World War II Dehradune Gurkha Khukuri Khukri Kukrri Kukri Knife 11" Wood Handle

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WorldWar II DehraduneGurkhaKhukuri Khukri Kukrri Kukri Knife 11 inchThismodel of Khukuri is used by Gurkha soldiersduringworld warII.ThisKhukuri was also used by Indian Gurkha soldiers and and also made inDehradun, India and hence it is also called Dehradune Khukuri.BladeMade Material:Made of Highly Graded Carbon SteelSteelCategory: A grade leaf spring steel (from car or jeep )Hardnessof Steel: Spine 22 & 25 Rc, Midpoint of the belly 45 & 46 Rc, and the edge54 & 55 Rc.HandleMade Of:Rose WoodScabbardmade Of:Water Buffalo Hide/Leather (Outside) and Pine wood (Inside)Madeby: Fix Blade withHandmadeWeight of Blade:590-610 GramsWeight with scabbard: 800-825 GramsBladeLength: 11InchTotalLength:16 InchThicknessof Blade: 1cmThisKhukuri was designed before second ward war in Nepal but it became popular whenBritish Gurkha used this Khukuri in second world war. Gurkhasoldierswonmany battles with this Khukuri and were awarded prestigious award likeVictoria Cross, the highest military honor for bravery intheBritishArmy.The blade of thisKhukuri is more curveand heavier than standard Khukuri.Thekhukuri (Nepali:khukuri) is a Nepalese knife with an inwardly curvedblade, similar to a machete, used as both a tool and as a weapon in Nepal andsome neighboring countries of South Asia. Traditionally it was, and in manycases still is, the basic utility knife of the Nepalese people. It is acharacteristic weapon of the Nepalese Army, the Royal Gurkha Rifles, AssamRifles, Assam Regiment of Indian Army and of all Gurkha regiments throughoutthe world, so much so that some English-speakers refer to the weapon as a"Gurkha blade" or "Gurkha knife". The kukri often appearsin Nepalese heraldry and is used in many traditional rituals such as weddingceremonies. Bhojpur is in the Eastern Hilly District of Nepal; famous forKhukuri making. This small hilly district is home to most blacksmiths who havebeen engaged Khukuri making since time immemorial. The Khukuri can be an usefulworking tool as well as excellent gift for decoration.*AsKhukuris are hand crafted they may have slight variations in measurements.Alongwith a Khukuri knife, a cover, two smaller knives (Karda&Chakmak)are also included.Karda&Chakmak:These are smallknives come with cover.Kardais used as an auxiliary knifeandChakmakis used for sharpening the blade in its blunt.Origin:Hand made in EasternMountain District of Nepal, Bhojpur and Dharan*************************************************************************************************************************************HANDLING AND CARE OF KHUKURIHOW TO UNSHEATHE YOUR KHUKURI?·Do not encircle the scabbard with your finger while taking out your Khukuri. This may cause injury.·When you want take out kukri from its scabbard, always make sharp side of blade opposite to your body.·If the blade is stuck in the scabbard, don't try to take out with force, move blade up and down couple of times and try to pull it slowly out.·Some kukris are more curve than others; you need to be careful to take out the blade from the scabbard. The simple and safe way to take out blade from the scabbard is to follow with hand position how curve is the scabbard of it.·Hold the upper edge of the scabbard with your palm and fingers and then take out the Khukuri slowly.HOW TO MAINTAIN YOUR KHUKURI?·Please apply machine / gun oil, on the blade at least once a month or every time after use.As Kukris are made of carbon steel, make sure not to leave any fingerprint on the blade. The fingerprint may develop rust on the blade.In case rust develops, rub it off with fine sandpaper, clean the dirt using petroleum oil, wipe it off with a clean cloth and apply lubricating oil.·Use shoe Polish for the leather case, Brasso for the brass fittings and Silvo for silver cases.·Both sides of the blunt Chakmak can sharpen the blade. However, a sharpening stone is recommended.·Please do not to expose Khukuri Scabbard to the sun for a longtime, as heating may cause shrinking of Scabbard and could make the blade difficult to insert inside.CAUTIONKhukuri looks simple, but it could be a dangerous weapon. There are some ways to use it in order to avoid accident.·Protect the cutting blade from metal, stone and other hard items.·Make your blade always dry after use and apply some lubricants on the blade to protect it from the rust.IMPORT REGULATIONS:We request you to check import regulation and custom duties before ordering the item. Import duties, taxes and other charges ( if any) at destination countries are of buyer ’s responsibility and hence we shall not take any responsibilities on these . Froo www.froo.com | Froo Cross Sell, Free Cross Sell, Cross promote, eCRATER Marketing, eCRATER listing Apps, eCRATER Apps, eCRATER Application

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