The blade is made of Highly Graded Carbon Steel and it is semi-polished. It is broad and more curved then Standard Kukris making it perfect for lengthy use. Unlike many other handles such as rat tail etc. The Handle on this Kukri is flat full tang with artistic design visible all around the handle see pictures.The handle and blade are one single piece. Two Rosewood pieces Attached strongly to the metal part of the handle with three metal rivets and adjusted lanyard hole on handle. 12" Full tang Semi Polished Blade with 5.5" Rosewood Handle, Overall length 18", Thickness about 3/8" or 12 mm at Spine. Highly Graded Carbon Steel (made out of Car or truck spring), Black water buffalo leather sheath, two small utility knives comes with it. Appox 2.85 lb or 1300 grams with Blade and Sheath & Karda & Chakmak. This is historical icon of Nepal & Gurkha. The Kukri is use by renewal Gurkha. Its one of the most practical day to day use knives in household of Nepal in general purpose. Made in eastern Part of Nepal by skilled Kaami.
Blade Hardness: spine: 22-25 RC, Belly:45-46 RC, Edge: 58 -60 RC, Steel Type: 5160 Car Spring. The Kukri Specifications: This is handcrafted knife therefore please note that each one might have slight variations in measurement. How to maintain your Kukri. Apply machine oil, gun oil, or animal fat on the blade after every use.
Its recommended that you don't leave any fingerprints on the blade. If its necessary to touch the blade, you should clean it by using petrol/gasoline or oil and wipe with soft cloths.
Your Kukri blade is made of Carbon Steel and can rust easily. In case of rusting rub it with a fine sandpaper, clean the dirt using some oil or gasoline and wipe it with a clean soft cloth then apply oil. Check the blade frequently and apply oil regularly. Use shoe polish for the leather sheaths. Use brass polish or silver polish (the type used for brass fittings or sliver sheaths).
Most of the Kukris come with two utility knives; the blunt knife (chakmak) is used for sharpening the blade The other one - sharp edge (karda) is used for small tasks such as a pen knife. Kukri factory in Eastern Nepal. Blade Hardness: spine: 22-25 RC, Belly:45-46 RC, Edge: 58-60 RC, Steel Type: 5160 Car Spring. The item "12 Inch, Balance, Khukuri, Knife-Real Working, Historical WWI from Nepal GK&Co" is in sale since Friday, November 6, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Knives, Swords & Blades\Collectible Fixed Blade Knives\Modern Fixed Blade\Factory Manufactured".
The seller is "namaste-craft" and is located in El Cerrito, California. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia, South africa, New Zealand, Egypt, Reunion.