Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Kernersville, NC, USA
Originally Posted by Ian
I believe, as you say, this is a Mk III presentation Indian Machete, as shown in the Flook reference. It is unlikely to be of Afghan origin. These machete were made largely (if not exclusively) in India. The absence of military markings on the blade or leather sheath is not uncommon.
Thank you Ian!
I edited my initial post with the correct plate number in Ron Flook's book "British and Commonwealth Military Knives"