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Fairbairn Sykes Commando by Sheffield Knives

The John Nowill & Sons Ltd, Fairbairn Sykes Commando knife features a double edged 7" blade, serrated metal handle as well as a reinforced leather sheath. The British Commando Knife was made famous during World War II when it was issued to British Commandos, including the SAS
Availability: 1 in stock
SKU: RO-3412
Manufacturer: Sheffield Knives
$85.79

Fairbairn Sykes Commando by Sheffield Knives

British Commando Knife

"made famous during the War when issued to British Commandos, including the SAS"

The Fairbairn-Sykes Fighting Knife is a double-edged knife with a foil grip developed by William Ewart Fairbairn and Eric Anthony Sykes in Shanghai before World War II, but made famous during the War when issued to British Commandos, including the SAS. Source: Wikipedia

The Blade

The blade on the John Nowill & Sons Ltd, Fairbairn Sykes Commando knife features a double edged black carbon steel blade.

Handle

The handle on this British Commando knife is made of non-magnetic alloy and the grip features 27 concentric rings and a crossed key trade mark. The pommel nut is hexagonal and the guard is stamped with "John Nowill & Sons Sheffield England" and an arrow symbol and a diamond with an H in the middle.

Leather Sheath

Black leather sheath with a 2 1/4" slots to pass a belt through. The sheath also has four small leather tabs (two on each side) to allow it to be sewn to equipment or clothing. The bottom of the sheath has a metal tip. The knife is secured to the sheath by use of an elastic which is stretched over the handle of the knife.

Features:
  • Double-Edged Blade
  • Serrated Metal Handle
  • Reinforced Leather Sheath
  • Blade Length 7"
  • Overall Length 11 1/2"
  • Made in the United Kingdom

Fairbairn Sykes Commando by Sheffield Knives

British Commando Knife

"made famous during the War when issued to British Commandos, including the SAS"

The Fairbairn-Sykes Fighting Knife is a double-edged knife with a foil grip developed by William Ewart Fairbairn and Eric Anthony Sykes in Shanghai before World War II, but made famous during the War when issued to British Commandos, including the SAS. Source: Wikipedia

The Blade

The blade on the John Nowill & Sons Ltd, Fairbairn Sykes Commando knife features a double edged black carbon steel blade.

Handle

The handle on this British Commando knife is made of non-magnetic alloy and the grip features 27 concentric rings and a crossed key trade mark. The pommel nut is hexagonal and the guard is stamped with "John Nowill & Sons Sheffield England" and an arrow symbol and a diamond with an H in the middle.

Leather Sheath

Black leather sheath with a 2 1/4" slots to pass a belt through. The sheath also has four small leather tabs (two on each side) to allow it to be sewn to equipment or clothing. The bottom of the sheath has a metal tip. The knife is secured to the sheath by use of an elastic which is stretched over the handle of the knife.

Features:
  • Double-Edged Blade
  • Serrated Metal Handle
  • Reinforced Leather Sheath
  • Blade Length 7"
  • Overall Length 11 1/2"
  • Made in the United Kingdom
Products specifications
Line British Commando Knife
Designer Fairbairn Sykes
Made In United Kingdom
Overall Length 29.21 cm (11 1/2 in.)
Weight Not Available
Blade Length 17.78 cm (7 in.)
Blade Thickness Not Available
Edge Sharpened
Blade Steel Not Currently Available
Blade Finish Not Available
Blade Colour Not Available
Blade Shape Not Available
Edge Angle Not Available
Blade Hardness (HRC) Not Available
Blade Grind Not Available
Blade Stamp Not Available
Handle Material Alloy
Handle Colour Black
Sheath Material Leather
Sheath Attachment Belt Loop
Sheath Type Elastic Around Handle
Sheath Colour Black