Product Code: EKH-GAEI-21
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: 12 Inch.
Weight: 1500 gms (including packaging).
Price: US $130
12" Gurkha WW I Khukuri is replica version of the kukri carried by Gurkhas in hand-to-hand battle in the Jungle of Nepal on time of world war 1st. The kukri shape is very much like World war version. This is most historically model kukri which gave Gurkhas and whole People of Nepal are the victory of Gurkhas during the 1st world war. Possibly the most famous fighting knife in the world is the kukri, the wickedly curved kukri of the Gurkhas of Nepal. In the wartime, the sight of this terrifying 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 during world wars. This Kukri knife played a very significant role in creating the history of the Gurkhas and Nepal. This Kukri was also great to use for any kind of heavy or light duty.
* Specification of 12 Inch Traditional Gurkha WW I Kukri : This is handcrafted kukri therefore please note that each one might have slight variations in measurement.
Blade Size and Type : 12 Inch (30.48 cm) Handmade Polished blade.
Handle Size : 5 inch (12.7 cm) Rosewood tail Tang blade.
Overall length : 17" from tip to pommel (Aprox).
Blade Weight : 900 gms (36 Oz.Approx).
Upper Spine : 9 mm.
Belly : 6.34 cm
Handle Circumference : 4.7 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 : Hand Forged at EGKH Factory in Dharan (Eastern part of Nepal).