THIS KHUKURI IS THE OFFICIAL BRITISH GURKHA ARMY ISSUE AND IS MADE BY THE OFFICIAL SUPPLIER! We have been selling on Ebay since 1998 and recently several new Ebay sellers claim to have the genuine article. Please note the document on the right is our suppliers contract with the British Gurkha regiments to supply this exact khukuri. Our supplier has provided us with this so our customers know what they are getting is 100% authentic! You can get the Service No.1 model other places but you can not get a more authentic Gurkha Army Khukuri on Ebay. Please check out feedback and buy with confidence!
The Service No. 1 khukuri is called the standard size khukuri and is the most popular among the Gurkha soldiers. Their knife is issued to them when they enlist and they carry it with them throughout their military career.
It has a HIGHLY GRADED carbon steel blade which is strong enough to cut wood or bone! The handle is made from water buffalo horn. The craftsmanship on this knife is amazing so if you are looking for the finest quality khukuri you will not be dissapointed!
This khukuri also includes 2 smaller knifes in the scabbard. A "Karda" which is used as a small utility knife. Also a "Chakmak" which is used to sharpen the knife. They also have water buffalo horn handles on them.
A solid wood display stand is included FREE with this purchase. It is made of utis wood which is used in Nepal for furniture making. A knife like this deserves to be on display and not sitting in a drawer!
This model is personally imported from Nepal and is the finest quality khukuri you will find anywhere! It is made by the OFFICIAL supplier to the British Gurkha regiment in Nepal who insist of using the finest quality available. They use the best skilled Kami Biswokarmas (Master Craftsmen) to hand produce each knife. ON AVERAGE IT TAKES 4 CRAFTSMEN 1 FULL DAY TO HANDCRAFT EACH KHUKURI!!
This knife comes wrapped in high quality handmade lokta paper. The paper is eco-friendly and made from the bark of the Daphne cannabina/papyracca tree.
BLADE - 10"-Polished HIGH GRADE carbon steel.
HANDLE- 5"-Made from water buffalo horn.
SCABBARD- Cotton wood covered in water buffalo leather. Has a double "frog" which are leather loops used to attach to a belt. This is unique to current Army issue models.