Product Code: EKH-NR17K-15
Category: EGKH New Release 2017 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: 15 Inch.
Weight: 2000 gms.(Including packaging) .
Price: US $135
This is one of the best working bushcraft kukri of EGKH, in Nepal. 15" Gurkha Issue WWI Khukuri 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 15 Inch Gurkha Issue WWI - American Bowie Size Outdoor Blade Khukuri : This is handcrafted kukri therefore please note that each one might have slight variations in measurement :-
Blade Size and Type : 15 inch (38.1 cm) Handmade and Unpolished blade.
Handle Size and Type : 7 Inches (17.78 cm) rosewood tail tang handle.
Overall length : 22" from tip of the blade to pommel of the handle (Aprox).
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).
Weight : 1600 gms(64 Oz. Approx).
Upper Spine : 12 mm.
Lower Spine : 4 mm.
Belly : 6.35 cm.
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).