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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.

In stock (1 item available)
  • AUD$260.00
  • SKU

As all Australian states have different knife laws, it is the Buyer's responsibility to contact their relevant authorities to ensure that the possession of this item is legal in their State or Territory. As State laws change regularly, it is impossible for us to give exact information regarding the legal status of items in every State and Territory of Australia. As such, the Buyer must contact your local State Police Department and ask them for specific information regarding the ownership of this item. If you are not legally entitled to possess this item, do not purchase it.

You must also be over 18 years old to purchase this knife.

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