to other sites of interest.
Arms and Militaria Collecting
- "Australian and New Zealand Cutlers and Cutlery 1788 - 1988" Keith Spencers last book, published just before he died. It contains a huge amount of information for collectors of Australian and New Zealand knives and researchers looking for information on the cutlery industry industry in both nations.
- Camillus, Quality knives since 1876 This web site is dedicated to those whom made Camillus knives and to those whom still love them
- The Gerber Mk II knife This web site has everything you would ever want to know about the Gerber Mk II knife. A must visit for Gerber afficiondo's
- John Gibsons Collection of Military Knives
- Schrades r Us This set of web pages is dedicated to the knives and other items made by the Schrade families of knife craftsmen and craftswomen over the last 100 years
- Sharyn's Antique & Collectable Knife Page Unfortunately, no longer being updated. Hopefully Sharyn will put up a new site soon.
- E. W. Stone This site belongs to Bill Stone who is the son of EW Stone who created the Skull Knuckle Knife in WW2. There are some very interesting knives shown on this site including several Australian knives.
- Frank Trzaska's U. S. Military Knives Further Studies on the United States Military Knife, Bayonet, Machete and Associated Books.
- US Military Fighting Knives A private collector who has some exceptional Australian Military Knives in his collection. He apologises for the site, describing it as a work in progress. The truth is that all web sites devoted to collecting Military Knives are all "Works in Progress" because there is always more to learn and add.
- Wilkinson FS Collection Fairbairn-Sykes knife collectors know that Wilkinson Sword Co Ltd was the first and most important of all those who made this fine fighting knife. This site, lovingly put together by Roy Shadbolt, is devoted to the Wilkinsons and the Fairbairn Sykes knife. It is an important reference for FS collectors and a good read for everyone else!
- Australian War Memorial Every Australian should visit this Museum as a child and then as an adult and then bring their children back there!
- Australian Army Infantry Museum (AAIM) The custodian of Infantry Corps history and its customs and traditions. The Museum collection ranges from the colonial armies and their first deployments overseas in the nineteenth century through to today's twenty first century diggers.
- Army Museum of Western Australia To collect, conserve, and exhibit the history of the Army in Western Australia, and Western Australians in the Army
- Marybororough Military and Colonial Museum Well worth a visit. Lovely little museum.
- RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Centre Public Open Days are always free of charge and occur on the third Sunday of each month
- RAAF Museum Point Cook The Royal Australian Air Force Museum is located at RAAF Base Point Cook, near Melbourne
- Special Air Service Historical Foundation Unfortunately, the SAS Historical Collection is not open to the general public. However, visits by appointment may be made for schools and other eligible organisations.
- Temora Aviation Museum Inspires the community to acknowledge the role played by Australia’s historic ex-military aircraft, and encourages visitors to learn and be inspired through its collection of aircraft to remember the efforts of the men and women who flew and supported them during times of conflict.
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