WWII British Fighting Knives
These British Made Knuckle Knives were made for Commonwealth Forces and available to US troops alike.
Name : Robbins of Dudley Trench Push Dagger
Description: This British manufactured Robbins of Dudley Trench Push Dagger and the other edged weapons they made were for private sale to troops heading in harm's way. The dagger has an aluminum alloy hilt with a steel knucklebow and a 5 inch blade. The appropriate Robbins of Dudley sheath accompanies the knife. References Flook, British and Commonwealth Military Knives p. 24, plates 32 & 33, Silvey, Knives WWII p.136
Name: Lockwood Brothers Trench Push Dagger, Broad Arrow Marked
Description: This knife was made in England circa 1942 by the Lockwood Brothers under military contract. The aluminum alloy grip is marked with a CROWN BROAD ARROW 4 and has a double-edged blade that is 2 7/8 inches long. Knife is accompanied by the original scabbard. References are Flook, British and Commonwealth Military Knives p. 122, plate 276 and Silvey, Knives WWII p. 138.
Name: Unmarked British Knuckle Knife Type attributed to Several Makers.
This British made commercial Knuckle Knife was a Popular Style that was known to have been made by Clement, Hibbert and Sons, and George Ibberson in both marked and unmarked varieties. It has a slim reversed edge, Bowie blade of 5 inches in length and aluminum knuckles with either ebony or Bakelite grips. Thje original scabbard accompanies the knife. For reference see: Flook, British and Commonwealth Military Knives p. 23, plate 30 and Silvey, Knives WWII p. 142