12 Inch Traditional Gurkha WW I
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.
|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).|
|Blade Size and Type||12 Inch (30.48 cm) Handmade Polished blade.|
|Handle Circumference||4.7 inch|
|Handle Size and Type||5 inch (12.7 cm) Rosewood tail Tang blade.|
|Hardness of steel||spine= 22-25 RC, belly= 45-46 RC, edge= 58-60 RC.|
|Upper Spine||9 mm.|