BRITISH WWII 1ST PATTERN FAIRBAIRN SYKES KNIFE.
A good service used full length blade 1st pattern Fairbairn Sykes knife. The blade, is 6 7/8th inches or 17.4cm. Some black staining to the blade. Good clear ‘Wilkinson Sword’ and the ‘FS Fighting Knife’ logos on either side. Some plating lifting from the S shaped cross guard, also plating lifting from the very top of the grip. Fitted into its correct early nickel lower scabbard mount. The leather is good. To the upper part of the scabbard either the elasticated hilt retaining strap or the leather strap, whichever was fitted, have been removed and a replacement leather strap fitted with an American style male/female closing stud. The date ’30.11.42’ is hand inscribed into the rear of the upper tab of the scabbard.
Code: 71772 Price: 1550.00 GBP