SERVICE NO. 1.

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This is called standard kukri. Among all the kukri, service No. 1 is the most famouse all over the world as it is issued to the Gurkha Soldiers. As it is military Kukri, when a Gurkha is recruited, he will receive this kukri as self-guard. Therefore, It is authentic kukri issued to the Gurkhas and is used in battle or warfare. It is must necessary for all British Gurkha Soldiers, Singapore Piolice and the Gurkha reserve unit in Brunei. The blade is made of Highly Graded carbon steel. The blade is 10 inch long while the buffalo horn handle is 5 inch long. The sheath is made of cotton-wood covering out buffalo hide. It weighs about 700 grams.

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Description

 

This Service No.1 Gripper handle kukri (khukuri) is most common and popular khukuri amongst the Gurkha soldiers. The Service No. 1 Kukri is official issued to Gurkhas in UK Regiment. This is same service kukri with gripper(panjawal) handle. This khukuri (kukri) is provided to all the British Gurkha soldiers during enlistment and is retained by them throughout their army career. Inspected regularly by an officer, this khukuri (kukri) is usually used during Parade and Duty. This Service No.1 khukuri (kukri) has Recruiting Years and Country’s name engrave on the left side of the blade. This engraving on the blade started because in the olden days the Gurkha Soldier used to forget their enlistment year due to too many wars. All Khukuris have two pockets on the back of the scabbard which hold a blunt steel called “chakmak” for sharpening the blade or for striking spark from flint and a little knife known as “karda” used for skinning small animals such as rabbits. The notch (kaura or kaudi) in the blade near the hilt of most khukuris serves as conduit for the blood on the blade to drip out, thus preventing it from soiling the hilt, as well as a device for catching and neutralizing and enemy blade.The Service No. 1 Kukri is the one of the most selling kukri. The Service No. 1 Kukri is loved by everyone because this is a part of the uniform.lade Length(inch): 10 Inch and unpolished blade,Handmade.

 

Additional information

Weight 1.20 kg
Handle Length(inch):

5 Inch and Fixed blade handle.

Total Length(inch):

15 Inches.

Material Used :

Highly Graded Carbon Steel, (car & Jeep leaf spring, 5160)Water Buffalo refine Leather for Scabbard(outside) and wate buffalo horn for the Handle, Pinewood for the Scabbard (inside), Laha( Nepali Traditional Glue).

Belly(Cm):

4.5 cm.

Drop(cm):

3.5 Cm.

Width at Ricasso(mm):

10 mm.

Width at Belly(mm):

8 mm. Net Weight (gms): 700 gms(Approx).

Weight:

1200 gms (including packaging).

Hardness of steel :

spine= 22-25 RC, belly= 45-46 RC, edge= 58-60 RC.

Complementary :

Certificate of Guarantee, Tag, Wrapping Lokta Paper.

Place Of Origin:

FGKH Factory in Dharan (East Nepal).

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