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World War Ii Historic Improved Gurkha Army Khukuri Kukuri Kukri Nepalese Knife
Based off our famous "Historic" khukuri, this model is the improved version. With the introduction of a flat tang blade, this kukri is stronger and more robust than ever. Blade Length: 11/28 cmWeight: 1200 gm. Hi carbon tempered steel blade, Steel hardness-spine=25 RC, belly=46 RC, edge=55 RC, buffalo leather scabbard, indian rosewood handle, 1 x small knife, 1 x sharpner.
It was this blade that struck down the Gurkha's enemies in both world wars. The handle is held onto the sturdy flat tang by two rivets, for excellent strength.
During World War II, England could not make enough of these for the Gurkhas and so they were also made in Dehradun, India. This kukri was so successful that the famous US group Merrill's Marauders adopted it as well for the Burma Campaign.
Actual weight: 700 - 800 grams. The item "World war II Historic improved gurkha army khukuri kukuri kukri Nepalese knife" is in sale since Saturday, February 23, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectables\Knives, Swords & Blades\Other Collectible Blades". The seller is "anniearchi" and is located in Craigieburn, VIC. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Modified Item: No
- Blade Material: Stainless Steel
- Handle Material: Wood
- Authenticity: Original