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FAIRBAIRN SKYES FIGHTING KNIFE

FX-592 W

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US$ 282.50

You can engrave a text on the blade for additional US$ 16.00 (total US$ 298.50). Please enter the text to engrave below (max 14 characters).

Designer: Hill Knives

Blade steel: N690Co stainless steel

Hardness: HRC 58-60

Blade coating: Black PVD

Handle: Walnut wood

Blade Length: 170 mm. - 6.69"

Overall Length: 300 mm. - 11.81"

Blade Thickness: 5.0 mm. - 0.20"

Sheath: Leather

Made in: Italy

Weight: 180 gr - 6.35 oz

  • Description
    "The dagger is based on the original Fairbairn and Sykes. It is a collectible knife, designed to honor special forces worldwide."

    Hill Knives

    The Fairbairn-Sykes Fighting Knife is a famous combat knife designed during World War II by William E. Fairbairn and Eric A. Sykes, two British officers experienced in close combat. This knife became an icon of warfare during the war and is known for its effectiveness and distinctive design. The Fairbairn-Sykes has a long, slender blade with a laurel leaf profile that ends in a sharp needle point. The handle is designed to be tight and allow for a firm grip, with grooves for increased precision and control during use. This knife was widely used by British commandos during World War II and has continued to be used after the war by various military units and special forces worldwide. Its shape and functionality still make it a popular choice for knife enthusiasts and collectors today.
  • Designer
    Hill Knives
    La compagnia olandese Hill Knives è stata fondata nel 1979 da Frans van den Heuvel † (padre) e dal figlio Albert, entrambi con una esperienza tecnica come fabbricanti di attrezzi.
    “Ciò che rende Hill Knives straordinaria è la nostra passione e capacità di creare coltelli di design e di ottima qualità”.

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"The dagger is based on the original Fairbairn and Sykes. It is a collectible knife, designed to honor special forces worldwide."

Hill Knives

The Fairbairn-Sykes Fighting Knife is a famous combat knife designed during World War II by William E. Fairbairn and Eric A. Sykes, two British officers experienced in close combat. This knife became an icon of warfare during the war and is known for its effectiveness and distinctive design. The Fairbairn-Sykes has a long, slender blade with a laurel leaf profile that ends in a sharp needle point. The handle is designed to be tight and allow for a firm grip, with grooves for increased precision and control during use. This knife was widely used by British commandos during World War II and has continued to be used after the war by various military units and special forces worldwide. Its shape and functionality still make it a popular choice for knife enthusiasts and collectors today.

Designer

Hill Knives

The Dutch Knifemaking company Hill Knives was founded in 1979 by Frans van den Heuvel † (father) and Albert van den Heuvel (son), who both have a technical background as toolmakers. “What makes Hill Knives extraordinary is our passion and drive to create the ultimate quality and design when it comes to our knives".

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Blade Coating: Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD)
PVD
(Physical Vapor Deposition) is a variety of vacuum deposition methods used to deposit thin films by the condensation of a vaporized form of the desired film material onto various workpiece surface. The coating method involves purely physical process such as high temperature vacuum evaporation with subsequent condensation.
Blade Steel: N690Co stainless steel
Acciaio Steel Carbonio Carbon Cromo Chromium Cobalto Cobalt Azoto Nitrogen Manganese Manganese Molibdeno Molybdenu Nichel Nickel Fosforo Phosphorous Silicio Silicon Zolfo Sulfur Tungsteno Tungs Vanadio Vanadium
N690CO 1.08 17.30 1.50 - 0.40 1.10 - - 0.40 - - 0.10