains graphic descriptions of Commando combat. Sergeant Stan W Scott, No. 3 Army Commando (RIP), demonstrates the use of the Fairbairn-Sykes fighting knife. Part of the 'Draw Your Weapons: The Art of Commando Comics' exhibition at the National Army Museum London from 1 September 2011 until 30 April 2012.



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Re: William Rogers Fairbairn Sykes Commando Knife [Re: NitroX]
      #370819 - 28/10/22 02:48 AM

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Warning: This video contains graphic descriptions of Commando combat.

Sergeant Stan W Scott, No. 3 Army Commando, demonstrates the use of the Fairbairn-Sykes fighting knife.

Part of the 'Draw Your Weapons: The Art of Commando Comics' exhibition at the National Army Museum in London from 1 September 2011 until 30 April 2012.

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Re: William Rogers Fairbairn Sykes Commando Knife [Re: NitroX]
      #370820 - 28/10/22 03:02 AM

Interesting. Tks.

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Re: William Rogers Fairbairn Sykes Commando Knife [Re: Daryl_S]
      #370865 - 29/10/22 06:47 AM

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Interesting. Tks.



+1
There is a fairly thriving market for the Fairbairn Sykes originals here in the USA; don't know about Oz, Canada, or UK as far as legalities of sales or possession.
Good to see a genuine re-issue as opposed to some Chinese or "East Asian" knock off……..
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