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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
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ISBN : 0764337637
Format Type : Hardcover
Language : English
Publisher : Schiffer Publishing, Ltd February 28, 2011
Number of Pages : 160 pages
File Size : 792 KB
Status : Available For Download
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The Fairbairn-Sykes Fighting Knife: Collecting Britain's Most Iconic Dagger Reviews

  • T.A.L. Dozer
    2018-11-15 20:57

    Iconic Dagger Primer

  • IndependentRealist
    2018-11-30 19:53

    Item arrived as described thank you.

  • James Costa
    2018-11-19 21:45

    A superbly detailed informative book with great photography - very satisfied!!

  • Howard M. Silverberg
    2018-12-11 20:49

    A great book, complete with history, production, and identification. A must book for all collectors the the fairbairn-sykes fighting knife.

  • book collector
    2018-12-01 20:41

    Great book if you are interested in F-S knives.

  • Paul Lager
    2018-12-01 21:36

    A comprehensive work for any collector and good work for historical references. Very educational in the writing style. and evolution of the knife.

  • Jim Baggett
    2018-11-14 18:03

    Great information