The British standard issue khukuri is our recent product. This khukuri has a beautiful blade with a slightly curved blade. The blade of this khukuri is a full tang which means the blade has gone down to the end of the handle. The British standard issue khukuri is a full tang blade which makes it stronger and can be used for doing a different task. The British standard issue khukuri was made during the 1950s to early 1960s. This khukuri is light and short than the other khukuri. This khukuri was the best and easy-using tool for the British. The other name of the khukuri is as MK-V (mark5) khukuri, BAS khukuri (British Army standard ), BSI khukuri (British Army issue) and Falkland kukuri. In 1948 -1960 (Malayalam Emergency), 1962-1966 (Borneo Confrontation), 1982 (Falklands War), 1990-2000 (Kosovo to sierra leone), 2001-2014 (Afghanistan), 2003-2011 ( Irag), and 2014 (Ebola). Gurkhas soldiers are closely associated with this khukuri and have a well-known reputation for their fearless military prowess. Gurkhas soldiers recruited in peacekeeping force and war zones around the world.
Now the overall length of the khukuri is 15.25 inches, the blade length is about 10.5 inches. The handle is made up of 4.75 inches with horn, brass bolster, and cap. The spine measures about 7 mm thick.
We highly recommend that the wooden parts on all kukri are treated with the appropriate timber oil or wood treatment prior to use to protect and prolong the life of the timber. All of our exquisite Kukri’s are hand-made and as such there will be variations in size, weight, timber color, and other such features that make them unique and distinguishable from machine-made imitations. Buyers must be 18 yrs and over to purchase any knife or sword. Please note that the kukri is shipped directly from Nepal.