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Commando dagger 3rd patern 21 broad-arrow, extra info needed

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    I'm looking to sell this knife to a friend of mine and he has asked for extra info. Sadly I don't know much about British goods and was hoping for some guidance!
    The band is sadly missing from the sheath. No visible numbers at the top of the handle, should I expect to see 1, 2, 3 or 4?

    Is this ww2 or post-war, possible datings... is it legitimate?

    Many Thanks,
    Clark

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    Hi Clark , at first viewing it looks to have a nice early hand ground blade as verified by the small triangular shape adjacent to the crossguard . I would like to see more close up pics with some of the scabbard front and rear .
    REGARDS AL

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    Very much appreciated!
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    Quote by Alan M View Post
    Hi Clark , at first viewing it looks to have a nice early hand ground blade as verified by the small triangular shape adjacent to the crossguard .
    This trait, and the fact that it has a ringed cast grip would make it a war time third pattern.
    You can find out just about anything about Wilkinson FS knives on this site.
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    Cheers for that, is there a reason why my knife doesn't have a number (1, 2, 3 or 4) on the hand grip?

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