WW2 RARE EARLY 2ND PATTERN WILKINSON SWORD NICKELED FAIRBAIRN SYKES BRITISH COMMANDO FIGHTING KNIFE HI-COND WSC!! NOT OFTEN SEEN IN ANY CONDITION, LET ALONE LIKE THIS EXAMPLE. 6 3/4 FULL LENGTH Drop Forged, Hand Ground, Hand Sharpened Blade by Wilkinson Sword Master Blade Smiths. It survives in superb undamaged condition.These early blades were like a needle, and razor sharp for the "Silent Kill" of German Sentries, taught by Msrs. It shows NO nicks, bends, or other flaws. The edge is razor sharp! The WSC nickel plated handle is like mint. The pommel nut has never been disturbed.
The scabbard is WW2 vintage as per "England" stamp, etc. There is damage to the chape, and the scabbard does show wear. It does fit the stiletto perfect.
I believe that both have been together since WW2. The correct scabbard chape is nickel plated though. When I started collecting, this variation was not that rare. Today, is another story, with endless new collectors arriving constantly.
If you have any questions regarding this, or any. 2 Fighting Knives, and most all others as well for over 40 years. I personally guarantee the authenticity of any knife that I sell. If you're also not sure what knife you have, or what it's worth, let me know. I deal in high condition examples as they perform the best over time, and are more pleasing to look at.The item "WW2 RARE EARLY 2ND PATTERN NICKELED FAIRBAIRN SYKES FIGHTING KNIFE HI-COND WSC" is in sale since Thursday, December 16, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Original Period Items\Great Britain\Edged Weapons". The seller is "jsfischer1fs" and is located in Canyon Country, California.
This item can be shipped to United States.