MALAYA

uk no 5 ground blade
 
Total length = mm                  Blade length =  mmBlade width = mm MRD = 0mm
No5 with blade ground to depth of fullers, in received condition showing original cosmoline and paper wrapping

 

After cleaning, flat blade is clearly visible

 

 

Side view shows extent of material removal. The reason for this is unknown. Blade is an original UK issue blade with the remains of a 1946 date on ricasso