About the Gurkhas' 12 Henshee Balance Historical World War I Blocker Handle. This Kukri is the re-production of old World War I era Kukri. This Kukri is very famous among Military Knife collectors because of the fact that this is the very design that the Kukri carried by the Gurkhas in hand-to-hand combat in the Jungle of Burma during world War l.
This Kukri knife played a very significant role in creating the history of the Gurkhas. We re-constructed the Kukri based on antique Kukri that was used during WWI and customized the weights, its width, handle eg. Lanyard and sheath to utilize in this modern world. This Kukri was also great to use for any kind of heavy workloads. It can be used to chop fire wood, cut through bone and for clearing brush.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. These are small knives come with Kukri. Karda is small knife used of skinning animal hairs and Chakmak is used of sharpening the Kukri blade in its blunt. 12" Full tang Semi Polished Blade with 5.5" Rosewood Blocker 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. The item "12 Hanshee, Balance Blocker Knife-Real Working, Historical WI from Nepal GK&CO" is in sale since Thursday, June 10, 2021. 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.