Gurkha WWI Regimental Fighting 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 14" Gurkha WWI Regimental Fighting Kukri : This is handcrafted kukri therefore please note that each one might have slight variations in measurement.
|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).|
|Blade Size and Type||14 Inch (35.56cm) Handmade Unolished blade.|
|Handle Circumference||4.5 inch|
|Handle Size and Type||6 inch (15.24cm) Rosewood tail Tang blade handle.|
|Hardness of steel||spine= 22-25 RC, belly= 45-46 RC, edge= 58-60 RC.|
|Upper Spine||6 mm.|