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    Before the FS fighting knife, we had these!

    Morning all,

    I was going through my old office system the other day archiving files that needed to be retained and I came across this rather rare knife I helped a friend sell a few years back.

    Its a rare BC-41 ( BC = Birmingham Castors I believe) knuckle duster Commando knife, issued to the Commandos before the rather more refined but equally deadly FS knife was developed and issued.

    This one evil looking piece, echoing its WW1 ancestry, really does drive home the close up, personal and deadly violent nature of Commando work!

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    Knuckle duster knives, now thats close in work!!

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