The Fairbairn Sykes Fighting Knife stands symbolic for daring secret operations that Britain ran during World War II This book provides an insight in the development of 20th century s most influential military fighting knife and its historical background Also the biographical background of its inventors, William Ewart Fairbairn and Eric Anthony Sykes, is embedded in this story and unburdened of all the myths and legends that have been woven around these two innovative men It covers not only the basic variations of the F S knife but also numerous other examples the collector may encounter The problematic topic of fakes is discussed as well as the question as to how to narrow the focus of one s collection Thus, prospective buyers of Fairbairn Sykes knives will find this book a useful guide through the jungle of variants and fakes....
|Title||:||The Fairbairn-Sykes Fighting Knife: Collecting Britain's Most Iconic Dagger|
|Publisher||:||Schiffer Publishing, Ltd February 28, 2011|
|Number of Pages||:||160 pages|
|File Size||:||595 KB|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
|Last checked||:||21 Minutes ago!|
The Fairbairn-Sykes Fighting Knife: Collecting Britain's Most Iconic Dagger Reviews
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A superbly detailed informative book with great photography - very satisfied!!
A great book, complete with history, production, and identification. A must book for all collectors the the fairbairn-sykes fighting knife.
Great book if you are interested in F-S knives.
A comprehensive work for any collector and good work for historical references. Very educational in the writing style. and evolution of the knife.