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    Martindale Birmingham W702 Machete



    Received this Machete in return for a knife sharpening favor I did. Not a bad exchange at all. Should be fun to try and get this on the stones.

    From the search I did seems like a run of the mill machete but the model 702 seems to of been a military machete.

    If anyone knows more would love to hear from you.

    Thanks

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    Awesome score! Can you post some other pics? Love to see the overall profile...
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    Hi Eto

    The Ralph Martindale Co . LTD has been in the steel business for over a 100 years in England .
    They did make Bolo' for the Britsh army until 1960 then switched to a machete
    most of there wares are for agricultural market around the world .
    The genuine " Crocodile " blade .

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    Damn fine machete .
    here is more http://www.ralphmartindale.co.uk/ral...ale/index.html
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    Thanks Steeley, I found the website also. Good stuff.

    Brainsausage I will try to get more pics up. Hard blade to shoot but I will try.

    The sheath is really cool also.

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