Product Code: EKH-EKHS-11
Category: EGKH Exclusive Kukri
Highly Graded Carbon Steel (car & jeep leaf spring, 5160)for blade. Water buffalo refined Leather for the Scabbard(outside), Rosewood for the handle, Pinewood for Scabbard (inside), Whitemetal and “Laha” (Nepali Traditional Glue).
Blade Length: 13 inch.
Weight: 1400 gms (including packaging).
Price: US $140
This is 13 Inch blade Gurkha Itihaas(Historic) New Version kukri.It is simillar with Panawala. Panawala is a popular village from eastern side of Nepal. This vary designed is come from the same village. This is the replica version of the kukri carried by Gurkhas in hand-to-hand combat in the Jungle of Nepal during the World War I. This is most historically model khukuri (kukri) which gave gurkhas and whole Nepalese people are the victory of gurkhas during the 1st war time. Probably the most renowned fighting knife in the world is the kukri, the wickedly curved kukri of the Gurkhas of Nepal. It is Historic Kukri. The blade is flat, light by weight and comfortable to carry. In the wartime, the sight of this formidable Khukuri in the hands of the Gurkha soldiers was enough to bring the enemy at their wit's ends. This Kukri is a very famous knife among tourists and collectors because of the fact that it was actually used by Gurkha soldiers/army during first world wars. This Kukri knife played a very significant role in creating the history of the Gurkhas. This Kukri was also great to use for any kind of heavy or light duty. The water poured temper on the blade makes it very strong. The handle is very stronger then world War II kukri. Basically carried in a leather case, mostly walnut wooden grip and traditionally having two small knives and the blade is made of highly graded carbon steel (mostly used in railway tracks).
Blade Size and Type : 13 inch (32.5cm) and Unpolished blade.
Handle Size and Type : 5 inch (12.5cm) and Fixed blade.
Overall length : 17 inches.
Material Used :Highly Graded Carbon Steel (car & jeep leaf spring, 5160)for blade. Water buffalo refined Leather for the Scabbard(outside), Rosewood for the handle, Pinewood for Scabbard (inside), Whitemetal and “Laha” (Nepali Traditional Glue).
Weight : 950 gms (38 Oz.Approx).
Upper Spine :5mm.
Belly : 7.7cm.
Hardness of steel : spine=22-25 RC, belly=45-46 RC, edge=58-60 RC.
Complementary : Certificate of Guarantee, Tag, Wrapping Lokta Paper.
Place of Origin : Dharan (Eastern part of Nepal).