Picked this up the other day

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    ypres
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    Picked this up the other day

    Post by ypres on Sun Sep 11, 2016 1:57 pm

    I picked this up last week. Interesting the chape is the type from the earlier pattern scabbard. To make it fit properly it needed to be fitted in reverse. A bit of an oddball.

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    Re: Picked this up the other day

    Post by Ian B on Mon Sep 12, 2016 8:53 am

    Good day Ypres,

    Not sure if you are aware of this, however, on the British and Commonwealth Military Badge Forum, there is a fellow on there by the handle "Roy".  He's a Brit living in the US, and he has a website devoted to FS knives ( [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] ).  Thought this info might be of some interest to you if you were looking for more info on your latest pick-up.

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    Re: Picked this up the other day

    Post by Jonhno on Tue Sep 20, 2016 11:41 am

    nice catch, I have seen the leather scabbard reversed with the seam on the front too, nothing left to waste I presume?

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