This items as well This is the current issue Kukri for Gurkhas who are in Afghan war. Therefore the name derived after the Afghanistan. The Gurkhas are deployed since the war started for Enduring Operation Freedom in Afghanistan. The Regiment is decided to carry new kukri fit to the Afghan environment. Therefore the Afghan Kukri AEOF is issued to Gurkhas. It is about 16" in overall length with an 11" Double Fullered (Angkhola Style) semi-polished made of high graded carbon Steel, Very sharp blade. The Gripper handle is made of white Sadhan wood. The shape is different and has finger grip. It is full tang running through it making it super strong which is about 5” long. The scabbard is natural leather which is off-white color. The Blade is best for outdoors as well as kitchen for cutting vegetables, meat as well as cutting wood and clearing bushes. This is one of beautiful souvenir or gift.
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: 11.00Inches (27.94cm) Hand made, Highly Grade Carbon Steel, semi-polished Blade. * Handle size: 5.00Inches (12.7cm) full tang handle made of SADHAN WOOD . * Overall Length: 16.00 inches (40.64cm) from tip of the blade to pommel of the handle . * Weight: 1.98lbs or 31.74Oz (900 grams) Approx, Blade and Sheath * Scabbard: Cotton Covered in Buffalo Leather * Origin: Dharan, East Nepal