Service no. 1 (Current Issue)
The most famous because of its close association with the Gurkha Soldiers..
Blade Length: 25.5 cm
Weight: 1000 gm
Price: US$ 44.99
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Nepalese Original Kukri

Origin

Dharan, Eastern Nepal

Materials

Hi carbon tempered steel blade, steel hardness- spine=22-25 RC, belly=45-46 RC, edge=54-55 RC, water buffalo leather scabbard, water buffalo horn handle, twin belt loops, 1 x small knife, 1 x sharpner
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Product Description

Among all khukuri/kukris, the Service no.1 is the most famous because of its close association with the Gurkha soldiers. It is issued to all British Gurkha soldiers on enlistment and they retain it throughout their army career. This knife is used during regular parades and also worn on duty. The blade is inscribed with recruitment date of each soldier. Senior officers regularly inspect it. This is the simplest of all khukuris. The scabbard has a twin stripes and brass bottoms at the back for the belt to go through.

Blade Specifications:
Blade Length: 10 Inches ( 25 cm)
Handle Length: 4.5 - 5 inches (12cm)
Spine Thickness: 0.7mm - 0.9mm
Net Weight: 650 grams - 750 grams
Shipping Weight: 1000 grams (1kg)
Blade Finish: Polished

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