Product Code: EKH-MMLK-05
Category: Mini Medium Kukri
Highly Graded Carbon Steel (car & jeep leaf spring, 5160) for blade. Water buffalo refine Leather for the Scabbard (outside), Rosewood for the handle, Pinewood for Scabbard (inside), Whitemetal and Laha (Nepali Traditional Glue).
Blade Length: 6 inch.
Weight: 700 gms (including packaging).
Price: US $50
This is 6" Hand Forged Blade Super Mini Afghan kukri, the current issue Kukri for Gurkhas who are in Afghan war. Therefore the name derived after the Afghanista, this is same model kukri in 6" blade. The Gurkhas are deployed since the war started for Enduring Operation Freedom in Afghanistan. The Regiment is decided to carry new kukri fit to the Afghan environment. Therefore the Afghan Kukri AEOF is issued to Gurkhas. It is about 10.5" in overall length with an 6" Double Fullered (Angkhola Style) semi-polished made of high graded carbon Steel, Very sharp blade. The handle is made of white Sadhan wood. The shape is different and has finger grip. It is full tang running through it making it super strong which is about 4.5” long. The craftsmanship on this knife is amazing so if you are looking for the finest quality Kukri for "Christmas Gift" you will not be disappointed.
Karda & Chakmak: These are small knives come with the purchase of this Kukri. Karda is small knife used of skinning animal hairs and Chakmak which has blunt edge is used for sharpening the Kukri blade.
*Specification of 6" Hand Forged Blade Authentic British Gurkha Mini Afghan Khukuri: This is handcrafted kukri therefore please note that each one might have slight variations in measurement.
Blade Size and Type : 6 inch (15.24cm) Handmade and Unpolished blade.
Handle Size and Type : 4.5 Inches (11.43cm) full tang handle Indian Rosewood.
Overall length : 10.5 inches.
Upper Spine : 8mm.
Belly : 4.2cm.
Handle Circumference : 3.5 inch.
Material Used : Highly Graded Carbon Steel (car & jeep leaf spring, 5160) for blade. Water buffalo refine Leather for the Scabbard (outside), Rosewood for the handle, Pinewood for Scabbard (inside), Whitemetal and Laha (Nepali Traditional Glue).
Weight : 0.77 lbs (350 grams) Approx, Only Blade.
Hardness of steel : spine= 22-25 RC, belly= 45-46 RC, edge= 58-60 RC.
Complementary : Certificate of Guarantee, Tag, Wrapping Lokta Paper, RGR Cap Bazz.
Place of Origin : Ex Gurkha Khukuri House Factory in Dharan (Eastern part of Nepal).