Genuine Sheffield made J.Nowill & Sons Presentation Commando Knife.
J. Adams Ltd is a family business based in Sheffield England which has been making quality knives for six generations; they are the parent company for three other old established manufacturers F.E & J.R.Hopkinson Ltd, established 14 June 1944, John Nowill & Sons Ltd, whose corporate name was granted by the Cutlers Company of Hallamshire on 27 April 1700 A.D. and Austin McGillivray & Co.
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" mirror finish carbon steel and Nickel plated dagger blade.
Grooved Gold plated cast metal handle with Gold plated cross guard and pommel.
Cross guard is stamped "J.NOWILL & SONS SHEFFIELD ENGLAND" with military stamps on other side.
Comes in presentation Box.
Country of Origin: Sheffield United Kingdom
Blade Material: High Carbon Steel
Blade Style: Double Edge Dagger
Blade Finish: Nickel Mirror Finish
Handle Material: Gold plated Cast Metal
Comes with presentation box.
You can purchase a sheath as they are available as a seperate sku.
Blade Length approx :7"
Handle Length: 4.5"
Overall Length: 11.5"
A piece of history and still used and preffered by some Specialist Combat Units around the world.
Please note: If you have a VIC or ACT post code we will not be able to supply this knife due to state restrictions on the ownership of this type of knife.
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Last images show alternative British made Commando Knives also available from Sporting Outback Supplies.