This is one of the beautiful kukri models. The name; American Eagle derives from the Eagle which is national Symbol of United States, the handle shape is eagle and its famous within US Knife collectors. The blade has beautifully hand skilled craftsman in eastern Nepal. The handle is made of Boone with white metal tip/ pommel while scabbard is made of cotton covered with Buffalo hide. The Handle is flat full tang. Unlike other handle (Not Rat tail), the handle and Blade is a one single piece and visible all around the handle (See pictures). Two Rosewood pieces joint (Attached) strongly to the metal part of handle with two metal rivets .The Blade is best for outdoors as well as kitchen for cutting vegetables, meat as well as cutting wood and clearing bushes.
The Kukri Specifications:
This is handcrafted knife therefore please note that each one might have slight variations in measurement.
Blade Hardness: Spine: 22-25 RC, Belly: 45-46 RC, Edge: 58-60 RC, Steel Type: 5160 Car Spring
Blade size & Type: 6 Inches (15.24cm) Hand made, Highly Grade Carbon Steel, Unpolished Blade
Handle size: 4.3/4 Inches (10.79cm) full tang handle made of Rose Wood.
Overall Length: 10.3/4Inches (26.03cm) from tip of the blade to pommel of the handle (Aprox)
Weight: 1.32 lbs or 21.16 Oz (600 grams) Approx, Blade and Sheath & Karda & Chakmak
Scabbard: Cotton Covered in Buffalo Leather.
Origin: Dharan East Nepal