Wilkinson Type D Survival Knife
Wilkinson Type D survival knife with sheath. This knife was first built by Wilkinson for use by the British Special Forces. This example shows a heavy 7 1/8" blade marked Wilkinson Sword on the left side adjoining a FS type of guard. 5 3/8 hardwood grips. Overall, this example shows factory edge, original Parkerized blade and no indication of issue usage . This knife shows a weight of 1.0 lbs. This knife rides in an original issue sheath #1278215 broad arrow 91,heavy leather with brass and steel rivets. A relativley scarce military knife that is seldom encountered in Canada. It appears to have been surplused from British stores or came out in some other manner. A scarce military knife.