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Knife identification please

peteff

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I have a couple of Martindale Goloks one is a fair bit longer than the other.
 

peteff

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Martindale themselves are pretty insistent that they have only made one design with a 13” blade.

It's not a Martindale, now I look it is "Styled on the original British army machete" with a 26cm blade. The larger one is Martindale No2 with the crocodile and the MOD arrow on it.
 

Ystranc

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Ralph-Martindale have produced a lot of weird stuff for agriculture over the years if you look at their catalog but the military spec stuff came from several different manufacturers over the years...some made from far better steel than Martindale, a lot of them are knocking about in mis matched sheathes because stuff gets lost, damaged or swapped about.
 

38thfoot

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Fundamentally unless you’re planning on selling it as some form of rare item as long as it chops stuff then it doesn’t matter. All the issue ones are pretty much the same; there was a brief issue of a para machete which was shorter and a different shape but the standard gollock is pretty universal issue.

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