This is 10″ Blade Authentic British Gurkha Iraqi Operation Gripper Blocker Handle Khukuri. This kukri blade is exactly same as the British Gurkha Issue khukuri in Iraqi Operation with custom blocker and gripper handle. It is one of the best Khukuri with heavy deep gripping handle that can be used for normal work. The Panjawala Khukuri is mostly used for heavy duty use. The blade looks very similar to Panawala Angkhoal Khukuri but is heavier. The main reason why this model was introduced is because buyers wanted a heavy duty Khukuri which they could use for both daily and rough purpose and was long lasting as well. The blade of this Khukuri is made of the strongest spring steel and is processed for longer than any other Khukuri. The handle is made of white Sadhan wood. The shape is different and has finger grip with blocker. It is full tang running through it making it super strong which is about 4.5″ long. The craftsmanship on this knife is amazing. Karda & Chakmak: These are small knives come with the purchase of this Kukri. Karda is small knife used of skinning animal hairs and Chakmak which has blunt edge is used for sharpening the Kukri blade. *Specification of 10″ Blade Authentic British Gurkha Iraqi Operation Gripper Blocker Handle Khukuri: This is handcrafted kukri therefore please note that each one might have slight variations in measurement. * Blade size & Type: 10 inch (25.40cm) Handmade and Unpolished blade. * Handle size: 5 Inches (12.70cm) full tang Gripper & Blocker handle Indian Rosewood. * Overall Length: 15 inches (38.10cm) from tip of the blade to pommel of the handle (Aprox). * Upper Spine : 9mm. * Belly : 5.2cm. * Weight: 1.65 lbs (750 grams) Approx, Only Blade. * Scabbard: Cotton Covered in WaterBuffalo Leather * Shipping weight: 2.20 lbs or 1 Kg * Origin: Hand forge at Ex Gurkha Khukuri House factory in Dharan, East Nepal. * Blade Hardness: spine: 22-25 RC, Belly: 45-46 RC, Edge: 58-60 RC, Steel
Authentic Hand Forged khukuri Blades directly from Official Supplier to the Gurkhas in Nepal
Handmade by “Bishwakarmas” (Born khukuri Makers) using the top quality materials in a very traditional way with predictable tools
10″ Blade with 5″ Rosewood handle, Overall length 15 Inches, Thickness about 9mm at Spine
Unolished blade, sharp edge, Full tang rosewood Blocker Gripper handle, Refine Buffalo leather sheath
Razor Sharp blade, Easy to sharp, Balance water tempered.