Product Code: EKH-NR16K-16
Category: EGKH New Release 2016 Kukri
Highly Graded Carbon Steel, Refine Buffalo Leather for Scabbard(outside) and water buffalo bone for the Handle, Pinewood for the Scabbard (inside), Whitemetal and "Laha" ( Nepali Traditional Glue).
Blade Length: 12 inch.
Weight: 1500 gms.(Including packaging) .
Price: US $160
This is 12" Traditional 3 Chiras Historic Guard Handle 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 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 and the blade is made of highly graded carbon steel (mostly used in railway tracks). Besides carrying the knife in war time, this blade can be used to chop wood or bone cleaning bushes.
* Specification of 12 Inch Traditional 3 Chiras Historic Kukri : This is handcrafted kukri therefore please note that each one might have slight variations in measurement :-
Blade Size and Type : 12 Inches (30cm) Hand Forged, Highly Grade Carbon Steel 5160, Unpolished Blade.
Handle Size and Type : 5.5 Inches (13.75cm) full tang Guard handle made of water buffalo bone.
Overall length : 17.5 inches (43.75 cm) from tip of the blade to pommel of the handle (Aprox).
Material Used : Highly Graded Carbon Steel, Refine Buffalo Leather for Scabbard(outside) and water buffalo bone for the Handle, Pinewood for the Scabbard (inside), Whitemetal and "Laha" ( Nepali Traditional Glue).
Weight : 1000 gms Only the blade.
Upper Spine : 10mm.
Lower Spine : 3mm.
Belly : 8cm.
Handle Circumference : 5.5 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 : Hand Forge at EGKH Factory in Dharan (Eastern part of Nepal).