The Havildar kukri(khukuri) which were carried by the sergeant in the Gurkhas for Burma campaign in world war second. Which are made by the combination of Highly Graded Carbon steel(car and jeep, 5160) for the blade, Water Buffalo lather for the scabbard, buffalo horn for the handle, pinewood for the scabbard inside with white metal and “Laha”(Nepali Traditional Glue)? Its blade size is 13.5(33.75) inch with a handmade and unpolished blade, with handle 4.5(11.25cm) inch made with Buffalo Horn tail long handle.
The knife has upper spine 9 mm and lower spine 6 mm and its handle circumference is 4.1 inch with belly 2.5 inch. The knife is made harder with the use of steel which is composed of the spine about 22-25 RC, belly 45-46 RC, edge 54-55 RC. The total weight of The Havildar kukri is 600gms. This kukri has a sharp blade that was used by the Gurkha during the word war to attack the opposite team. This was officially used kukri at that time so it gives a corresponding official pattern.
Famous Gurkha khukuri House highly recommends 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.
Every material used in this khukuri is of the best quality. These crafts are made with their hands. The Gurkha Khukuri is taken as the symbol of the bravery shown by the Brave Gurkha at the time of the war. The khukuri has always been the symbol of the Proud for Nepali.