British Type D Military Survival Knife. #2208003

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The Type D survival knife was introduced in the 1950’s and was initially produced by the Wilkinson Sword Company of London. The heavy-duty knife was well-made, strong and versatile and was issued to members of the British Special Forces and to RAF aircrew.

This later model Type-D survival knife was made in 1993 by the Ministry of Defense contractor, J Adams of Sheffield.

The 180mm heavy, phosphate blackened blade has a thick, flat spine and terminates in a hatchet point. The un-fullered blade has a wedge-shaped cross section and retains a sharp single edge. The blade is in excellent condition.

The left-hand grip scale is stamped with the NATO stores designation 127-8214 above the maker’s initials, JA and the date 1993 beside a Broad Arrow.

The hardwood grip scales are secured to the full width, “solid” tang with three copper rivets. The grip scales are in very good condition. The pommel has a lanyard inlet.

This Type D knife is complete with its original leather scabbard. The scabbard is in very good condition.

This is a great example of a British military Type D survival knife.

£85.00

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