Product DescriptionNepal Army Official Issue: The khukuri (Kukri) is traditionally carries either in war or in civil life. Very effective when used as the kukri, it is a symbolic kukri of the Nepal Army, and of all Gurkha regiments throughout the world. Signifying the courage and valor of the bearer in the battlefield. It is a part of the regimental weaponry and heraldry the Nepalese Gurkha Rifled. It is known to many people as simply the "Gurkha blade" or "Gurkha knife". An attacking knife (kukri). The blade is made of Highly Graded Carbon with balanced temper on the edge of the blade therefore its very strong. Besides carrying the knife in war time, this blade can be used to chop wood or bone cleaning bushes. This is also called Standard Issued in Gurkha Units as they have few other military kukris issued in special occasion or during training. The Kukri Specifications: This is handcrafted knife therefore please note that each one might have slight variations in measurement. * Blade Hardness: Spine: 22-25 RC, Belly: 45-46 RC, Edge: 58-60 RC, Steel Type: 5160 Car Spring * Blade size & Type: 9.00Inches (22.86cm) Hand made, Highly Grade Carbon Steel, polished Blade * Handle size: 5.00 Inches (12.7cm) full tang handle made of buffalo horn. * Overall Length: 14.00inches (35.56cm) from tip of the blade to pommel of the handle (Aprox) * Weight: 1.32lbs or 21.16Oz (600 grams) Approx, Blade and Sheath * Scabbard: Cotton Covered in Buffalo Leather * Origin: Dharan, East Nepal
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