Black Plastic grip variant
serial number 011/200
This variant has COMBAT SMATCHET on the blade face in a celtic almost font. It also has black plastic grips like the boker models. Marked seki Japan, AL MAR and the chop and has the acid etch rex applegate & W Fairbairn mark on the opposite face.
The blade is 10" and it is 16" overall. Serial number #011/200 and Model 4015. The handle is Zytel and the blade is 6A stainless steel and 3/16" thick. It has a blind hole on one side of the blade tang (ricasso) so the user can identify which of the two edges he is using even in the dark. The Smatchet is a fighting knife based on the Celtic short sword and developed by Colonel Rex Applegate of the United States OSS and Captain William Ewart Fairbairn of the British Royal Marines.