Product Code: EKH-GAEI-16
Category: Gurkha Army Early Issue Kukri
Highly Graded Carbon Steel (car & jeep leaf spring, 5160) for blade. Refine Water buffalo Leather for the Scabbard(outside), Rosewood for the handle, Pinewood for Scabbard (inside), White Metal and “Laha” (Nepali Traditional Glue).
Blade Length: 10 Inch.
Weight: 1000 gms (including packaging).
Price: US $95
This is the reproduction of old World War I era Kukri. This Kukri is a very famous among Military Knife collectors because of the fact that the very design of this Kukri was carried/used by the Gurkhas in hand-to-hand battle in the Jungle of Burma during world War 1st. 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 works. It can be used to chop wood, fire wood, bone, cleaning bushes. The blade is made of Highly Graded Carbon Steel and its semi-polished. It is broad and more curved then Standard Kukris therefore it is perfect while use. The Handle is flat full tang. Unlike other handle (Not Rat tail), the handle and Blade is a one single piece and visible all around the handle (See pictures). Two Rosewood pieces joint (Attached) strongly to the metal part of handle with three metal rivets and adjust lanyard hole on handle. Special Brown Sheath is made of Genuine Buffalo Leather. The blade measures 10" long while the handle is 5.5" therefore; the overall length of the Kukri is 15.5 inches. The widest part of the blade is 5.3cm and the spine is 10mm at the thickest part. The weight of the kukri blade is 700 grams. The Blade, Handle, Scabbards and even small knives called Karda and chakmak are high end finished. The wooden display stand can be purchased with additional Charges. The Blade, Handle, Sheath and even small knives called Karda and Chakmak are high-end finished.
* Specification of 10 Inch Hand Forged Blade WW I Historic Kukri: This is handcrafted kukri therefore please note that each one might have slight variations in measurement.
Blade Size and Type : 10" OR 25.40cm, Highly Grade Carbon Steel, Semi-Polished.
Handle Size : 5.5" or 13.97cm, Full tang made of Indian Rosewood.
Overall length : 15.5" OR 39.37cm from tip to pommel (Aprox).
Blade Weight : 24.69 oz or 700 grams.
Upper Spine : 10cm.
Belly : 5.3 cm
Handle Circumference : 4.4 inch
Material Used : Highly Graded Carbon Steel (car & jeep leaf spring, 5160) for blade. Refine Water buffalo Leather for the Scabbard(outside), Rosewood for the handle, Pinewood for Scabbard (inside), White Metal and “Laha” (Nepali Traditional Glue).
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 : EGKH Factory in Dharan (Eastern part of Nepal).