13" Traditional Gurkha Issue Historic Kukri
This is 13" Traditional Gurkha Issue Historic Kukri. The Kukri is the distinctive curved Nepalese knife that is very popular with the Gurkhas & Nepalese people. It is the basic utility knife of the Nepalese people.
This is 13" Traditional Gurkha Issue Historic Kukri. The Kukri is the distinctive curved Nepalese knife that is very popular with the Gurkhas & Nepalese people. It is the basic utility knife of the Nepalese people. The Kukri is respected throughout the world for its fearful effectiveness as a close combat knife. It is, similar to a machete, used as utility knife Nepal. It is a characteristic survival blade of of the Nepalese army, the Royal British Gurkha's regiment of British Army, Gurkha regiments of the Indian army, Singapore police and Royal Brunei Guard. Some English speakers refer to this knife as a Gurkha blade or Gurkha knife. The Kukri is effective as a chopping and slashing knife. While most famed from use in the military, the Kukri is the most commonly used multipurpose tool in the fields and homes in Nepal. Its use has varied from building, clearing, chopping firewood, digging, slaughtering animals for food, cutting meat and vegetables, skinning animals, and opening cans. Its use as a general farm and household tool. The Kukri can be use as survival knife or camping knife for outdoor lover.
|Material Used||Highly Graded Carbon Steel 5160, water Buffalo Leather for Scabbard(outside) and rosewood for the Handle, Pinewood for the Scabbard (inside), Brass, white metal and "Laha" ( Nepali Traditional Glue).|
|Blade Size and Type||13 inch (33.02 cm), Hand Forged rust free Blade.|
|Handle Circumference||4 Inch.|
|Handle Size and Type||4.5 inch (11.43 cm) tail tang rosewood Handle.|
|Hardness of steel||Spine=22-25 RC, Belly=45-46 RC, Edge=58-60 RC.|
|Lower Spine||2 mm.|
|Upper Spine||6 mm.|