Havildar Duty Kukri
The handle has whitemetal fittings, with a horn handle, as per the original. It comes in a good quality Military scabbard and carrying frogs. There is Chakmak and karda on the scabbard with the Military range. This kukri was most likey made by the regimental or battalion armourer to the sergeant requirement, but also so that it corresponded Official pattern carry. on this kukri blade marked maker name in Devanagari(Nepali Language) and mark EGKH trademark to verify the quality.
|Material Used||Highly Graded Carbon Steel (car & jeep leaf spring, 5160) for blade. Water Buffalo lather for Scabbard (outside), buffalo horn for the handle, Pinewood for Scabbard (inside), White Metal and “Laha” (Nepali Traditional Glue).|
|Blade Size and Type||14.5 inch (36.98cm) Handmade and Unpolished blade .|
|Handle Circumference||4.3 Inch.|
|Handle Size and Type||5 inch (12.75cm) Buffalo Horn full rat tail tang handle.|
|Hardness of steel||spine=22-25 RC, belly=45-46 RC, edge=54-55 RC.|