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The humble British Jack Knife

Article about: Hi Guys, the clasp or Jack knife was carried by all British soldiers in WW2. They were carried secured around the waist via string lanyard. They were a useful tool and were often kept by for

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    I just recently found one of these with the I*XL
    marked blade by George Wostenholm.

    it is not dated but has the C /l\ Canadian
    acceptance stamp.
    gregM
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    I was addicted to the "Hokey-Pokey" but I've turned
    myself around.

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    I was issued with a war-time dated all Stainless Steel example when I joined the TA in 1980. I was told that I was one of the last to be issued and they were using up remaining stocks.

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    And another, delighted with this from a local car boot sale in Nottingham, the wanted £5, i offered four he accepted and so here it is, difficult to make out who made it looks like W&SB Sheffield.
    The humble British Jack Knife
    The humble British Jack Knife
    The humble British Jack Knife

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    Quote by greatwhite View Post
    ...difficult to make out who made it looks like W&SB Sheffield.
    Yup, W&SB will be correct, it's W & S Butcher, who also went under the name Wade & Butcher.

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    Cheers brother, a steal at that price it was rude not to take it, amazing how many of these show up.

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    You don't often see them for less than £15 these days in my part of the world.
    Regards,

    Jerry

    Whatever its just an opinion.

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    Quote by greatwhite View Post
    Cheers brother, a steal at that price it was rude not to take it, amazing how many of these show up.
    Absolute bargain I'd say looking at it! I've not bought one for a couple of years now but I've noticed the prices are really creeping onwards and upwards nowadays!

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    I suppose thats the beauty of boot sales you never know what is on the next table.

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    Just found this thread whilst searching for information on Jack Knives. Thought I would share my small collection of these. I have three British ones, a Belgian post war variation and a post war civilian pen knife in the same style. The guy who sold me the smaller one was desperately keen on selling it as a prototype military knife, it's Sheffield made but not arrow marked and the workmanship is not the best so I haggled and got it for a more reasonable price. I was born in Sheffield so am interested in these knives, my first penknife was the military knife in the picture with no shackle. I buy them when I see them but never pay more than £10 for them, although they are not all in good nick they are very tactile items and feel nice in the hand.

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    super group that, well done.

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