Product Code: EKH-GAEI-18
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: 13.5 Inch.
Weight: 1000 gms (including packaging).
Price: US $150
Ex Gurkha Khukuri House are traditional Hand Forged blade kukri, made in Nepal home land of the brave Gurkhas. This is EGKH strives to make kukri to the traditional specification of the olden style kukri.
The 13.5" Goorkhali is based on the old fighting style of kukri used by the Goorkhas, and this style was also potentialy an early issue kukri of Gurkhas.
The 13.5" Goorkhali generally has a 34cm long blade with a belly of 5cm and a weight of approximately 600 grams. It has a full tang wooden handle (that the Goorkhas used in single or double handed fashion) and comes with a military scabbard and military frogs.
Scabbard is made of cotton wood cover in refine water buffalo leather. This is very light blade kukri which can be easily be used in a light to meduim utility fashion, cutting three branches, trees, cleaning bushes, cutting bones and chopping wood etc.
* Specification of Full Tang Goorkhali Kukri : This is handcrafted kukri therefore please note that each one might have slight variations in measurement.
Blade Size and Type : 13.5 Inch (34cm) Handmade Polished blade.
Handle Size : 5 inch (12.70cm) Rosewood Full Tang blade handle.
Overall length : 18.5" from tip to pommel (Aprox).
Blade Weight : 600 gms (21.16 Oz.Approx).
Upper Spine : 6 mm.
Belly : 5 cm
Handle Circumference : 4.2 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.
Place of Origin : EGKH Factory in Dharan (Eastern part of Nepal).