WILKINSON SWORD CARBON STEEL HAS FOR HUNDREDS OF YEARS RECEIVED ACCLAMATION BY KINGS AND QUEENS OF ENGLAND. THE STEEL HAS BEEN THE CHOICE FOR WEAPONS OF THE ROYAL COURT AS WELL AS DURING WWII BECAME THE FIRST CHOICE OF THE BRITISH SOE AND OSS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF THERE COMMANDO'S 1ST PATTERN F-S FIGHTING KNIFE, CONSIDERED THE HOLY GRAIL OF WWII KNIVES. THE REASONS IT IS CONSIDERED THE BEST STEEL IN THE WORLD IS. ABLE TO BECOME HIGHLY POLISHED.
ABLE TO RECEIVE A RAZOR SHARP EDGE, AND MAINTAIN THAT EDGE. This ended Ray Mears using the best, Wilkinson Sword Carbon Steel.Blade Length: 4 1/4 in. Overall Length: 8 5/8 in. Pictured and offered for sale is a early, Circa 2003, Ray Mears Designed survival knife made by the Wilkinson Sword Co. Ray Mears, a British Woodsman, author of many survivalist Books and Tapes has designed survival knives for the Special Forces of England as well as his own survival gear. Early as a knife designer he contracted with the Wilkinson Sword Co. (now out of business) to make the above knife using the highly acclaimed Wilkinson Sword carbon steel. The handles design contour designed by Ray Mears is to provide the least amount of hand fatigue if called upon to work for hours of continued use under the most extreme survival conditions. Engraved into the blades side wall is, side 1 "WILKINSON SWORD MADE IN ENGLAND " and on side 2 is engraved "DESIGNED BY RAY MEARS ".
Leather sheath is original to knife. I see no signs of sharpening or use. As the knife is approx.20 years old, you can see some soft surface markings from entering and exiting the sheath. There is NO damage, NO defects. Sheath is minty as well.
CAUTION, WITHIN THESE PICTURES, shadowing on the steel exists in area's, from glare, and reflections. Your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed! The item has to be in its original condition and all original documents should be included with your return. Packaging will always meet or exceed U.Postal Requirements for protection against damage. The item "AUTHENTIC Early RAY MEARS Bushcraft WILKINSON SWORD Survival KNIFE & SHEATH" is in sale since Wednesday, October 2, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Fixed Blade Knives\Modern Fixed Blade\Custom & Handmade". The seller is "leftie224" and is located in Youngstown, Ohio.
This item can be shipped to United States.