Product Code: EKH-GAEI-21
Category: Gurkha Army Early Issue Kukri
Highly Graded Carbon Steel (car & jeep leaf spring, 5160) for blade. Water buffalo Leather for the Scabbard(outside), Rosewood for the handle, Pinewood for Scabbard (inside), White Metal and “Laha” (Nepali Traditional Glue).
Blade Length: 14 Inch.
Weight: 1000 gms (including packaging).
Price: US $140
This 14" Gurkha WWI Regimental Fighting Kukri 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.
* Specification of 14" Gurkha WWI Regimental Fighting Kukri : This is handcrafted kukri therefore please note that each one might have slight variations in measurement.
Blade Size and Type : 14 Inch (35.56cm) Handmade Unolished blade.
Handle Size : 6 inch (15.24cm) Rosewood tail Tang blade handle.
Overall length : 20" from tip to pommel (Aprox).
Blade Weight : 700 gms (24.69 Oz.Approx).
Upper Spine : 6 mm.
Belly : 5.5cm
Handle Circumference : 4.5 inch
Material Used : Highly Graded Carbon Steel (car & jeep leaf spring, 5160) for blade. 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 : Hand Forged at EGKH Factory in Dharan (Eastern part of Nepal).