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WOULD YOU GIVE YOUR VALENTINE A FAIRBAIRN-SYKES TO STOP HER HEART?

Posted by STEVE MYCIUNKA on

WOULD YOU GIVE YOUR VALENTINE A FAIRBAIRN-SYKES TO STOP HER HEART?

I had to laugh when I saw this vintage Valentine's card which incidentally was given by an ex WW2 commando to his beloved some time in the early 1950's Sweet isn't it but hey, look at that knife.... here's a close up look see-->>>>> Just look at that length of blade and the characteristic oval wave cross guard and I have to ask whether or not there was a mixed message from the giver of this card.   Affectionados of WW2, SOE, commandos and all that will no doubt see  what I see for the knife is I believe a Fairbairn-Sykes...

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