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Description of the Product
Since 1943 these Kukris have been made by one government contractor; Windlass Steelcrafts. The original, official military issue! Hand forged from high carbon steel. A must for outdoor activities that require chopping and cutting, from gardening to camping.
Used with devastating effectiveness by the famous Nepalese Gurkhas in the Siege of Delhi in 1857, in the trenches of WWI France, throughout the New Guinea jungle in WWII, and with distinction in the Falkland Islands. The blade is an impressive 6.3mm thick with deep grooves and the traditional religious notch. Takes a good, sharp edge. Scale tang. Traditional, native hardwood handle. Standard metal butt plate. Genuine military issue to Gurkha Regiments in India. The Gurkha regimental kukri comes with accessory knives.
The blade is 6.3mm
(1/4”) thick, 30cm
(12”) long and curves inward. Overall 43cm
(17”), weight 620g (1 lb 6oz). Made by Windlass Steelcrafts.
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