WILLIAM RODGERS IXL FAIRBAIRN SYKES BRITISH MOD ISSUE COMMANDO KNIFE
Genuine Sheffield made William Rodgers IXL BRITISH MOD (Ministry of Defence) issue Commando Knife.
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
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 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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You must also be over 18 years old to purchase this knife.