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Title Gurkha kukri
Nationality Indian
Period 1943

This is a locally made issue piece, with a broad arrow punched above the 1943 date at the forte of the blade - it is quite uncommon to find WW2 issue pieces that are dated. The top of the scabbard has been modified to fit directly onto a Sam Brown or Webb belt, indicating possible officer use.

The hilt is rosewood with iron mounts. The scabbard is wood bound with calf leather.

If you want to comment on this item—re quality, age, etc—please email me.

[Edged Weapons : Dirks : Indian : 20th Century]


Just to let you know that the badge arrived here safe and sound.. Thanks for the great service.... the badge is in exceptional condition.

D C, Canada, 16.02.2009

Just wanted to thank you very much for finding the sword - you have made C's day and therefore mine!

A J, UK, 04.05.2006