This is the simplest of all Kukris. It is a replica of a very simple knife (Kukri) all Nepalese would have one at home for their every day cutting and chopping task in the early nineteen century. It not only served them as a tool but more importantly as a weapon too. A recent research made to Nepal’s oldest museum at Chauni in Katmandu, showed how simple this Kukri had been constructed in that era. Kukris showcased inside the house were often seen of 13” in size to give the blade the impact it needs to get the job done. The most surprising fact seen on the blades were that the blades were full tang less and how they held up all those years and got rested inside this museum still in one piece is a surprise.
The shape too of this Kukri is a little different to how the blades are crafted now. The shape appears very pointed at the tip, very thick in the middle and then very thin again just before the knotch. The handle is made out of rosewood but the blade does not run till the end. It stops almost at the end and then heavily glued with traditional glue. The blade is also given an unpolished look for more tempering and not to spoil the look when used.
The scabbard of this Classic Kukri is made of buffalo leather that’s finer than used in other normal kukris so no boot polishing needs to be done to maintain its look. A small knife and a sharpener are fitted at the back of the scabbard like every all kukri. There's also a small pouch at the back of the two small knives where villagers in Nepal carry coins and matches inside. One can pull the pink color leather tip to pull out the pouch. An extra hole also can be seen between the two small knives where a pencil or a pen can go in. This kukri is tucked inside cloth belt worn by Nepalese villager as the scabbard does not have belt holder like modern kukris.
This kukri is a perfect collective item for collectors wanting collect a traditional classic style made centuries ago.
Length: 12 Inches
Weight: 740 grams
Finish: Semi Polished
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