Product Code: EKH-LBFTK-09
Category: EGKH Light Blade Full Tang Kukri
Highly Graded Carbon Steel, Refine Buffalo Leather for Scabbard(outside) and Rosewood for the Handle, Pinewood for the Scabbard (inside), Whitemetal and "Laha" (Nepali Traditional Glue).
Blade Length: 11 inch.
Weight: 1000 gms (including packaging).
Price: US $145
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 Kukri Specifications: This is handcrafted knife therefore please note that each one might have slight variations in measurement.
Blade Size and Type : 11.5 Inches (28.75cm) Hand Forged, Highly Grade Carbon Steel 5160, Unolished Blade.
Handle Size and Type : 5.5 Inches (13.97cm) full tang made of rosewood.
Overall length : 17 inches (43.18cm) from tip of the blade to pommel of the handle (Aprox).
Material Used : Highly Graded Carbon Steel(car & jeep leaf spring, 5160) for blade, refine buffalo Leather for Scabbard(outside) and Rosewood for the Handle, Pinewood for the Scabbard (inside), Whitemetal "Laha" (Nepali Traditional Glue).
Weight : 700 gms(24.69 Oz.Approx).
Upper Spine : 6mm.
Lower Spine : 4mm.
Belly : 6.5cm.
Handle Circumference : 5 Inch.
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).